Events

February 8, Proposal deadline for Student Research Symposium
  • Proposals for the Student Research Symposium are due February 8. If you’re interested in getting experience presenting in a conference setting, the Symposium is a great low-stakes opportunity to share the work you’ve been doing with your Vivero project.
  • Learn more.
February 11-15, I Love Data Week
  • Who Can Participate?
    • If you’re a person who consumes and produces information, you are “a data person” and this week is for you.
    • If you think of yourself as “a data person” and want to think more critically about issues of inclusion, equity, representation, and justice, this week is also for you.
February 11, I Love Data Week: Technical Workshop
  • Interested in learning more about programs like Excel and Tableau? Want to do more with analyzing and visualizing data? Join DASIL Data Scientist Jarren Santos for a hands-on data workshop. Snacks will be provided.
February 12, I Love Data Week: Student Experience as Data
  • Learn more about the data collected through the student athlete social norms survey from the Office of Student Affairs and student researchers. Lunch will be provided.
February 12, I Love Data Week: Karen Tabb Dina guest  speaker
  • Head to JRC 101 to hear Center for the Humanities guest speaker Karen Tabb Dina talk about her current research, which focuses on identifying major risk factors associated with depressive disorders, and approaches for identifying and assessing depressive symptoms in health care settings to improve health outcomes for women. She is collecting primary data through depression registries in a racially and ethnically diverse public health clinic and in an OB/GYN clinic with support from the National Institute of Minority Health Disparities and the Campus Research Board. Dr. Tabb Dina is also an expert collaborator (in the areas of diabetes, mental health, maternal health, and North America) for the Global Burden of Disease Study where she assists in estimating population morbidity and mortality for 188 countries.
February 13, I Love Data Week: Pub Quiz
  • Challenge your trivia knowledge with a special edition of pub quiz, with topics ranging from reproductive justice to public health data.
February 14, I Love Data Week: Technical Workshop
  • Want to learn more about ethical data visualization? Wondering what it looks like to connect data to qualitative research questions? Join the Digital Liberal Arts Collaborative, Libraries, and Office of Student Affairs for a hands-on workshop.
February 15, I Love Data Week: Heather Richards-Rissetto guest speaker
  • Heather Richards-Rissetto is an archaeologist specializing in the ancient Maya of Central America. She is Assistant Professor in Anthropology and a Faculty Fellow in the Center for Digital Research in the Humanities. She uses Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and 3D visualization to investigate how the accessibility and visibility of architecture communicated information and structured social experience in past societies. Her current interests involve using gesture-based and immersive technologies such as Microsoft Kinect, Leap Motion, and Oculus Rift for digital humanities research. Since 2005, she has been working at the UNESCO World Heritage site of Copan, Honduras. Her interests also include using digital technology to enrich archaeological education and promote cultural heritage. She has also been involved in fieldwork at archaeological sites in Belize, Peru, Spain, and the U.S. Southwest. Her publications include articles on digital heritage, archaeological GIS, 3D WebGIS, and ancient landscape experience.
February 15, I Love Data Week: Virtual Reality Workshop
  • Workshop title: “3D Digital Tools and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for Research on Ancient Maya Architecture and Landscapes” (Friday, 15 February, 4 – 5:30 PM in The Forum, Digital Liberal Arts Lab). A hands-on workshop for faculty, staff, and students to experience some ancient Maya architecture and landscapes in VR, ask questions, and interact with Heather Richards-Rissetto in a more informal and personal setting.
February 15-17, hackGC
  • hackGC is a weekend-long event where Grinnellians come together in teams to collaborate, innovate and build a piece of technology to help alleviate a social justice issue. Get inspired by speakers and workshops from earlier in the week, and collaborate with other students to create public-facing interventions built on data and technology. Friday: 6-11:30pm Saturday: 8am-11:30pm Sunday: 8am-11:30pm
March 8, Vivero Digital Scholarship Fellows Gala
  • Give a lightening talk about your project and hear about the future of the Vivero program.
April 2019, Student Research Symposium
  • Proposals for the Student Research Symposium are due February 8. If you’re interested in getting experience presenting in a conference setting, the Symposium is a great low-stakes opportunity to share the work you’ve been doing with your Vivero project.
  • Learn more.