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Kevin Matesi
NIU graduate student Kevin Matesi will be honored in New York this month as the winner of the 2014 IBM Master the Mainframe contest. Matesi, of Wauconda, edged out nearly 4,900 competitors in the annual contest that challenges students to demonstrate their mainframe computer programming abilities. “I couldn’t believe it at first,” said Matesi, who...
IBM Academic Initiative
A representative from IBM will visit campus Wednesday, Sept. 17, to host a faculty workshop on the IBM Academic Initiative. IBM’s Valinda Kennedy will lead the workshop from 1 to 4 p.m. in Altgeld Hall 315. All are welcome. Faculty are encouraged to bring their tablets or laptops. The IBM Academic Initiative is the main...
Master the Mainframe
Northern Illinois University computer science students claimed top honors in the IBM Master the Mainframe contest. The contest allows students to distinguish themselves in mainframe computer programming abilities.  Participants completed the tasks for the contest during the fall semester from Oct. 7 to Dec. 28, 2013, and winners were announced this semester. The contest consists of three...
Christopher Caine
The University Honors Program on Thursday hosted former IBM executive Christopher Caine, now president of the Center for Global Enterprise and president and founder of Mercator XXI, for a lecture and series of roundtable discussions titled “America as a Commercial Republic.” Throughout the day, Caine focused his comments on the future of American consumerism and...