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Events for October 22, 2021

  • Introduction to the Shell, Posted By: Center for Advanced Research Computing

    Fri, Oct 22, 2021 @ 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Information Technology Program (ITP)

    Workshops & Infosessions


    An introduction to using the shell that covers the basic skills needed to be productive in a command-line environment on Unix-like systems such as the CARC's high-performance computing clusters. Topics include an overview of the Linux operating system, how to run commands, navigate file systems, create and edit files, use pipes and filters, and develop shell scripts. Register Here!

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Contact: Center for Advanced Research Computing

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  • Repeating EventGrammar Tutorials

    Fri, Oct 22, 2021 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Viterbi School of Engineering Student Affairs

    Workshops & Infosessions


    INDIVIDUAL GRAMMAR TUTORING FOR VITERBI UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE STUDENTS

    Meet one-on-one with Viterbi faculty, build your grammar skills, and take your writing to the next level!

    Viterbi faculty from the Engineering Writing Program will help you identify and correct recurring grammatical errors in your academic writing, cover letters, resumes, articles, presentations, and dissertations.
    Bring your work and let's work together to clarify your great ideas!

    Sign up with your USC email at http://bit.ly/grammaratUSC. If you have questions, please contact helenhch@usc.edu.

    Location: Zoom

    Audiences: Graduate and Undergraduate Students

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    Contact: Helen Choi

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  • Repeating EventSkill-Building for Success: Stress Management Tips

    Fri, Oct 22, 2021 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Information Technology Program (ITP)

    Workshops & Infosessions


    Hello Trojans!

    Are you looking for assistance on returning to campus, improving their time management skills, and alleviating stress? Please come to our workshops and Drop-in hours hosted by the USC Kortschak Center for Learning and Creativity. No reservation or appointment is required for our workshops and drop-ins.

    KCLC will be hosting Drop-in Hours and Skill Building for Success Workshops on Zoom with a weekly theme of time management, reading strategies, stress management or test-taking. The workshops will be interactive with great tips and resources.

    This week, KCLC will be focusing on Stress Management Tips, understanding how you experience stress and exploring and practicing various ways to cope.

    Drop-in hours are available for undergraduate or graduate students to meet with an academic coach without needing to make a reservation. These sessions may be held in a group setting, dependent upon staffing availability and demand.

    If you are interested in learning more about weekly academic coaching, email us at kortschakcenter@usc.edu for additional information.

    KCLC will have more events throughout the semester, and you can check out the most up to date workshop and drop-in schedule on their website https://kortschakcenter.usc.edu/events/

    More Information: Oct 2021 Skill-Building for Success.pdf

    WebCast Link: https://usc.zoom.us/j/95019147813

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

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    Contact: Kortschak Center for Learning and Creativity

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  • Huan Liu (Arizona State University) - Nurturing Tomorrow's CS Leaders Together

    Fri, Oct 22, 2021 @ 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

    Computer Science

    Conferences, Lectures, & Seminars


    Speaker: Huan Liu , Arizona State University

    Talk Title: Nurturing Tomorrow's CS Leaders Together

    Abstract: With the recent surge of interest in and increasing need for AI, machine learning, and data science, we computer scientists and engineers are poised to welcome the golden age of computer science and reimagine new opportunities together for tomorrow's CS leaders. We will equip students with a solid theoretical foundation, state-of-the-art technology, and high-level skills so they are ready to be leaders in this fast-developing discipline. We will do this while enhancing diversity and equity on and off campus; promoting inclusiveness; and fostering a vibrant research and teaching ecosystem in which faculty and students excel in their unique ways. We strive to remain a global leader pursuing excellence in computer science education, research, and service and to stay at the forefront of computer science with world-class faculty and strong, aspiring students, and all in a student-focused, faculty-led, ethical, and creative learning environment.

