Category: GCDI Updates

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Apply to Participate in the “Data for Public Good” Project

The “Data for Public Good” Project Application deadline: Friday, November 15, 2019 For the second time, GC Digital Initiatives is accepting applications from GC students who have achieved an introductory fluency with the Python programming language to participate in a semester-long collaborative project designed to improve their familiarity and comfort with programming, while at the …

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Call for Proposals: Provost’s Digital Innovation Grants 2019-2020

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Applications for Provost’s Digital Innovation Grants – also known as PDIGs – are open! If you’re working on a digital project, planning to, or hoping to attend a short course or workshop to learn a skill that may support a current or future digital project, then this grant opportunity is for you! PDIGs are broken …

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GCDI is Here for You!

Greetings Digital GC – Welcome back! As you’re transitioning (back) into the academic year, take a moment to review the GC Digital Intiative’s (GCDI) programming and opportunities. We have an exciting list of workshops, events and grant opportunities on our calendar and a slew of online resources to support your work this semester and going …

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Graduate Center Awarded $250K NEH Grant for Digital Humanities Research Institutes

The Graduate Center was awarded a $250,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to support an expanded version of the Digital Humanities Research Institute, a 10-day residential workshop, first held in June 2018, that brought together humanities faculty, administrators, and curators. In the following year, participants returned to their own campus or …

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A Beginner’s Guide to Building Your Website on the Commons

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As the semester winds down for students and faculty alike, there’s no time like the present to take a moment to think about your online scholarly profile. Do you have an online portfolio that gathers your various academic achievements in one place? If you haven’t done so already, consider creating a profile on the CUNY …

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Join us for the GCDI End of Year Showcase!

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Are you using digital technologies in your research? Are you interested in learning about digital initiatives at the Graduate Center? The GC Digital Initiatives End-of-Year Showcase highlights student research, teaching, and digital projects across the #DigitalGC community. Presentations feature semester-long projects produced by the MA in Digital Humanities Digital Praxis Seminar class. The Digital Praxis …

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Facebook: Friend or Foe?

Facebook: Friend or Foe? Chris Hughes, co-founder of Facebook, recently released an op-ed in The New York Times, “It’s Time to Break Up Facebook,” expressing concern about the monopolistic nature of Facebook and the power wielded by Mark Zuckerberg. Leapfrogging off concerns raised about Facebook’s recent mistakes, including “the sloppy privacy practices that dropped tens …

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