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Upcoming workshops and events
There will be an Executive Committee Meeting on Wednesday, July 26, from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the WRF Data Science Studio.

Join the Data Science for Social Good fellows in the Studio on Thursday, July 27, for a happy hour from 4 to 6:30 p.m.  

Save the date: Data Science for Social Good final presentations will be held on Thursday, Aug. 17, from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Physics/Astronomy Auditorium, room A102. Everyone is welcome! A reception will follow in the Studio.
Nature
Ben Marwick, data science fellow, is the co-author of a new archaeology paper published by Nature titled "Human occupation of northern Australia by 65,000 years ago". Find further details on UW Today. Marwick was also co-author on two new articles in The Conversation: "Here’s the three-pronged approach we’re using in our own research to tackle the reproducibility issue" and "Buried tools and pigments tell a new history of humans in Australia for 65,000 years".
In the news
Mark Hallenbeck, senior data science fellow, was interviewed by NPR for their feature "When traffic apps turn shortcuts into travel nightmares".

Find postdoctoral fellow Michael Beyeler's code from his upcoming book "Machine Learning for OpenCV" in GitHub.

Watch IGERT graduate student Jacob Schreiber speak at SciPy 2017 on 'Pomegranate: fast and flexible probabilistic modeling in Python' and 'Rambutan - a Python package for predicting 3D genome architecture'.

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
eScience Data Science for Social Good (DSSG) fellows and project leads joined with UW faculty in Vancouver to meet their counterparts in the University of British Columbia's pilot DSSG program.
Vital Signs
Learn more about one of our 2017 Data Science for Social Good projects on food security in this blog post by Vital Signs.
Resources
Urban@UW has put together a comprehensive list of UW organizations offering data science, spatial analysis and urbanism resources.
Open data
Get 'Up and running with open data' at the Seattle Public Library, Sept. 9, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Central branch.
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