For nearly two decades, students from around the world have competed in the Imagine Cup, Microsoft’s premier international technology competition for young developers, for the chance to win travel, mentoring, cash and prizes, not to mention the coveted trophy. The SnapSort! team is comprised of members Chun-An Ku, Yun Liu and Joey Wang, graduate students who are studying ( … )
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What's Happening at GIX
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March 20, 2020
Application deadline for Access Computing Summer Program internships. Apply Here
March 31, 2020
Admissions for students starting in fall 2020 is currently ongoing on a rolling basis. Applications are open now.
April 1, 2020
Admissions deadline for the Dual Degree program at Tsinghua University are currently being accepted on a rolling basis.
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No members of the GIX community have reported symptoms of the COVID-19 infection. Bellevue, WASH (March 6, 2020) — Out of an abundance of caution for the health and well-being of its students, faculty, staff, and community, the Global Innovation Exchange will suspend all in-person classes and large meetings and events at the Steve Ballmer ( … )
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