CyVerse.org provides a platform for researchers studying plant diversity and has helped undergraduate biology students complete their honors theses examining factors affecting root growth. (Credit: Cowpea Diversity panel by James Burridge at URBC, South Africa, 2013)

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The stories featured on this page help illustrate the impact that SGCI has had on the science gateways community and, more broadly, the impact of our services and resources on science and engineering research and education. These success stories highlight the results of the work that we've completed one-on-one with clients and showcase the outcomes and accomplishments that result from the multiple opportunities we offer for learning and exchange.

Gateways 2018 Conference

The annual Gateways conference, which gives gateway developers and users across domains a venue for exchanging experiences, was held in Austin, TX, September 25-27. Gateways 2018 began with tutorials on the first day, which took place at the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC), and was followed by two days of keynotes, panels, presentations, and demos on the University of Texas, Austin, campus.

SGCI helped build EcologyPlus with customized areas for career development

SGCI's Extended Developer Support (EDS) consultants worked with Teresa Mourad of the Ecological Society of America (ESA) to build a new gateway called EcologyPlus on the HUBzero platform. EcologyPlus offers students and recent graduates from underrepresented minority groups with year-round mentoring and career resources.

SGCI Client Update: COSMIC^2 Receives Funding to Grow Gateway

In 2017, SGCI EDS consultants completed work on the COSMIC^2 science gateway, implementing two Globus technologies that helped the project take significant steps forward. This piece provides an update on COSMIC^2 and how SGCI support allowed them to seek and receive funding to further develop the gateway.

Cohort Four Reflects on the Value of Science Gateways Bootcamp [now Gateway Focus Week]

The final Science Gateways Bootcamp cohort of 2018 met in August in Chicago, IL. Offered twice per year, the intensive week-long workshop addresses the importance of having some level of business know-how in order to achieve sustainability for science gateway projects.

Report from SGCI's Summer Coding Institute for Students

SGCI offered a four-week Coding Institute during the summer of 2018. The Institute, which is focused on gateway development for undergraduate students, covers the core skills needed to be productive in the design and maintenance of science gateways. Presented as short tutorials alternated with practical exercises, all instruction was done via live coding.

2018 Summer Internship Reports: Nayman Leung

Each year, our Workforce Development team offers summer internships for students interested in developing their gateway development skills. Interns are placed at one of several SGCI partner sites. This post features SGCI summer 2018 intern Nayman Leung, a sophomore at the University of Illinois.

2018 Summer Internship Reports: Thomas Hilton Johnson III

Each year, our Workforce Development team offers summer internships for students interested in developing their gateway development skills. Interns are placed at one of several SGCI partner sites. This post features SGCI summer 2018 intern Thomas Johnson, a junior at Elizabeth City State University.

2018 Summer Internship Reports: Edsel Norwood

Each year, our Workforce Development team offers summer internships for students interested in developing their gateway development skills. Interns are placed at one of several SGCI partner sites. This post features SGCI summer 2018 intern Edsel Norwood, a rising senior at Elizabeth City State University.

2018 Summer Internship Reports: Ke'Darius Whitley

Each year, our Workforce Development team offers summer internships for students interested in developing their gateway development skills. Interns are placed at one of several SGCI partner sites. This post features SGCI summer 2018 intern Ke'Darius Whitley, a rising senior at Winston Salem State University.

2018 Summer Internship Reports: Yuexi Chen

Each year, our Workforce Development team offers summer internships for students interested in developing their gateway development skills. Interns are placed at one of several SGCI partner sites. This post features SGCI summer 2018 intern Yuexi Chen, a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Maryland.