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Batavierenrace


This year cognac will once again team up with Leonardo(the science study association) to participate in the 45th edition of the Batavierenrace which takes place on the 29th of april until the 30th. The Batavierenrace is the coolest run you will ever participate in. So if you like to run, sign up! You don’t like to run? Still sign up for the afterparty, which is the biggest student party in the Netherlands! To sign up send an email to bata@science.ru.nl

Future Orientation


Don't you have a clue about what you would like to do after you studies or do you want to orient yourself on AI in the field? Join us on March 13th from 18:00 to 21:00 where Procam will give you an overview of the workfield for AI and give workshop on how to apply for a job. Afterwards, there will be a borrel were you can talk with Procam and possibly even old-CognAC members that used Procam's services to find their job! BONUS: If you send your CV to extern@svcognac.nl, Procam will check your CV for you and give you advice about it, for FREE!

Board year information session #2


It's time for the second board year information session! Are you interested in doing a board year at CognAC? Then come to the board year information session!

KI-nderfeestje


1C: KI-nderfeestje! You are hereby invited to come to the 1C’s birthday party! It’s going down on the 21st of February at 18:00h. Will you join us? It will end at approximately 21:00h and you will go home with a filled stomach. The place to be is the North Cantine in the Huygens building. You don’t have to bring a present, but please bring your dazzling personality, your flexibility and fighting spirits since you can compete in fun games! Please let us know if you’re coming and if so, what kind of snack you want with your fries (A culinary kroket, frikadel or cheese souffle), by applying for the event on the CognAC website. Do this before 15:00h on the 21st. The fries & snack will cost you at most €3,- , but it will probably be less. See you then! Important: if you ordered food and do not attend this activity while not withdrawing your enrollment before 15:00, you still have to pay CognAC.

Student (From) Abroad: Samarpan Rai


The second interview for our Student (From) Abroad column for the CogBlog is finally here. You didn’t think we were only going to do this only once, were you? For those of you who are new, this is a blog dedicated to finding out more about International students in our very own study, Artificial Intelligence. This interview will feature Samarpan Rai, who is a first-year student. Find out more about Samarpan by clicking on the “Meer Lezen” button!

AI* of the month: January


Who doesn’t know Lennart Geertjes? He’s a familiar and very friendly face within CognAC, and can almost always be found somewhere on the campus. Last year he wasn’t just active within the First-Year committee, he also concerned himself with the Swedes. This year he’s decided to take part in four committees, like to know which? Continue reading! Oh, and ladies he’s still single *wink wink*

Who is it?


Hello fellow CognAC-ers! It’s been a while, but it’s back! A new ‘’Who is it?’’ has returned to the CogBlog for you all. Do you recognize the happy little boy in the picture? Not only is he good with words, but also with notes.. and maybe not the kind of notes you’d expect! Click on ''Meer lezen'' to see another picture!

AI* of the month: December


Berend van Deelen, who doesn't know him? You might know him from his beard, his music, his board year or the limited edition sweaters he designed. In this AI*-interview you get a sneak peak in his life.

Interview with the Board - Abdullahi


Whenever you hear "Appie, Appie, Appie!" you know that the one and only chairman of CognAC can't be far away. But how much do you really know about Abdullahi and his function within CognAC? Curious to find out? Then read this interview!

AI* of the month September: Wessel Hieselaar


The AI* of September was Wessel. He has been an active member of CognAC since he had the chance to be one and that is something to celebrate! Read on and find out what else is there to know about Wessel ☺.

AI* of the month November: Maarten Brandwijk


Do you adore the BoyCo? Do you love the DAtA get-togethers in the Huygens canteens? Then you’re going to love and adore Maarten! If you’re dying to know more about him, continue reading!

Where is it? (nov 2016)


Do you know where this spot can be found on campus? Do you want to win an awesome prize? Click on Read More to find out more about this ''Where is it?''!

Student (From) Abroad: Zikri Aminuddin


This is a new column on the CogBlog called Student (From) Abroad! Since the schoolyear 2016-2017 our study is officially called ‘’Artificial Intelligence’’. The now-full-English bachelor has already attracted a lot of students from abroad, but studying abroad for the Nijmegen-based students is also happening more and more. Our first interview features Zikri Aminuddin, a first year AI student, born in Malaysia! Learn more about his experiences by clicking on the “Meer Lezen” button!

