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StartupConnect Panel: Prepare for Virtual Networking

Interested in working or interning for a startup? In this industry panel, you'll gain information and tools to network virtually with startup representatives. Industry panelists will share what roles they're hiring for, what they look for when hiring, and what it's really like working for a startup. While this panel was designed to prepare students for the February 18 StartupConnect Networking Fair, registration for that event is not required to attend this one. Undergraduate, graduate, and professional students are welcome.

The Future of American Innovation & the Role of the University

Speaking to the Duke, UNC, and Triangle community, Andrei Iancu, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property & Director of United States Patent and Trademark Office will discuss the new National Council for Expanding American Innovation (NCEAI) initiative launched in September 2020. The goal of this inititative is to build a more supportive and inclusive innovation ecosystem, highlighting the need for additional support for URM & women entrepreneurs.

Zoom: Live online support for security settings

To assist Duke users with the new security settings on all Zoom meetings (effective 6 a.m. January 12), OIT will offer live online help on weekdays beginning Monday, January 11 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. This special support service will continue through Friday, January 22 with the exception of January 18, which is an observed holiday. For assistance outside of these dates and hours, contact the OIT Service Desk or your local IT support group.

Inclusive Zoom Events and Activities: Making your meetings accessible

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Learn Zoom and WebEx tips and tricks such as how to post the announcement, set up accommodations, run the meeting, and how to provide helpful follow-up materials. Plus, we will show some little-known accessibility features that you already have on your computer but might not know about.

Link to video of past training" https://web.microsoftstream.com/video/592e32f2-47ea-4590-a4b6-45bec677150c

CDVS Workshop: Geospatial Data in R: Mapping (Canceled)

THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8. This workshop introduces the use of the R language for producing maps. We will demonstrate the advantages of a code-drive approach such as R for visualizing geospatial data. Participants will gain the skills to quickly and efficiently create a variety of map types for a website, presentation, or publication. In addition to working on hands-on coding exercises, we will also review practical guidance on designing effective maps.

CDVS Workshop: Slides with Rmarkdown: Xaringan

Part of the DataFest Workshop Series. R markdown is a means of applying structure to the prose in your coding document. Using R Markdown and the xaringan package, attendees will integrate code with natural language (i.e. prose) to render presentation slides as a reproducible report. The method of integrating code with prose is known as literate coding. Attendees will focus their energies on rendering slides as one type of report while being introduced to an array of report types that can be generated from the same code.

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