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Join us for the CCS Fellows Spring Symposium 4/26/2018

The vision of the Center for Computational Science’s “CCS Fellows Program” is to inspire a new generation of leaders in computational science to cross the traditional boundaries between disciplines, by equipping them with new cross-disciplinary skills and experience. The Program does this by offering mentorship outside the students’ area of expertise. “CCS Fellow” is a prestigious designation awarded to two undergraduate students and...

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Spatial+ Data Visualization Group Spring Meeting 4/27/2018

Join us for the 2nd meeting of the Spatial+ Data Visualization Group. The mission of the Spatial+ Data Visualization Group is to provide GIS and Visualization professionals, educators, enthusiasts, and other users with opportunities to exchange information and ideas, share best practices, and stay up to date with the latest tools, approaches, and more. Lunch will be provided.  Gables One Tower, 1050BA+BB, 1320 S Dixie Hwy, Coral...

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CCS Data Scholars Summer Data Immersion program 7/5-27

We are beyond excited to announce that the CCS Data Scholars Summer Data Immersion program has been funded by The Children’s Trust and is launching on July 5, 2017. The proposal was led by our partners at Educate Tomorrow, a nonprofit organization with the mission to provide a path to independence for at-risk, homeless, and foster youth, through education, mentoring, and life-skills programming. CCS will be hosting 20-25 data...

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Nautilus  Middle School visits the Viz Lab

CCS hosted Nautilus Middle School, the “Home of the Sharks”, an International Baccalaureate World School located on Miami Beach, in the Viz Lab on Friday, May 20th, for a demonstration of the powers of the 2D and 3D walls. Hosted by Giancarlo Espinoza, one of CCS's exceptional Advanced Computing Systems Administrators, the forty-plus students appeared to enjoy the presentation and asked lots of questions. The presentation was followed...

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Women in STEM: A Speaker’s Panel, Thursday 3/17

The National Organization for Women at UM and UConnect present Women in STEM: A Speaker's Panel on Thursday, March 17th, 2016, at 7:00 PM in the Shalala Student Center Complex East Ballroom. The discussion will highlight how gender affects the workplace environment, success in male-dominated fields, and breaking the glass ceiling. We will have four accomplished female panelists representing each of the fields of STEM (Science,...

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Should I learn Python or R or both?

To a biologist or biomedical scientist starting out in Data Science, it may seem as if these two languages are interchangeable, and for some functionalities they are.  However, there are clear distinctions between them too, and the answer is “it depends on what you’re trying to do”.   Python is based on C, it is a software development language which is deep and huge and intuitive.  It is easier to learn than many other languages,...

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