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Upcoming workshops and events
Welcome, Oceanhackers! Oceanhackweek, a five-day learning hackathon aimed at exploring, creating and promoting effective computation and analysis workflows for large and complex oceanographic data, will run from Monday, Aug. 26 through Friday, Aug. 30 in various locations on the Seattle Campus.

The studio will close early on Friday, Aug. 30, at 2 p.m., and will be closed all day on Monday, Sept. 2, in honor of the Labor Day holiday. 
Data Science for Social Good
The Data Science for Social Good teams presented the results of their 10-week, data-intensive projects this week, concluding another successful summer! Find blog posts on each project on our website (including one on I-405 traffic congestion pricing, newly published this week), and final results will be published on our website shortly as well.
Graduate Awards
Congratulations to Anissa Tanweer, eScience human-centered data science researcher, and Connor Gilroy, co-leader of the Computational Demography Working Group, for receiving the UW Graduate School Award for Distinguished Dissertation in Communication and Thesis in Social Sciences, respectively.
In the news
Ben Marwick, senior data science fellow, has written a post on the Cambridge Core blog titled "How to make the data and code for your manuscript available to peer reviewers before making it public."

V. Zach Golkhou, postdoctoral fellow, is the co-author on the arXiv paper titled "SN2018fif: The explosion of a large red supergiant discovered in its infancy by the Zwicky Transient Facility."
 
The work of affiliate Victoria Meadows is featured in the UW News press release "James Webb Space Telescope could begin learning about TRAPPIST-1 atmospheres in a single year, study indicates."

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

Leadership
Congratulations to Sarah Stone, who has been named the interim director of the eScience Institute! Again, we congratulate Director Magda Balazinska on her transition to becoming the new Director of the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering.
Career Fair
Company registration for our fall 2019 Data Science Career Fair is now open! Register today for the opportunity to recruit some of the brightest minds in data science for jobs and internship postions.
Oceanography
Rob Fatland, UW IT director of research computing, helped put together the team which developed the Interactiveoceans website. The site allows users to explore real-time data on light, temperature, mammal vocalizations, and other variables collected by more than 140 instruments located within the ocean ecosystem.
Human Centered Design & Engineering
Cecilia Aragon, senior data science fellow, is the co-author with Katie Davis, of the new book "Writers in the Secret Garden." The book is highlighted in the UW News article "UW books in brief: Tribal sovereignty and the courts, mentoring through fan fiction, UW Press paperback editions."
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