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SGCI's 4-Week Coding Institute Exposes Students to Practical Skills and Experiences

By Jeff Wood & Nayiri Mullinix SGCI held a four-week Coding Institute during the summer of 2019. The Coding Institute includes the core skills needed to be productive in the design and maintenance of science gateways. The workshops were presented as short lessons interspersed with practical exercises. All the teaching was done through live coding. The Coding Institute took place July 3-28, 2019, on the campus of Elizabeth City State University (ECSU). Eight students participated...

Science Ambassador Blog: Promoting Aquavit Science Gateway and Preparing for Implementation of a Water Quality Portal Interface

One of five 2019 SGCI Science Ambassadors , Jack Smith, a research scientist at Marshall University in Huntington, WV, and Cyberinfrastructure Coordinator for West Virginia Science and Research, attended the 11th National Monitoring Conference in Denver, CO, March 25-29, 2019, to promote the Aquavit science gateway. He also spent time with the EPA Water Quality Portal team as he prepares to implement a Water Quality Portal interface into Aquavit in collaboration with the GeoEDF project,...

A Hello and Farewell from SGCI's New Director

“By 2026, be the autonomous, world-class leader and premier think tank for science gateways…”   About 3 years ago, the leadership team of the Science Gateways Community Institute gathered together to begin the implementation of a management method called the Entrepreneurial Operating System. One of the key elements of this method is the creation of a document called the Vision/Traction Organizer, with a 10-year, envisioned-future state. This opening quote was the vision we agreed would...

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