2020

Note: All in-person GSB events planned for 03/23/20 and onwards are postponed
indefintely due to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation. Stay safe and healthy!


GSB Ice Skating Event
Date: Saturday, February 22
Time: 10am-12pm
Location: Riverside Skating Center (Next to Wabash Landing)
Description: GSB will be holding an ice skating event this weekend!
We have rented out the ice skating rink and will provide free skate rentals to all those who attend.
CS graduate students, faculty, staff, and their family members (including children!) are welcome to attend.
In the case of unsuitable weather, we will send out an email to inform of cancellation at least an hour in advance.
We hope to see everyone there!

GSB Mentorship Program Event
The Spring Catch-Up

Date: Friday, February 21
Time: 10am-12pm
Location: LWSN 1168
Description: GSB will be hosting our first mentor-mentee event of the semester.
The purpose is for mentors and mentees to catch up and ask each other any questions.
GSB will be providing bagels, coffee, and juice for everyone to enjoy.
Note that once you pick up food, you are free to leave the room and chat somewhere else with more space.
Please feel free to drop by anytime between 10am-12pm!

CS Grad Social Hour
(Co-Hosted by GSB and PGSG)

Date: Friday, January 31
Time: 3:30-4:30pm
Location: LWSN 3102
Description: PGSG (Purdue Graduate Student Government) representatives will be joining us for this social hour, so be sure to come
prepared with any questions you have. If you would like to learn more about PGSG in advance, you can check out their website here.
The tasty treat du jour will be an assortment of baked goods, including cakes, pies, and brownies, from Sweet Revolution Bakery!
We will also have fruits and vegetables, coffee, and tea available. See you there!

CS Grad Social Hour
(Hosted by GSB)

Date: Friday, January 24
Time: 3-4pm
Location: LWSN 2nd Floor Mezzanine
Description: Welcome back! We hope you had a refreshing winter break and are ready for another great semester at Purdue CS.
GSB will be celebrating the start of the semester with delicious cookies, icecream, hot chocolate, fruit, and vegetables,
so come on down! As always, there will be coffee and tea.

Previous years

GSB Game Night
Date: Saturday, November 23
Time: 7pm - 12am
Location: Merlin's Beard
Description: GSB is sponsoring a Game Night at Merlin's Beard! They have dozens of fun board and card games to choose from,
along with good RPG-inspired food and alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. You can arrive and leave at any time during the night.
GSB will pay the gaming fee and provide some snacks, but you'll be responsible for any additional food or drinks you order.
So, come hang out with your fellow graduate students, and relax before finals season starts!
Be sure to check your email and RSVP using the link provided.

CS Grad Social Hour
(Hosted by GSB)

Date: Friday, November 15
Time: 3-4pm
Location: LWSN 2nd Floor Mezzanine
Description: Join your fellow graduate students at GSB's last social hour of the semester!
Celebrate the upcoming break with a festive selection of delicious pies and icecream.
As always, there will be coffee and tea.

GSB Fall 2019 Bar Crawl
Date: Friday, October 25
Time: 7pm-12am

Location:
7-8pm : Lafayette Brewing Company
8-9pm : Digby's
9-10pm : Chumley's
10-11pm : The Vault
11pm-12am : DT Kirby's

Description: The twice-annual GSB bar crawl is back by popular demand!
We will all be meeting up separately at Lafayette Brewing Company, and afterwards we will walk together
as a group between locations. You are free to join us at any point in the night or leave at any point in the night.
Drinking is OPTIONAL, but everyone who attends must be 21+. The establishments we will be stopping at will have food as well,
so feel free to come for the food and company even if you do not plan on drinking.
You are welcome to bring people that are not a part of the department as long as they are 21+ as well.
Lastly, with Halloween so close, costumes are encouraged!

GSB Mentorship Program Event
Date: Thursday, October 24
Time: 6-8pm
Location: Lawson Commons
Description: To kick start mentor-mentee introductions, we have planned a casual get-together
where the mentors and mentees can meet, eat some food, and play a game or two.
Check your email for your mentor or mentee pairing.

