News

Recent News

  • April 16, 2010Christopher Fei'10, Prasanna Gautam'11 from placed 2nd for their poster "Ad-Hoc Networking on the Android Platform" at CCSCNE 2010.
  • April 01, 2010 Rachel Foecking ā€™11 received honorable mention in this year's national Goldwater Scholarship competition.
  • January 1, 2010 CPSC 110-06 Open Source Software for Humanity, Computer Science Spring Course offered.
  • November 28, 2009 Collabbit project deployed by Salvation Army for Thanksgiving Day exercise to feed 10000 people.
  • November 17, 2009 Three Day Software Freedom Week awareness and celebration on campus
  • March 28, 2009 HFOSS Project Received 16 Google G1 Android Phones from Google for POSIT Project.

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Past News

  • October 3, 2008 H-FOSS Students Rachel Foecking (Trinity), Sarah Thayer (Trinity), Myles Garvey (U. Hartford) together with Prof. Ingrid Russell (U. Hartford) and Trishan de Lanerolle (Trinity) were "Engaging Students in the Free Open Source Movement" Panelists at 2008 International Grace Hopper Women in Computing Conference in Denver CO.
  • June 21, 2008 Richard Stallman speaks at Trinity.
  • May 27, 2008 The 2008 HFOSS Summer Institute gets underway.
  • May 17, 2008 The VM team of Antonio Alcorn, Giovanni Capalbo, Trishan de Lanerolle and Ralph Morelli were called upon to support Sahaha deployment following Chinese Earthquake. Follow the story on the H-FOSS blog
  • July 15, 2007 The National Science Foundation has awarded a two-year grant of $355,183 to Trinity College to support the H-FOSS project, ā€œCan humanitarian open-source software development help revitalize undergraduate computing education?ā€ more...
  • June 11, 2007 Through the efforts of Christian Allen (Trinity 2000), the Trinity H-FOSS team has begun a collaboration with OpenMRS, an open-source medical record system established by Partners in Health, a humanitarian and social justice organization that was founded by Dr. Paul Farmer.
  • May 15, 2007 Trinity H-FOSS projects are now using the Trac Project Management System.
  • May 13, 2007 - Professor Morelli gives presentation on Can Student-Written Software Help Sustain Humanitarian FOSS? at ISCRAM 2007.
  • April 15, 2007 Trinity receives $17,500 grant from The Aidmatrix Foundation to support the 2007 H-FOSS Summer Research Internship Program. more....
  • Mar 26, 2007 Sahana wins the 2006 Social Benefit Award from the Free Software Foundation.
  • Mar 17, 2007 - Professor Ellis gives presentation on Humanitarian Open Source Software Development at SIGCSE.
  • Jan 22, 2007 - Spring 2007 Application Programming course with Wesleyan and Connecticut College.* Dec. 24, 2006 -Volunteer Management module included in Sahana 0.5 alpha release.
  • Oct. 11, 2006 -Volunteer Management module Accepted by Sahana Core team. College Press Release.
  • Sept. 10, 2006 - Launched group website.
  • Sept. 1, 2006 Fall_2006_Independent_Study course with Wesleyan and Connecticut College.
  • Aug. 20-27, 2006 - Supported Sahana core team at Strong Angel 3 Disaster demonstration in San Diego, CA.
  • Aug 10, 2006 - Submitted first version of modules for code review by core team in Sri Lanka for acceptance to Sahana main code base.
  • June 20, 2006 - Demonstrated Volunteer management module at National Conference on volunteering and service workshop with other members of Source for HumanITy.
  • May 18, 2006 - Invited by sahana core team to participate in IBM sponsored workshop on Sahana in New York.