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Upcoming workshops and events
The Summer Institute in Computational Social Science will be happening in the WRF Data Science Studio from Monday, June 18 to Friday, June 22.

Save the date: there will be a special summer Data Science Seminar featuring professor Shou-De Lin (Graduate Institute of Networking and Multimedia, National Taiwan University) on Wednesday, June 27, at 3:30 p.m. in the Physics/Astronomy Auditorium, room A118

Our office hours schedule changes in the summer quarter; please check the calendar for available providers and hours.
Publication
Anthony Arendt, senior data scientist, and others have a new paper out in Nature's Scientific Reports titled "Assessing controls on mass budget and surface velocity variations of glaciers in Western Himalaya". From the paper: "This study analyses spatially resolved estimates of mass budget and surface velocity of glaciers in the Zanskar Basin of Western Himalaya in the context of varying debris cover, glacier hypsometry and orientation".
Data Science for Social Good
Spirits were high (as was a beach ball!) on the first day of our 2018 Data Science for Social Good (DSSG) program. Meet this year's cohort of fellows on our website.
In the news
Data scientist Joseph Hellerstein and others have had a paper accepted to PLOS Computational Biology titled "Tellurium Notebooks - an environment for reproducible dynamical modeling in systems biology".

Brittany Fiore-Gartland, former director of data science ethnography, and others have co-authored the preprint "Career paths and prospects in academic data science: report of the Moore-Sloan Data Science Environments survey" on SocArXiv Papers.

Founding director Ed Lazowska's collaborative work is explored in a piece by Nature titled "Sexual harassment is rife in the sciences, finds landmark US study". Lazowska is also pictured in a LinkedIn post by UW Computer Science and Engineering graduation keynote speaker Harry Shum titled "An open letter to the class of 2018: three life lessons in computer science".

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

Ethics
RSVP now for Ethical Engineering, a two-part program happening June 18, to discuss how to identify and respond to ethical issues in our work in neuroscience, engineering, and data sciences. Speakers and panel discussion: 1 to 3 p.m.; interactive workshop: 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Urbanalytics
Read the blog post "Uyi Stewart presents on data science and social impact in Africa" by Emily Keller, program manager for Urbanalytics, on Stewart's recent presentation of a UW Data Science Seminar.
Conference
Jake VanderPlas, director of open software, will be speaking at the 2018 Demystifying Data Science Conference in July; register now to attend this free online event.
Networking
Women are invited to join 1Strategy for an upcoming Women-in-Tech Brunch & Learn June 29 to learn more about Amazon Web Services; register on EventBrite to attend.
Job opportunity
The Wikimedia Foundation is currently accepting applications for a research scientist; apply to "leverage ... large-scale data to understand and empower people around the world to share in the sum of all knowledge".
Recent happenings
We caught David Beck, director of research, on his way to graduation this week! Well-wishes to all our graduates, and thanks to those faculty and staff who helped to make these celebrations memorable.
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