CS Grad Social Hour
(Hosted by GSB)

Date: Friday, October 11
Time: 3-4pm
Location: LWSN 2nd Floor Mezzanine
Description: Join GSB and your fellow graduate students for a fall-themed social hour!
Come out to sample delicious pies, icecream, and apples (caramel and regular).
We will have coffee and tea per usual.

Corn Maze Visit
Date: Saturday, September 28
Time: 5:15-8pm
Location: Exploration Acres
Description: Come join GSB in exploring Northwest Indiana's largest corn maze!
This year, the theme is "Purdue University - 150 Years of Giant Leaps."
We have rented a fire pit, so we will also be able to enjoy s'mores in the light of a campfire.

Purdue Football Game
(GSB sponsored tickets)

Date: Saturday, September 7
Time: 12pm
Location: Ross-Ade Stadium
Description: Come join GSB officers, the GoBoiler interns, and your fellow CS graduate students as the Purdue Boilermakers play Vanderbilt University.
Before the game, starting at 10am, we will have a "tailgate" in Lawson Commons, where we will serve coffee and bagels.
Be sure to check your email because tickets to the game are limited.
Update: We won - Boiler up!

GSB Mentorship Program Event
Date: Thursday, September 5
Time: 6-7:30pm
Location: Lawson Commons
Description: This is our first mentorship program event of the semester!
If you signed up to be a mentor or mentee, this is your time to meet, talk, and see where your interests align.
Panera will be served for dinner.

CS Grad Social Hour
(Hosted by GSB)

Date: Friday, August 23
Time: 3-4pm
Location: Outside Lawson 3102
Description: Come join GSB at our first event of the semester!
Mingle with your fellow graduate students over Mary Lou doughnuts.
Be sure to say hello to the new students joining us this semester!
At 3:30pm, GSB will give a presentation in Lawson 3102 to introduce this year's elected officers and discuss our plans for the upcoming year.

Board Game Social
(Co-Hosted with the Association of Multicultural Computer Scientists)

Date: Friday, April 12
Time: 6-8pm
Location: Lawson Commons
Description: Eat dinner and play board/card games with your fellow graduate and undergraduate students!
There will be a large variety of games available to choose from, and dinner will be catered by Fazoli's.

CS Grad Social Hour
(Hosted by GSB)

Date: Friday, April 12
Time: 3-4pm
Location: LWSN second floor mezzanine
Description: The semester is coming to a close. Although your stress levels may be higher and your sleep time may be lower from projects, exams, research, and grading, come take a break with GSB and enjoy Insomnia Cookies and ice cream! As usual, there will also be fruit, coffee, and tea available.

CS Intramural Dodgeball
Playoff Game
Date: Tuesday, April 9
Time: 7-7:30pm
Location: CoRec Gold/Black Gym, Court 5
Description: We made the playoffs! Come cheer on your Spring 2019 graduate/faculty/staff departmental dodgeball team, The Exception Handlers, as we battle Average Joe's Pharmacy!

GSB Spring 2019 Bar Crawl
Date: Friday, April 5
Time: 7pm-12am

Location:
7-8pm : Sgt Preston's
8-9pm : The Vault
9-10pm : Chumley's
10-11pm : Digby's
11pm-12am : DT Kirby's

Description: CS GSB cordially invites you to our Spring Bar Crawl. This event is open to all CS faculty, staff and graduate students.
Friends and family members are also welcome to attend. The only requirement is that you must be 21 years or older to enter the bars.
We will be starting at Sgt. Preston's in Lafayette at 7 PM. We have a reservation there, so ask a waiter if you can't find us!
Please feel free to drop by whenever it is convenient for you to join! We look forward to seeing you there!

CS Intramural Dodgeball
Match #3
Date: Wednesday, April 3
Time: 7-7:30pm
Location: CoRec Gold/Black Gym, Court 4
Description: Come cheer on your Spring 2019 graduate/faculty/staff departmental dodgeball team, The Exception Handlers, as we battle Average Joe's Pharmacy!

