Training & Outreach



CCS Data Scholars Summer Data Immersion program

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 in July, 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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UHACK 2016 “Find the Developer in U” 2/20 & 21/2016

  The University of Miami IEEE is proud to bring you UHack, a 24-hour hackathon. UHack will take place during Engineering Week (2/15-21/16), from Saturday to Sunday, 2/20 & 21. Taking place in the ballrooms of the Student Activity Center at the University of Miami, UHack is open to any student in the area who would like to take a break from their ordinary classes to make something fun and compete for some greatprizes from our...

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Black Tech Week 2/15-20/2016 at FIU Biscayne

Black Tech Week "celebrating creators of color" is an immersive week long series of events that brings together the most innovative young minds, creative influences, and thought leaders of color to learn from the best, exchange ideas and address common challenges through engaging workshops, thoughtful discussions, and social interchange. This week-long cultural celebration highlitghts cutting-edge technologies and entrepreneurial...

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