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Beyond ‘Tolerant’ 2.0: Putting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion into Action In and Outside of the Classroom

Have you been working on how to weave diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) principles into your writing and research, but still need some suggestions and inspiration? This workshop will provide space in which to actively redesign texts and classroom materials to reflect your commitment to and work in DEI. After a review of DEI principles and practices, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with others working on similar content.

Creating Community Partnerships: A Conversation With Members of the Yellowhead Institute

This workshop series is designed with Stanford graduate students in mind who are interested in learning more about and developing their skills around community-engaged scholarship and community-based research. Invited speakers include leaders and practitioners across disciplinary field. In this session, join us for a compelling panel discussion featuring Indigenous scholars and community organizers from the Yellowhead Institute who will share their approaches to research and partnerships. 

Campus Conversations: Update on Research

President Marc Tessier-Lavigne will be joined by Kathryn Ann “Kam” Moler, Vice Provost and Dean of Research, and Serena Rao, Senior Associate Dean for Finance and Administration, Vice Provost and Dean of Research Office.

They will discuss Stanford’s research enterprise, including responses to COVID-19, measures taken to restart research safely, exciting recent discoveries, and plans for the future.

Engineering for Change: Virtual Reality and Racial Equity in STEM Education

Professor Coley is a bioengineer and social justice scholar. In her work, she hopes to push the bounds of traditionally heteronormative engineering environments through transdisciplinary approaches. Intrigued by the intersections of engineering education, mental health, and social justice, Coley's primary research interest focuses on virtual reality as a tool for developing empathetic and inclusive mindsets. She is also interested in the lived experience of hidden populations in engineering education and innovations for more inclusive pedagogies. 

Quick Bytes: Top Tips to Manage Graduate Life

Learn how to manage graduate life with a positive attitude and productive work habits from three campus experts. Whether you’re a new grad student or just want a refresher to start off the year, this fast-paced session is worth your time.

Anika Green, assistant vice provost for graduate education & director, DARE Doctoral Fellowship Program, VPGE

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Angie Hawkins, associate director of educational programs, VPGE

Introduction to Python: Digital Tools and Methods for the Humanities and Social Sciences

This workshop provides an introduction to the Python programming language, covering basic syntax, variables, functions, and control flow. You will learn enough Python to write basic scripts, and to allow you to explore the rich environment of Python packages available. Prior experience with programming in another language is helpful, but not required.

Introduction to R: Digital Tools and Methods for the Humanities and Social Sciences

This introductory workshop is geared towards those who would like to get started with R or need to brush up on their skills. You will learn how to use R, RStudio, how to create objects in R, how to work with different data types, how to read tabular data into R and how to subset tables.

Prerequisites: None.

Please come with R and RStudio installed:

https://cengel.github.io/R-intro/

Quick Bytes: Writing Stellar Fellowship Applications

Working on fellowship applications this quarter? Facing a looming NSF or NIH deadline, or just want to get a jump start on future applications? Get a just-in-time overview of general principles and best practices for writing stellar fellowship applications from a Hume Center writing expert.

Zandra L. Jordan, director, Hume Center for Writing and Speaking

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Introduction to Python - ICME Summer Workshops 2020

* Due to COVID-19, this year workshops will be offered online only

ICME offers a variety of summer workshops to students, ICME partners, and the wider community. This year's series of day-long workshops is happening from August 17-22, 2020, as detailed below. All workshops are from 9:00 am to 4:45 pm (made of several sessions separated by time for breaks).These are full-day workshops - you can register for one workshop per day only.Please check our website for updated course descriptions and instructor bios, and soon registration dates.  

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