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Upcoming workshops and events
There will be a reception for this year's Data Science for Social Good fellows on Thursday, June 14, from 4 to 6 p.m. in the WRF Data Science Studio. All are welcome to attend.

Save the date: the eScience Institute, Computational Neuroscience Center and the UW Institute for Neuroengineering will be hosting a panel discussion and workshop on Ethical Engineering, Monday, Jun. 18, from 1 to 5:30 p.m. in the Husky Union Building, room 334. RSVP now to reserve a space in this free event.

Congratulations to all our graduates, and best wishes for a successful future!
Award
Postdoctoral fellow Gwendolyn Eadie is the 2018 recipient of the J.S. Plaskett Medal. The annual award is granted to "the Ph.D. graduate from a Canadian university who is judged to have submitted the most outstanding doctoral thesis in astronomy or astrophysics in the preceding two calendar years." Learn more in this press release from McMaster University.
Astrobiology
The work and methodology of affiliate Victoria Meadows is featured in in Quanta Magazine's article "Victoria Meadows’ earthly visions of alien life".
In the news
Postdoctoral fellow Michael Beyeler has a new blog post on the "Top five free GitHub alternatives in 2018" on his website Ask a Swiss.

Please submit items for the weekly newsletter to rebrooks@uw.edu by noon on Thursday for inclusion in the regular Friday mailing.

Data Science for Social Good
Learn more about this year's 15 Data Science for Social Good fellows in a short news post on our website, and find their individual profiles here.
Graduation
Congratulations to student assistant Julia O'Brien, who will be graduating with a Communications degree, and who has been exceptionally helpful working at the front desk. Post-matriculation, Julia will be taking an adventurous road trip and moving to California.
Accessibility
Watch an interview with data science fellow Anat Caspi on a multi-organizational collaboration to develop an adaptive toy library and resources.
Astronomy
Interact with the Gaia DR2 Solar System Objects plot, created by data science fellow Daniela Huppenkothen.
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