CS Intramural Dodgeball
Match #2
Date: Wednesday, March 27
Time: 7-7:30pm
Location: CoRec Gold/Black Gym, Court 6
Description: Come cheer on your Spring 2019 graduate/faculty/staff departmental dodgeball team, The Exception Handlers, as we battle The Clown Punchers!

PhD Prospective Student Visit Day
CS Grad Social Hour | PMU Bowling
Date: Friday, March 22
Time: 3-4pm | 7-9pm
Location: LWSN second floor mezzanine | PMU Rack and Roll
Description: Come socialize with the prospective students over Mary Lou Doughnuts during the weekly social hour.
As usual, there will also be fruit, coffee, and tea available.
Later in the evening, join your fellow graduate students and the prospective students for bowling and billiards.
We will have sandwiches, salads, and delicious desserts.

CS Intramural Dodgeball
Match #1
Date: Wednesday, March 20
Time: 7-7:30pm
Location: CoRec Gold/Black Gym, Court 6
Description: Description: Come cheer on your Spring 2019 graduate/faculty/staff departmental dodgeball team, The Exception Handlers, as we battle Aero Assault!

CS Grad Social Hour
(Hosted by GSB)

Date: Friday, March 8
Time: 3-4pm
Location: LWSN second floor mezzanine
Description: To celebrate International Women's Day, we will have an assortment of desserts from the Sweet Revolution Bake Shop,
a woman-owned, local bakery in downtown Lafayette. As usual, there will also be fruit, coffee, and tea available.

CS Grad Social Hour
(Hosted by GSB)

Date: Friday, February 15
Time: 3-4pm
Location: Outside LWSN 3102
Description: It's that time of the week again - social hour! This week's menu features cupcakes, lemon bars, peanut brittle, and more! There will also be coffee, tea, and fruit, as usual.

CS Grad Social Hour
(Hosted by GSB)

Date: Friday, January 18
Time: 3-4pm
Location: LWSN second floor mezzanine
Description: Welcome back! Come decorate (and eat!) cookies with your fellow computer science graduate students! There will be coffee and tea as usual, as well as fruit.

GSB Mentorship Program Event
The Initial Meetup

Date: Wednesday, December 5
Time: 6-7:30pm
Location: Lawson Commons
Description: The main purpose of this meeting will be to introduce the mentor/mentee pairs. Food will be provided!

CS Social Hour
(Hosted by GSB)

Date: Friday, November 30
Time: 3-4pm
Location: Outside LWSN 3102
Description: Come enjoy doughnuts while you mingle with your fellow computer science graduate students!

GSB Fall 2018 Bar Crawl
Date: Friday, November 9
Time: 7pm-12am
Location: Sgt Preston’s, The Vault, Digby’s, Chumley’s, and DT Kirby’s
Description: GSB invites you to join us for friends and fun as we visit five bars in a night!


CS Social Hour
(Hosted by GSB)

Date: Friday, November 2
Time: 3-4pm
Location: LWSN 3102
Description: Just because Halloween is over doesn't mean the fun has to end: the theme is Post-Halloween Splurge! Please come by to pick up some coffee and Halloween candy, or just to hang out with your fellow graduate students.

CS Social Hour & Power Hour
(Hosted by GSB)

Date: Friday, October 12
Time: 3-4pm / 4:4:30pm
Location: LWSN second floor mezzanine / LWSN 1106
Description: GSB will be hosting the CS Social Hour. Refreshments will be served per usual.
Afterwards, we encourage you to join GSB for the Social Power Hour! During this time, students can give a brief, informal talk about their current research. At the end, those in attendance will vote for the best talk, and the winner will receive a small gift from GSB.

GSB Intro Session & Social Hour
When: Sep 28th, 3:00-4:00pm
Where: LWSN 3102
Description: GSB will be hosting Social Hour. This will be an introductory session with the new board members for this year.

