Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Yahoo! Brings Hack U to U-M October 27 - 30



U-M Students: Join us for a festival of coding, food, music, prizes, and fun!

Yahoo! will bring its renowned team of tech gurus to U-M for Hack U, a series of workshops culminating in a 24-hour programming contest. Taking place at the Computer Science and Engineering building, Hack U is a cool way for students with an interest in programming, computer science, and information studies to learn some new tricks and build a great hack. Yahoo! will bring the tech gurus, developer tools and inspiration (caffeine, free schwag, and prizes) -- you bring your hack genius!

The contest's best hack winner will win the Grand Prize Trip to Yahoo! headquarters in Sunnyvale, CA to represent U-M at Yahoo!s Open Hack Showdown.

Find Out More About Hack U at Michigan

To learn more, see this article in the Michgan Daily tahat covered Hack U in 2009:
Engineers develop new technologies at Hack U competition

Ready to Get Your Hack On?

Here's the 2010 Hack U Agenda:

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27TH
EVENT: Hack U Kickoff Dinner
TIME: 6:00pm
PLACE: 1670 CSE
Learn everything you need to know to participate in the hacking competition. Plus get in on Hack examples, code sample and tips, raffle, T-shirts and dinner!

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 28TH
EVENT: Open Tech Night Dinner YUI, YQL & APIs
TIME: 6:00pm
PLACE: 1670 CSE
Dont miss out on this talk which will cover the best APIs available along with YQL, YUI and prototyping tips.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29TH
EVENT: Official start of the 24 hour hacking competition
TIME: 3:00pm
PLACE: Tishman Hall
Let the Hacking begin! Ongoing talks, food, music, games, raffle prizes and fun throughout the day/night in central base camp area. Different Hack shirts handed out at the beginning of the event.

SATURDAY OCTOBER 30TH
EVENT: Hack Demos, Judging & Awards
TIME: 3:00pm
PLACE: 1670 CSE
Time to show off your Hack for a chance to win iPads, Thinkgeek.com gift certificates, Yahoo! swag and of course, the grand prize trip to the Open Hack Showdown in California.

Hack U 2010 at U-M is sponsored by CSE and by these student groups:


Posted: September 23, 2010