Unity Behind the Mission: Diversity at NSA

Online via Zoom

Description: At NSA, we’re bound together by a common mission to protect the nation, but we’re excited about our differences, too. We depend on diverse perspectives to solve problems of broad magnitude because every voice adds value to the discussion. Sign up to hear from NSA employees about their experiences as members of employee resource groups and the Agency’s commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility.

McKinsey Information Session: Academia to Consulting

Online via Zoom

What is it like to join a global consulting firm if you have a background in academia? Come hear from McKinsey consultants with advanced professional degrees (APD) about their journeys! McKinsey values consultants with PhDs and other graduate-level degrees - they have fantastic research skills, specific domain knowledge, and ways of thinking that are important to our firm and our clients.

How Students Learn*

Online via Zoom

While graduate students do not need to become experts in how students learn, a basic understanding of the research on learning can enable GSIs to make informed teaching decisions. Drawing on research findings from neuroscience, anthropology, and cognitive and social psychology, this workshop will enable GSIs to consider ways to apply research-based principles to the learning environments they create for their students.

John S. McCain Strategic Defense Fellowship – Virtual Information Session #3

Online via Zoom

The Department of Defense will be hosting a virtual information session on the John S. McCain Strategic Defense Fellowship Program on Wednesday, February 7th, 2024 from 6:00 pm to 7:00pm EST (3:00 pm PT). R.S.V.P. to participate by utilizing the following link - https://forms.osi.apps.mil/r/y2gtRjNacP. Upon receipt of your request, you’ll receive an invitation to the engagement on MS Teams. Join us to learn about the unique opportunity to potential begin your career in the Federal Government!

Teaching with Jupyter Notebooks in Python and R – Intro to Datahub

Academic Innovation Studio (117 Dwinelle Hall) Dwinelle Hall, Berkeley

Kicking off our series of workshops on DataHub, the first part will concentrate on introducing the essential elements and capabilities of DataHub, its possibilities, and how instructors from different departmental units across the campus are actively integrating notebooks in Python, R, and Julia as part of their pedagogy. For the past six years, UC Berkeley has been utilizing DataHub, a campus-wide JupyterHub infrastructure, to enhance learning across various disciplines like Engineering, Data Science, Natural Science, and Social Sciences. DataHub is used in over 100 courses across 30+ departments, offering interactive computing environments via JupyterHub's open-source tools, accessible from any web browser. This workshop is ideal for those interested in: Integrating computational notebooks to improve learning outcomes, Providing hands-on data exercises to students, and Utilizing cloud-based DataHub for interactive computing in classrooms and homework. This workshop will provide a concise introduction to DataHub and Jupyter Notebooks, along with case studies from diverse departments and a brief demo to showcase practical applications. This workshop marks the initial session in a three-part series aimed at introducing both basic and advanced tools that support Data Science pedagogy. Additionally, it will cover practical strategies to enhance the accessibility of Jupyter notebooks. By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to understand how they can integrate Jupyter Notebooks as part of their coursework and how their colleagues across the campus are using Datahub as part of their pedagogy. This event will take place in-person at 117 Dwinelle Hall (Academic Innovation Studio). Please RSVP if you're planning to join.  ➡️Register for this event here!⬅️ ***Registration for this session will close one hour before the session***