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March 2017

March 24 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT

NUVis: Introduction to D3.js, with LEGOs

Join us for a 3-hour workshop presented by Steven Braun! This workshop is an introduction to D3.js, the popular JavaScript visualization library, using LEGO blocks. Space is very limited so please RSVP!

March 24 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

PL Seminar Series: Learning to Program and Debug, Automatically

Speaker: Swarat Chaudhuri, Associate Professor of Computer Science at Rice University (Houston, Texas)

In this talk, Professor Chaudhuri will present a general framework for formal methods, based on Bayesian statistical learning, that aims to eliminate these differences. In his framework, descriptions of programming tasks are seen to be "clues" towards a hidden (probabilistic) specification that fully defines the task.

March 24 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT

NUVis: DataRescue Boston

Folks of all backgrounds and skill levels are welcome to join. We’re calling on all scientists, data nerds, artists, journalists, librarians, programmers, engineers, advocates, educators, policy-makers and more to imagine alternative forms of climate governance.

March 24 4:00 pm - March 26 1:00 pm EDT

Nurses Hack Healthcare Hackathon

For anyone interested in healthcare innovation this hackathon will have you working alongside the leading minds in healthcare innovation today with integrative teams, speakers, as well as mentors who will guide you through a high-energy process of perspective and creation. If you’re looking to start a business, we can facilitate your future team and connect you with entrepreneurial mentors.

March 27 8:00 am - March 31 4:00 pm EDT

CCIS Graduate Student Appreciation Week

CCIS presents the First Annual Graduate Student Appreciation Week! This week is dedicated to celebrating our community of graduate students and thanking you for the hard work and contributions you make to our college. Check out a variety of free and fun events planned just for you!

March 29 9:00 am - 11:00 am EDT

NUVis Workshop: Basic Cartography and Map Design

Speaker(s): Steven Braun, Northeastern University Data Analytics and Visualization Specialist; Bahare Sanaie-Movahed, Northeastern University Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist

In this workshop, participants will explore what it means for a map to be deigned well. In the process, we will use activities to understand map-making as a medium that requires intentionality and careful thoughtfulness, exploring the special design considerations that are particularly important when making maps. What makes a good map? The answer may not be so straightforward.

March 29 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT

Network Science Institute: Networks and the Unintended Consequences of Communication

Speaker: Sandra González-Bailón, Affiliated Faculty at the Warren Center for Network and Data Sciences, Assistant Professor of Communication, Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn)

This talk will offer an account of the progress made in recent decades, and dive into the details of Sandra's own research, which aims to illuminate how networks facilitate large-scale coordination – and dynamics of change that lay beyond the control of any one individual involved.

April 2017

April 7 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

Network Science Institute: Network Neuroscience: Mapping and Modeling Complex Brain Networks

Speaker: Olaf Sporns, Distinguished Professor, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Indiana University; Co-Director at IUNI

In this presentation, Professor Sporns will review current themes and future directions of network neuroscience, including comparative studies of brain networks across different animal species, investigation of prominent network attributes in human brains, and use of computational models to map information flow and communication dynamics.

April 12 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT

Alumni Relations Hosts Screening of “She Started It”

Title: She Started It Location: Visitor Center, West Village F About the film Join us for a special screening of…

May 2017

May 1 9:00 am - May 12 5:00 pm EDT

May Institute on Computation and Statistics for Quantitative Proteomics

Please visit the course website for pricing. URL to be posted soon.

Speaker: Dr. Olga Vitek

The Institute will train life scientists and computational scientists in designing and analyzing large-scale experiments relying on proteomics, metabolomics, and other high-throughput mass spectrometry-based bimolecular assays.

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