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Upcoming workshops and events
Our Data Science for Social Good program begins Monday, June 12, in the WRF Data Science Studio, and will run for ten weeks. All are welcome to join for a welcome reception on Thursday, June 15, at 4:30 p.m. in the Studio.

On Tuesday, June 13, the Software Carpentry workshop will begin, running half-day mornings through the 16th in the Studio.

Many office hours providers will change their schedules for the summer quarter; please check our website after Monday for an updated schedule.
Wide-Open
Bill Howe, associate director of the Institute, is the co-creator of Wide-Open, a new tool that may "help advance open science by automatically detecting datasets that are overdue for publication". Find the paper on the tool on PLOS Biology, and learn more about Wide-Open in UW TodayNature News, and The Scientist.
Undergraduate civic data projects
Check out the innovative data visualization projects created by the students of Jeffrey Heer, senior data science fellow.
In the news
Jevin West, data science fellow, and Carl Bergstrom's course Calling Bullshit was featured in The New Yorker's article "How to call B.S. on big data: a practical guide".

Ben Marwick, data science fellow, was quoted on XinhuaNet for their piece "Group of researchers call for sharing of computer code".

GeekWire quoted Andrew Connolly, senior data science fellow, in their article "UW’s DIRAC Institute gears up for big data from wide-angle telescope surveys".

Carlos Guestrin, senior data science fellow, was also quoted in GeekWire in their article titled "Apple WWDC: Siri Speaker, iPad Pro, artificial intelligence and more rumors on our radar".

The Columbian quoted Mark Hallenbeck, senior data scientist, for their article "Group: Get HOV lane back in gear".

Jacob Schreiber, IGERT graduate student, has a new pre-print on PeerJ called "Finding the optimal Bayesian network given a constraint graph".

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

Cloud Maven
Learn about Cloud Maven, a website developed by eScience staff members Rob Fatland and Amanda Tan, to answer all your cloud computing questions.
Geohackweek
Apply by June 15 for Geohackweek, happening Sept. 11 - 15 in the Studio. Participants will learn about open-source technologies used to analyze geospatial datasets.
Award
Emily Fox, data science fellow, was recognized this week by the Seattle chapter of the Association for Women in Science.
UW Graduate School
Emily Gade, incoming postdoctoral fellow, was recently featured in the UW Graduate School's feature "How UW Works".
Data for Good Exchange
Submit a paper abstract, panel and/or workshop for the Data for Good Exchange before July 1; this year's theme is “With great data comes great responsibility.”
Commencement
A heartfelt congratulations to all our graduates this spring! We wish each of you a happy and fulfilling next chapter of your life.
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