South Big Data Hub’s 2021 DataUp Program

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DataUp enables researchers and educators to understand and address how to prepare institutions to teach data science students while preparing students for future data-intensive and data-enabled environments. The program contains three stages: A 2-day data science training workshop held at the DataUp recipient institution. Selected institutions will be able to choose among the 15 different workshops (in English and Spanish) offered by The Carpentries to host at their home institution. Target audiences are 15-30 learners with little to no prior computational experience. Workshops must take place in Fall 2021 - Spring 2022. Attend a 2-day virtual instructor training event in Summer 2022. The instructor training is taught by peer, volunteer Carpentries instructors trained in pedagogy. The interactive workshop will introduce key research findings and teaching practices adopted by the Carpentries community to help learners engage in data science better and faster. Participating institutions are also required to teach a data science course, workshop, or boot camp in year 2 (2022-2023) to expand the impact of data science at their institution and to their students. Learn More on the South Big Data Hub's Website. For questions, please contact Kendra Lewis-Strickland,, and Renata Rawlings-Goss,

South Big Data Hub | Cybersecurity Fellowship Opportunity

2022 PEPI-G Applications Open Now

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PEPI-G: Fellowships with Industry and Government | Deadline: September 3 The Program to Empower Partnerships with Industry and Government (PEPI-G) supports data faculty members, research scientists, postdocs, and graduate and undergraduate students from across the country in working on high level problems for the federal government. Our 2022 partner, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), is seeking cybersecurity areas including General Cybersecurity, Cyber Threat Detection, Cyber Security Analytics, Next Generation Cybersecurity, Cybersecurity Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning. Fellowships may span 4-6+ months, will be based on the applicant’s goals and is subject to available funds, seniority and length of time. Fellowships will begin early 2022. Selected fellows will receive $5,000/month.