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HackRU Hackathon, Spring 2015

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Dates/Location

  • Saturday, April 18th and Sunday, April 19th, 2015
  • Rutgers University
  • 83 Rockafeller Rd, Piscataway Township, NJ 08854
  • Google Maps: Rutgers University
  • Air to Newark Liberty International Airport, Drive I-95


Event Description

HackRU is a hackathon, where students from all over the country flock to Rutgers University of a weekend of coding. They create things, solve practical problems, compete for prizes, and interact with sponsors.

Google's definition of a hackathon: an event, typically lasting several days, in which a large number of people meet to engage in collaborative computer programming.

Event Owners

Chaoyi Zha

Fedora Representatives

Chaoyi Zha

Corey Sheldon


more to come

Event Schedule

Saturday 18th, morning: check-in Sunday 19th, evening: check-out

Detailed schedules to come.

Ideas/Brainstorming

  • We need an event box
  • Swag to give out: pens, stickers, media?
  • Mentoring at HackRU (if you can code, please sign up)

Important Deadlines

Logo authorization needed ASAP

Event Budget

Item Cost Comments
[Sponsorship] Trac Ticket $1500
Shipping of event box $TBD
Swag, media, flyers $TBD
Travel subsidies $TBD


Travel Subsidy Requests

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Travel Subsidy Requests
Each attendee requesting travel subsidies for the event should be listed here including the information requested in Sponsoring Event Attendees.

Chaoyi Zha (FAS: cydrobolt)

Event Report

N/A yet