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View from the Frontdesk

Posted: Oct, 13, 2013

By: Rochelle

Editor's Note: Since the beginning of the semester, the D-Lab has benefited from the addition for four remarkable undergraduate students who joined our ranks as frontdesk staff. In this edition of the D-Lab blog, we hear from two frontdesk colleagues as they share short tidbits of memorable -- and at times disarming -- experiences from the frontdesk.

Hayley Laity: Diving Head-First into the Culture of D-Lab

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Digital Humanities Summer Institute 2014 - Tuition discounts

Posted: Oct, 13, 2013

By: Cathryn CARSON

From the (new!) Berkeley Digital Humanities Council:

Looking for opportunities to develop hands-on skills with digital humanities tools and methodologies? Consider registering for the Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI; June 2-6, 2014 in Victoria, BC, Canada), which offers week-long courses on topics including:

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Data and the Shutdown

Posted: Oct, 07, 2013

By: Jon Stiles

I really should have seen it coming

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D-Lab is hiring - position #1

Posted: Sep, 13, 2013

By: Cathryn CARSON

D-Lab is hiring administrative staff! Look for posting #16644 at jobs.berkeley.edu (Administrative Officer 2).

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Courses across campus - Methods, tools, and data

Posted: Aug, 18, 2013

By: Cathryn CARSON

Berkeley has incredible course offerings for social scientists in training. They're in scores of departments across a dozen colleges and schools. That's the richness of Berkeley, and also its challenge: How do you find your way to courses you need? Some are in the disciplinary departments. Many others are in the professional schools.

Check out the Fall 2013 course list -- now online.

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Strategic planning

Posted: Jun, 15, 2013

By: Cathryn CARSON

D-Lab is a curious venture. We ran a lean operation in Spring 2013 -- lean in dollars, lean in staff, lean in philosophy. Even as we experimented and gathered data, we served more users than we dreamed we could.

To launch our operations, we built two sets of public-facing services:

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Director search!

Posted: Jun, 13, 2013

By: Cathryn CARSON

From the Vice Chancellor for Research

Posted: 6/13/13

 

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By the numbers - Spring 2013

Posted: Jun, 09, 2013

By: Cathryn CARSON

We live by data. Here's some of our own:

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Summer in the Collaboratory

Posted: May, 10, 2013

By: Susan Ayasse Gr...

We are looking forward to summer.

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Statistics / SocSci mixer

Posted: Apr, 05, 2013

By: Cathryn CARSON

What if Statistics and social science graduate students worked together on new research?

The Statistics grad students want to try it out. I went over to brainstorm with them about D-Lab. Now they've organized a "mixer." This is their first step toward building out collaborations.

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