GSB End of Semester Party
Time: Apr 20th, 3:00pm
Location: LWSN Commons
Description: The final GSB event of the 2017-2018 school year! There will be food, music and the finals for Social Power Hour!


Social Power Hour
SPH is an event that gives CS graduate students an opportunity for to share their work and learn more about the work of others. Each participant will have a maximum of five minutes to present their research, using slides or other audio-visual aids. The audience will have an opportunity to give, anonymous, feedback via a Qualtrics survey, which GSB will provide.


02/March/2018
- Nathan Burow: CFIXX -- Object Type Integrity
- Derrick McKee: Double Trouble: Fine-grained Kernel Fuzzing
- Jim Lembke: RoSCo - A Reliable SDN Controller
- Prashast Srivastava: FirmFuzz: Automated IoT Firmware Introspection and Analysis

GSB hosted graduate-only CS Town Hall
Time: Jan 24th, 5:30pm
Location: LWSN 3102A/B
Description: A graduate student only, CS Town Hall organized and facilitated by GSB, and will therefore be geared towards hearing from and collaborating with students to meeting the needs and wants of our CS graduate student community!



GSB End of Semester Party
Time: Dec 1st, 3:30pm
Location: LWSN Commons
Description: There will be great food, music, and games--a perfect combination for an awesome party :) Come and Have fun!!! Poster

CS Graduate Town Hall Meeting
Time: Nov 30, 5:30pm
Location: LWSN 3102 A/B
Description: An opportunity to voice any concerns you might have regarding our program and to hear from our Department leadership: Head, Assistant-Head, Grad-Chair. They will be providing updates about the CS graduate program and working with you to resolve issues. This is your opportunity to make our program better. Please join us! There will be free food!

Advice About a Research Career – Prof. Douglas Comer
Time: Oct 30, 5pm
Location: LWSN 1142
Host: Savvas Savvides - GSB
Description: Flyer

Postscript Programming, Fun with Graphs – Prof. Douglas Comer
Time: Sep 27, 5pm
Location: LWSN 1142
Host: USB & GSB
Description: Poster

GSB Hosts CS Social Hour
Time: Sep 15
Location: LWSN 3rd floor

Presentation for Corporate Partners (CPP)
Time: Aug 31
Location: LWSN 3102
Description: Presenter: Savvas Savvides, Presentation slides
CS Graduate Town Hall meeting
Time: Mon April 4 at 5:30pm
Location: LWSN 3102 A/B
Description: The Department Head and Graduate Committee Chair will be present to give you an update regarding the state of the CS department and the graduate program. Don't miss this opportunity to ask questions and express any concerns. Free food for all attending

Bowling Night
Time: Saturday, April 9, 7-9pm
Location: Union Rack and Roll
description: Come for bowling and pool. Enjoy the free food and have fun mingling with other CS people.

CS Graduate Town Hall meeting
Location: LWSN 3102 A/B
Description: The Department Head and Graduate Committee Chair will be present to give you an update regarding the state of the CS department and the graduate program. Don't miss this opportunity to ask questions and express any concerns. Free food for all attending

CS and ECE Year End Party @ LWSN Commons
Time: Wednesday, December 3, 6-9pm
Location: LWSN Commons
Description: Come to CS and ECE Year End Party! Enjoy the free food and video games! Please come to the check-in table and get your exclusive party gift! It is a good chance for CS and ECE Graduate Students to meet each other and talk. We hope you all will have a wonderful time!

