First-Year Interest Groups


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If you are a student interested in joining a FIG for Spring 2015, please sign up and FYE will be in touch once topics are announced!

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Fall 2014 Topics and Meeting Times

Digital Forensics and Benevolent Hacking

This FIG will discuss digital forensics, malicious software, reverse engineering, networks, programming, and a host of other topics in computer security.  Release your inner benevolent hacker!  Join us in Math 329 from 1:00 - 2:00 PM on August 25th.  

Please contact Golden G. Richard III for more information.

My Gay FIG

This first year interest group is designed for students who identify as part of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQQ) community and their allies.  Join us on August 26th from 4:00 - 5:00 PM in the Student Success Center!  

For more information, please contact Mike Hoffshire at or Nick Fuselier at

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We are in the process of recruiting faculty and staff members to lead a Spring 2015 First-Year Interest Group.  Please email Nicole Ralston at for further information!  Click here to submit a proposed FIG.