Read more » An ingratiating comic performer with a knack for finding the humanity in stereotypical "geek" roles, actor Justin Long rose from television and indie features to supporting and starring roles in major features like "Accepted" (2006), "Live Free or Die Hard" (2007) and "He's Just Not That into You" (2009).Long's droll timing and refusal to mug was crucial in elevating him from his early roles as social misfits on "Ed" (NBC, 2000-04) to nervous but capable young men in the mold of Jack Lemmon for the aforementioned projects, as well as the popular feature films "Herbie: Fully Loaded" (2005) and "Zack and Miri Make a Porno" (2008).In the past, they’ve embarked on such awesome adventures as organizing speed dating for charity, holding fundraising dinners for Haiti/Pakistan/Mongolian charities, and, as they put it, exploiting their friends to help raise money for worthy causes.We’ll be sure to put out the word when we learn when and where the dance party will take place. UPDATE: The lunchtime dance party will take place from 12-1 PM on Thursday, August 23, at the corner of Sparks and O’Connor.Most days he rides from lesson to lesson on Citi Bikes he picks up at stations around Manhattan, parking them when he arrives at each venue, hopping on another bike after a class, covering some 15 miles a day.To stay light, he carries no books, no texts on his jaunts around Gotham; lunch is a Power Bar he picks up along the way.“Going to the conference always helps my computer science majors determine and discover what they want to do.” Martin, a math major and computer science minor from Needham, MA, says she learned a lot about the industry in rapid-fire sessions at the conference called “Student Opportunity” tables.
Meena left Edmonton to study in Ottawa, where she met Natalie, hailing from Cape Breton.
Conference participants filled the seats and engaged in conversations with the industry experts and each other.
Rabbi Hanoch Hecht’s six minutes of Torah in Manhattan one recent day lasted seven and a half hours.
Photo by John Abbott Martin, Nguyen, and Grey were part of Vassar’s record contingent at this year’s Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, the largest annual gathering in the world of women in science and technology. “I loved everything about the conference,” Martin says, “but it was especially cool because we were a part of the Vassar legacy, a part of what Grace started here.” Associate Professor of Computer Science Jennifer Walter has been taking her students to the conference since 2000.
Nineteen computer science students from Vassar joined more than 12,000 students, faculty and industry employees and executives at this year’s conference Oct. Hopper graduated from Vassar in 1928, taught mathematics here for 13 years, and was a pioneer in the computer industry with the U. This year‘s group was her largest because the conference coincided with Vassar’s fall break.