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Upcoming workshops and events
Our Software Carpentry Workshop will be held Mar. 27 - 28 in the WRF Data Science Studio. This event is full, but we will be offering more sessions in the future.

The postdocs and grad students' lunch will be on Tuesday, Mar. 28, from noon to 1 p.m. in the WRF Data Science Studio. This week's speaker will be Michael Beyeler.

The Community Seminar will be on Tuesday from 3:30 to 4:20 p.m. and will be in the Physics/Astronomy Auditorium, room A110. Sophie Clayton will speak on “Mining oceanographic big data to uncover the drivers of spatial variability in phytoplankton ecology”.

The ImageXD workshop will be in the Studio Mar. 29 - 31.

Save the date: Sir Philip Campbell (Nature) will be lecturing on April 5 in the Physics/Astronomy Auditorium, room A118, at 3:30 p.m. He will speak on "Pressures on principal investigators and their need of support: A consultation". A reception will follow in the Studio.
Computer Science and Engineering
Founding Director Ed Lazowska makes the case for increased UW computer science enrollment growth in a new CSE article.
Calling Bull
A new "sanitized version" (ie: without profanity) of fellow Jevin West and Carl Bergstrom's new critical analysis course is up for high schools and others; check out Calling Bull.
In the news
eScience affiliate Kate Starbird's news work was referenced in Sports Illustrated, and affiliate and award-winner Adrian Raftery was featured in a story in Geekwire.

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Guest lecture
Sergiu Dascalu (Univ. of Nevada, Reno) will speak on "Cyberinfrastructure advances for data-Intensive research projects in Nevada" in the Studio Monday, Apr. 3. at 3:30 p.m. 
Fellow Ben Marwick was interviewed on open science and transparency in a new podcast on Archaeo Tech
Fellow Jake VanderPlas has a new blog article out on scientific coding called "Group-by from Scratch".
There's just a few days left to send your SciPy2017 conference talk, tutorial and poster submissions. Data scientists Ariel Rokem and Jake VanderPlas are committee chairs.
Join the (free!) Data for Democracy Hackathon in Seattle Mar. 31 - Apr. 2. Pre-registration requested.
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