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    My Quest to Become a Geneticist – Training Grant (Natalie O’Shea)

    by  • October 23, 2019 • 2018-2019 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners, Digital GC, News, Provost's Digital Innovation Grants, Training Grants

    For many PhD students, the topic you came to study as a first year is not the topic you end up working on for your dissertation. And for some of these students, the subfield you specialize in during your coursework is not the subfield your work ends up falling within. I was one of...

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    Python and Machine Learning Bootcamp Series – Training Grant (Yoshiko Oka)

    by  • October 22, 2019 • 2018-2019 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners, Digital GC, News, Provost's Digital Innovation Grants, Training Grants

    I was selected as one of the recipients of the Provost’s Digital Innovation Training Grant for the 2018-2019 academic year, which enabled me to attend the “Python and Machine Learning Bootcamp Series” at the General Assembly. This blog post is about my experience with this program. As a doctorate student in economics, I conduct research...

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    Quantitative Methods of Social Research Summer Program – Sally Sharif (Training Grant)

    by  • October 22, 2019 • 2018-2019 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners, Digital GC, News, Provost's Digital Innovation Grants, Training Grants

    I used the Provost’s Digital Innovation Training Grant 2018-2019 to attend the Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research, Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR), 24 June – 19 July 2019 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Since quantitative analysis has been established as a mainstream methodology in political science, knowledge of statistics, statistical...

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    Data Science with Python Pandas Course – Training Grant (Yu-Hsuan Liu)

    by  • October 22, 2019 • 2018-2019 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners, Digital GC, News, Provost's Digital Innovation Grants, Training Grants

    Training Course: Data Science w/ Python Pandas 101 Location: 115 W 30th St 5thFl Ste 501 (between 6th& 7thAve), New York, NY, 10001 I recommend that people who want to improve their Python skills further and are interested in data science could take this class. After taking this class, I think this class is...

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    Machine Learning as a Tool to Predict Insect Diversity Patterns (Training Grant) – Connor French

    by  • October 22, 2019 • 2018-2019 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners, Digital GC, News, Provost's Digital Innovation Grants, Training Grants

    Machine learning as a tool to predict insect diversity patterns: lessons from the Lone Star State Connor French   There are a lot of insects in the world. Like a lot a lot. Recent estimates put the number of insect speciesat a whopping 5.5 million. Only about a million have names, leaving the other...

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    Carmela Muzio Dormani – Training Grant

    by  • October 22, 2019 • 2018-2019 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners, Digital GC, News, Provost's Digital Innovation Grants, Training Grants

    Salsa is rhythm and melody, represents history and evolution, and encourages both individual expression and interpersonal connection. In the 1960s and 70s salsa music was, “the unmistakable voice of the Puerto Rican barrio” (Duany, 1984) representing, “a powerfully vibrant and uncontainable cultural expression” (Washburne, 2008). Today, it is the dancers who advance these traditions...

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    Kathryn Wojtkiewicz – Training Grant

    by  • September 24, 2019 • 2018-2019 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners, News, Training Grants

    When I set out to apply for the Provost’s Digital Innovation Grant, it was with an eye to acquiring a skillset that would help with my future pedagogy. Philosophy professors are often tasked with teaching introductory logic courses to non-philosophy majors; with the tech sector’s seemingly endless appetite for new talent, many departments are...

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