A new National Academy of Sciences report was published about Data Science for Undergraduates: Opportunities and Options.

Travel support is available for up to 10 students with accepted posters.

UI3/ISRC Data Science Institute, June 4-8, 2018

ACM SIGHPC and Intel have partnered to create Computational and Data Science Fellowships, a 5-year program to increase the diversity of students pursuing graduate degrees in data science and computational science. Specifically targeted at women or students from racial/ethnic backgrounds that have not traditionally participated in the computing field, the program is open to students pursuing degrees at institutions anywhere in the world. The 2018 cohort of students will be the third cohort of students.

UI alumni entrepreneurs Eric Pahl and Dalton Shaull have received national recognition for an app designed to improve coordination of organ transplants.

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The deadline for applications is 11:59 pm EDT, Thursday, June 7, 2018.

What: Deep Learning: An Increasingly Common HPC Task

The National Center for Supercomputing Applications' (NCSA) Blue Waters Project has announced a new sub-allocation category called “Broadening Participation." This new category is open to faculty and research staf

The National Center for Supercomputing Applications’ (NCSA) popular Blue Waters Webinar series kicks off its 2018 offerings on Wednesday, January 24.

The University of Iowa, a pioneer in Informatics research, will host a data science institute featuring a number of mini-classes the week of January 9-12, 2018. The workshop is a collaborative effort between the Iowa Social Science Research Center (ISRC) and the Iowa Informatics Initiative (UI3). The institute will teach participants about the basic building blocks of coding as applied in the fields of the Biological, Physical, Social Sciences, and Digital Humanities.