AI* of the month October: Fabian Kok


Did you hear that recognizable laugh? Did you listen to all those talks during the orientation week every day again and again? Well, that’s Fabian! It's time to have a nice talk with this AI*!

Committee Discriptions


A total of 21 committees were covered today at the Committee Picnic. This is a lot of information and some of you therefore asked for a nice overview. Well, here it is!

AI* of the Month April: Djamari


The AI* of the Month April is Djamari! Read here all about this true CognAC'er and future board member!

AI* of May


Thomas van Heynigingen was in May 2016 AI* of the month. I interviewed Thomas a couple of weeks ago, read the interview here!

CognAC Weekend


Although the CognAC weekend is now more than a month ago, we did not want to miss the opportunity to tell you about these great days. So whether you've been there or not, read this article to find out about the great adventures that happened there!

AI* of January


Jake was the AI* of January! Most of you know him and that is actually one of the reasons why he became AI*. Besides of that, he has motivated a lot of people to do some committee work and he is a member of 8 different CognAC committees! I have interviewed Jake a couple of weeks ago and I found out some interesting facts about him, read the interview if you want to found out...

AI* Interview: Lea Nugteren


Lea, 18 years old and AI bachelor student, was the AI* of the month January. Her being the chair of the 1C is one of the reasons she is worthy of this very honorable honor. Read on and find out all that is to know about Lea!

Where is it?


Can you find the location of the this month 'Where is it?'. If so you can win an amazing price!

AI* of the month December: Esra Bakker


Esra, 20 years old, and first year AI student, was the AI* of December. After becoming a CognAC member, she immediately joined three committees and is present at every, or let’s say most, CognAC activities. She is a real ‘CognAC’er’! Read on and learn about who she is and why she choose to study AI!

Xomnia Datathon 2016


The Xomnia Datathon, an epic 24-hour long AI face-off between all study associations for AI in the Netherlands, took place on the 25-26th of March. CognAC sent a team to the contest, with succes. They won the first place! Read on to read about their experience...

Horoscope: Spring


From now on, there’ll be horoscopes every single season! They are bigger, they are better, and we hope you’ll enjoy them! xx Daphne and Nynke

AVE AI #9: The FNWI Prom


AVE AI: ‘’Avonturen van een AI-er’’, is a column written by Yana van der Sande and Nynke Zwart. Every two weeks, on Wednesdays, we’ll post something funny, relatable or remarkable that is related to AI. Do you have any ideas that we should absolutely, definitely, undoubtedly write about? Mail us: mc@svcognac.nl. Happy reading!

AI* of the month November: Jasper van Dalen


Jasper, 24 years old and AI master student, was the AI* of the month of November. Him being a former board member is only one of the reasons he is worthy of this very honorable honor. Read on and find out all that is to know about Jasper!

AVE AI’er #8 Stereotypes


AVE AI: ‘’Avonturen van een AI-er’’, is a column written by Yana van der Sande and Nynke Zwart. Every two weeks, on Wednesdays, we’ll post something funny, relatable or remarkable that is related to AI. Do you have any ideas that we should absolutely, definitely, undoubtedly write about? Mail us: mc@svcognac.nl. Happy reading!

AVE AI #7: My Best Friend


AVE AI: ‘’Avonturen van een AI-er’’, is a column written by Yana van der Sande and Nynke Zwart. Every two weeks, on Wednesdays, we’ll post something funny, relatable or remarkable that is related to AI. Do you have any ideas that we should absolutely, definitely, undoubtedly write about? Mail us: mc@svcognac.nl. Happy reading!

AI* of the month October: Emmie Peters


Emmie, 21 years old and fourth year student, was the AI* of October 2015. She was CognAC’s internal officer last year and like if that wasn’t enough she still is a very active member in a lot of committees. Want to know not only everything she does for CognAC but also what keeps her busy next to that? Read on and find out!

AVE AI #6: through the eyes of a “meeloper”


’Avonturen van een AI-er’’, is a column written by Yana van der Sande and Nynke Zwart. Every two weeks, on Wednesdays, we’ll post something funny, relatable or remarkable that is related to AI. Do you have any ideas that we should absolutely, definitely, undoubtedly write about? Mail us: mc@svcognac.nl. Happy reading!

14 Dec ’15: IT Talent College – Big Data


In this post, Renate talks about her experiences attending the Big Data IT talent College

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