Log in

Sign up for our mailing list!

Special Seminar with Dan Cohen on DH and Social Science Computing

Posted: Jan, 29, 2013

By: Christopher Church

Today was the first meeting of Dan Cohen's seminar on The Digital Humanities and Social Science Computing. Over the next three weeks, Professor Cohen will lead a group of twenty scholars, researchers, librarians, and graduate students from all over campus, addressing both the theoretical implications and practical applications of digital research methods, data analysis, and scholarship.

Read →
Construction Update January 10 2013

Posted: Jan, 10, 2013

By: Hector Fernando...

By Hector Fernando Burga

Exciting colors and a new carpet arrive to D-Lab. Meanwhile the office are gets ready to be
transformed. Check out the latest construction photos above!

Read →
Construction Update January 2nd 2013

Posted: Jan, 02, 2013

By: Hector Fernando...

By Hector Fernando Burga

Happy New Year from D-Lab! The latest construction photos show that some color has been put on the walls. Blue and green start to define the “collaboratium" space as well as the class room where most of the classes will take place. The ceiling has also been dropped and doors have been added. We are getting close to the the placement of the millwork. Stay tuned for new developments!

Read →
Construction Progress December 19 2012

Posted: Dec, 19, 2012

By: Hector Fernando...

By Hector Fernando Burga

The walls are starting to get pained and the ceiling is being dropped. Construction continues in D-Lab’s premises as christmas approaches. Check out the images on the photo album above!

Read →
Construction Update December 3rd 2012

Posted: Dec, 03, 2012

By: Hector Fernando...

By Hector Fernando Burga

The partitions are going up! Check out the photo album above to see how D-Lab is fast becoming a reality.

Read →
The Construction Continues!

Posted: Nov, 27, 2012

By: Hector Fernando...

By Hector Fernando Burga Staff, students and faculty at the third floor at Barrows have been witnessing much activity on the North side of the building. Construction workers have been diligently taking apart wall partitions and placing new metal channels to provide the skeleton for what will soon be D-lab’s Collaboratorium space. The schedule is being fulfilled and slowly the space is being transformed through the efforts of a team which includes architects, D-Lab staff, and students.

Read →
Free, Open, Online Learning

Posted: Nov, 27, 2012

By: Hector Fernando...

By Leo Bialis-White Classes and formal learning used to be confined to brick and mortar institutions. In the past decade, many courses have moved online, yet courses were still controlled by admissions boards and the ability to pay tuition. However, that too is changing. Increasingly, there are multiple outlets for free, online learning. That is, there are now online courses that are taught by professors at top universities and are open to anyone with internet access! The most prominent providers are Coursera, Udacity, OpenCulture, and EdX.

Read →
Graduate Students Need and Want D-Lab

Posted: Nov, 17, 2012

By: Hector Fernando...

By Claudia Von Vacano A close colleague of mine from the School of Education recently said to me, “Let me buy you a drink soon so that you can tell me all about your work at D-Lab. I find myself spending hours figuring out how to get access to qualitative and quantitative software and it’s so expensive. I am also looking for support in terms of how to use various software like ArcGIS and social network stuff. I can’t wait to be part of D-Lab.” This quote is very interesting to me for several reasons.

Read →
Envisioning D-Lab’s Infrastructure Needs

Posted: Nov, 13, 2012

By: Hector Fernando...

By Mario C. Delgado Developing the infrastructure needs for a new workspace from scratch can be a daunting task. Particularly, if those needs have to address the collaborative nature and inter-disciplinary work of D-Lab. Our technology infrastructure team is currently collaborating with the space planning team to develop a list of public infrastructure needs that will define the space that is under construction.

Read →
Demolition Makes Way for D-Lab

Posted: Nov, 13, 2012

By: Hector Fernando...

By Savet Hong Over the past couple of months, we have been coordinating the design and re-envisioning of our “Collaboratorium”, a unique public area in D-Lab which will be dedicated to student consultations, workshops and one-to-one instruction. With the help of architects, project managers and consultants, we have reached the point of demolition. Finally the walls have started to tumble down, and soon our vision will soon start to become a reality according to new plans, proposals and the introduction of new infrastructure.

Read →

Pages