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November 13, 2013 - December 20, 2013

Venture School Add to your Outlook Calendar


Location: JPEC
Contact: Jennifer Ott
Are you a budding entrepreneur? Do you have an idea and don't know where to go with it? Venture School will teach you the skills you'll need to determine whether you have a marketable idea and how to take it market. More information

November 15, 2013 - November 17, 2013

Intro to Ruby (on Rails) Add to your Outlook Calendar


Location: PBB C207
Contact: Jennifer Ott
Ruby has taken the Web world by storm, providing an object-oriented approach to Web programming. Its simplicity and user-friendliness make it ideal for beginning programmers to use to dive into the world of dynamic Web sites. After going through the basics of Ruby programming, lean about the Ruby on Rails framework environment. Ruby on rails is a relatively new, but already very popular, player in the world of dynamic Web sites. Learn the steps of creating the Ruby on Rails framework and then modifying that framework with Ruby programming to customize your Web site just the way you want it. At the end of this course you’ll be able to use the techniques you’ve learned to build and customize your own dynamic Web application. The Ruby programming language uses simple, easy to remember syntax, along with a host of special functions that perform many time-consuming programming jobs for you. More information

November 17, 2013

Gamma Iota Sigma Meeting Add to your Outlook Calendar

4:00 PM
Location: S107 PBB
Contact: Aaron Hoefle
Gamma Iota Sigma is the international risk management, insurance, and actuarial science collegiate fraternity. Jeff Scarpinato, Vice President at Holmes, Murphy will be educating us about the new health care reforms. More information

GCBA: Puerto Rico International Trade Discussion Panel Add to your Outlook Calendar

4:00 PM
Location: W107 PBB
Contact: Longguo Lin
Tippie’s Greater Chinese Business Association will host a Skype discussion with Cheetah Mount's founder and CEO, Dalen Thomas. Mr. Thomas will talk about his start-up story, as well as the logistics involved in the trade that his company primarily conducts between Puerto Rico and Ningbo, China. There will be a 30-minute Q&A period following the Skype presentation. More information