CS Graduate Town Hall meeting
Time: Tuesday, October 21, 6-7 pm
Location: LWSN 3102 A/B
Description: The Department Head and Graduate Committee Chair will be present to give you an update regarding the state of the CS department and the graduate program. Don't miss this opportunity to ask questions and express any concerns. Free food from Chipotle for all attending

VMware PhD Tech Talk
Time: Thursday, September 26, 6 PM
Location: LWSN 3102

CS Graduate Town Hall meeting
Time: Tuesday, November 19, 6-7pm
Location: LWSN 1142

Presentation for Corporate Partners (CPP)
Time: Tuesday, September 17, 10:30-11am
Location: LWSN 3102
Description: Presentation slides
Singles Table Tennis Tournament
Time: 2/18–2/21, 2013
Location: Recreational Sports Center, Multi-Purpose court 5

Graduate Student Quality of Life Meeting
Time: Thursday, March 24, 2011, 6:30PM-8:00PM
Location: RAWL 1086
Description: Flyer
Pizza & Movie
Time: Friday, Oct 22nd, 6:00PM
Location: LWSN Commons

Finals week pizza social
Time: Apr 29, 6:00PM
Location: LWSN Commons

Spring BBQ
Time: Apr 10
Location: Squirrel Park

Google pizza and BBQ
Time: Mar 25
Location: LWSN 1142

Pizza & Movie
Time: Feb 24, 6:00PM
Location: LWSN Commons

Pizza, Bowling & Billiards
Time: Jan 29
Location: LWSN Commons

Fall 2008
Dec 17, 2008 - Finals Week Pizza
Nov 13, 2008 - Mentoring Callout
Nov 7, 2008 - Social Hour
Oct 23, 2008 - Town Hall
Sep 17, 2008 - Pizza Night
Spring 2008
April 26th, 2008 - Spring BBQ
April 2nd, 2008 - Quiz Bowl w/UPE
March 17th, 2008 - Spring Social
March 13th, 2008 - Social Hour II
February 12th, 2008 - Purdue Basketball Game
January 23rd, 2008 - "Welcome Back" Pizza Social
January 11th, 2008 - Social Hour
Fall 2007
December 12th, 2007 - Finals Week Pizza
November 15th, 2007 - Google Pizza Night
October 24th, 2007 - "Non-Pizza" Event
October 1st, 2007 - Town Hall Meeting
September 14th, 2007 - Social Hour
September 5th, 2007 - Mentoring Night
Summer 2007
July 26th, 2007 - GSB Summer BBQ
June 21st, 2007 - Pizza and Bowling
Fall 2006
December 13th, 2006 - Finals Week Pizza
December 8th, 2006 - CS Employee Appreciation Social
December 6th, 2006 - Open Forum for Ph.D. Annual Review
November 1st, 2006 - Fazoli's and a Movie Social
October 18th, 2006 - Google Pizza Social - Takin' break from midterms
October 12th, 2006 - Open Forum with CS Administrators
September 13th, 2006 - Fall BBQ at Happy Hollow Park
August 23rd, 2006 - Mentoring/Welcome Back Pizza Event
Spring/Summer 2006
July 27th, 2006 - Summer BBQ at Happy Hollow Park
June 15th, 2006 - Pizza and Bowling
March 8th, 2006 - Free Google Pizza event
February 8, 2006 - Google tech talk
Fall 2005
November 21, 2005 - PhD job panel
November 10, 2005 - Google Pizza Night
September 27, 2005 - Google Free pizza and bowling night
August 23, 2005 - Mentoring Event
August 15, 2005 - GSB Q&A
Summer 2005
July 21 - Google Pizza/Bowling Night
June 9, 2005 - Summer Social
Spring 2005
April 29, 2005 - Spring 2005 Graduating Students Reception
April 21, 2005 - Microsoft Tech Talk
April 4, 2005 - Awards Banquet
March 30, 2005 - Meeting with Quaid Morris, faculty candidate in Bioinformatics
February 24, 2005 - Faculty Meeting (II)
February 22, 2005 - Faculty Meeting (I)
February 18, 2005 - Bowling Night
February 3, 2005 - Pizza and Movie
Fall 2004
December 3, 2004 - CS Employee Appreciation Social
November 22, 2004 - Ph.D. Panel
November 16, 2004 - Graduate School Primer
October 26, 2004 - Being a Part of CS Department
October 07, 2004 - GSB Social-Free Pizza
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