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In the news
Founding Director Ed Lazowska was honored as the 2016 Tech Impact Champion for his accomplishments and advocacy on behalf of the tech community Sept. 21. He is also featured on the cover of Seattle Business magazine (additional coverage), and was recently quoted in the Washington Post article "Women break barriers in engineering and computer science at some top colleges."
Summer DSSG project manager Mark Hallenbeck talks Seattle light rail person-moving capacity on KIRO 7 news.
Upcoming workshops and events
The Software Working Group will be meeting in the WRF Data Science Studio on Thurs., Sept. 29, from 3 to 4 p.m.
Data Science Seminar: Professor Ben Schneiderman will present on "The New ABCs of Research: Achieving Breakthrough Collaborations" from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Weds., Oct. 5, Johnson Hall, room 075
Recent happenings
Last week, David Beck (ChemE), Magda Balazinska and Jennifer Worrell (both CSE) organized the two-day 2016 UW IGERT/BDGN Retreat and NSF Graduate Data Science Workshop. The event had 50 participants including UW faculty, students and post-docs, and more than 20 graduate students from all over the nation using data science in diverse fields.

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Featured event
Join us for our Fall Welcome Event, Tues., Sept. 27, from 3 to 5 p.m. in the WRF Data Science Studio! Featuring lightning talks by incoming postdocs, IGERT students as well as staff data scientists
Job opportunities
Become a data visualization specialist with the Georgia Tech Library, or stay closer to home at the UW as an assistant professor of data ethics or assistant professor of HCI in the Information School.
Attend the 1/2 day workshop sponsored by Urban@UW at the Eighth International Conference on Social Informatics in Bellevue (paper proposals due Oct. 1)
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