2017 Hesburgh Libraries Hackathon


Location: Hesburgh Library, Center for Digital Scholarship

2017 Hesburgh Libraries Hackathon

Are you a developer, UX enthusiast, big-ideas person, or effective team leader?

This year’s theme is Information Overload. Do you have creative ideas to deal with the 24/7 problem of information overload? Do you want to create innovative solutions that will have an impact on research, academics, or student life?Register now for the 2017 Hesburgh Libraries Hackathon – a timed, competitive event where teams with diverse skills and talents create innovative digital solutions.


Visit the website to learn more and register your team!

During the event, students identify a challenge or need caused by “Information Overload”; design and build an innovative solution; and present their solution to a panel of judges. Teams showcase their projects in 5-minute lightning talks, with the top entries garnering awards. The event is open to all Notre Dame undergraduate and graduate students.


1st Place Team Prize – $1,000

Runner Up Team Prize – $500


The 2017 judges represent expertise from several areas across campus.

— Shreya Kumar, Assistant Teaching Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering

— David Seidl, Senior Director for Campus Technology Services, Office of Information Technologies

— Aaron Striegel, Associate Chair, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering

— Ruth Tillman, Digital Collections Librarian, Hesburgh Libraries




Learn more and register.

Download the 2017 Hackathon flyer.


Originally published at conductorshare.nd.edu.

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