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In the news
As part of President Obama's Computer Science for All initiative, the work of the DSSG OpenSidewalks team was featured this week in a White House fact sheet.
Fellow Ariel Rokem's prior Ph.D. work on perceptual learning was recently referenced on Motherboard.
Undergraduate data science options have been approved in ACMS, CSE, and the iSchool. For further details, please see the CSE page or the eScience Institute page.
Upcoming workshops and events
The eScience Executive Committee will meet Sept. 21 in the WRF Data Science Studio from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

On Sept. 22 the Software Working Group will meet from 3 to 4 p.m. in the WRF Data Science Studio.

Registration is now open for the Software Carpentry workshop series, held Oct. 10 - 13 in the WRF Data Science Studio. The series is focused on how researchers can use Python and R software to make improvements in their work.
Recent happenings
The first cohort of the MSDS students were welcomed Sept. 14 at a well-attended orientation led by Deborah Alterman and Gary Winchester. Bill Howe and Cecilia Aragon were also highly involved in the presentation.
Dozens of participants gathered for Neurohackweek Sept. 5 - 8 to study the intricacies of processing brain science data. Find a recap of the event on our website.

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Job opportunities
NYU Shanghai is currently seeking a data science professor
Innovators lecture
Register now for Supercomputing, the Cancer Moonshot and beyond -  Sept. 20, at the Allen Institute. Features Dr. Dimitri Kusnezov
Ted Talk
Filmed in 2014, eScience Executive Committee Member Andrew Connolly talks telescopes
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