    Biography: Dr. Huan Liu is Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at Arizona State University. He was recognized for excellence in teaching and research in Computer Science and Engineering at ASU. His research interests include AI, data mining, feature selection, and social media mining. He co-authored the textbook, Social Media Mining: An Introduction, by Cambridge University Press. He graduated 32 PhD students at ASU and many of them won highly coveted awards (click here for their first job after graduation). He is Founding Field Chief Editor of Frontiers in Big Data, its Specialty Chief Editor of Data Mining and Management, Editor in Chief of ACM TIST, and Conference Co-Chair of ACM WSMD2022. His research has been funded by NSF, AFOSR, AFRL, ARL, ARO, DARPA, NASA, and ONR, among others. He is a Fellow of AAAI, AAAS, ACM, and IEEE.

    http://www.public.asu.edu/~huanliu


    Host: Laurent Itti

    Location: Ronald Tutor Hall of Engineering (RTH) - 109

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Contact: Assistant to CS chair

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  • Repeating EventKCLC Feelin Connected Fridays

    Fri, Oct 22, 2021 @ 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

    Information Technology Program (ITP)

    Workshops & Infosessions


    Hello Trojans!

    Are you looking for assistance on returning to campus, improving their time management skills, and alleviating stress? Please come to our workshops and Drop-in hours hosted by the USC Kortschak Center for Learning and Creativity. No reservation or appointment is required for our workshops and drop-ins.

    KCLC will be hosting Drop-in Hours and Skill Building for Success Workshops on Zoom with a weekly theme of time management, reading strategies, stress management or test-taking. The workshops will be interactive with great tips and resources.

    In this event are hosting in person Feelin Connected Fridays workshops where you can experience a variety of social and creative outlets that will spark a connection with peers, help cope with stress, and promote rejuvenation. Check out the flyer for more details!

    Drop-in hours are available for undergraduate or graduate students to meet with an academic coach without needing to make a reservation. These sessions may be held in a group setting, dependent upon staffing availability and demand.

    If you are interested in learning more about weekly academic coaching, email us at kortschakcenter@usc.edu for additional information.

    KCLC will have more events throughout the semester, and you can check out the most up to date workshop and drop-in schedule on their website https://kortschakcenter.usc.edu/events/

    More Information: Feelin' Connected Fridays.pdf

    Location: 311

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

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    Contact: Kortschak Center for Learning and Creativity

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  • KCLC Build Your Exam Success Toolkit

    Fri, Oct 22, 2021 @ 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

    Information Technology Program (ITP)

    Workshops & Infosessions


    Hello,

    The USC Kortschak Center for Learning and Creativity is offering two programming initiatives as you continue to adjust to campus and prepare for your second round of midterms.

    1. Back to SChool Connections - a skill-building workshop series to help you develop strategies to build, deepen and improve your relationships. Learn how to make and maintain friends, talk to your professors and classmates, and resolve conflicts with your roommates.
    Each workshop will involve role-playing activities for you to practice these skillsets. Featured on USC News here: https://news.usc.edu/192217/usc-kortschak-center-helps-students-make-back-to-school-connections/

    2. Build Your Exam Success Toolkit - an engaging opportunity for students to learn how to approach exams in a healthy and organized way. Meet us by Tommy Trojan on Friday, October 22nd to participate in the fun!

    For more details check out the flyer attached below.

    More Information: exam_success_toolkit.pdf

    Location: Tommy Trojan

    Audiences: All USC students - graduate and undergraduate

    Contact: Kortschak Center for Learning and Creativity

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  • Slurm Job Management, Posted By: Center for Advanced Research Computing

    Fri, Oct 22, 2021 @ 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM

    Information Technology Program (ITP)

    Workshops & Infosessions


    An overview of job submission and monitoring using the Slurm workload manager and job scheduler. Topics include resource requests, resource use evaluation, job dependencies, and job arrays.Register Here!

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Contact: Center for Advanced Research Computing

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  • Repeating EventKCLC Drop-In Hours

    Fri, Oct 22, 2021 @ 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM

    Information Technology Program (ITP)

    Workshops & Infosessions


    Hello Trojans!
    Are you looking for assistance on returning to campus, improving their time management skills, and alleviating stress? Please come to our workshops and Drop-in hours hosted by the USC Kortschak Center for Learning and Creativity. No reservation or appointment is required for our workshops and drop-ins.

    KCLC will be hosting Drop-in Hours and Skill Building for Success Workshops on Zoom with a weekly theme of time management, reading strategies, stress management or test-taking. The workshops will be interactive with great tips and resources.

    Drop-in hours are available for undergraduate or graduate students to meet with an academic coach without needing to make a reservation. These sessions may be held in a group setting, dependent upon staffing availability and demand.

    For more information, see the attached flyers with dates, times, and Zoom links.

    If you are interested in learning more about weekly academic coaching, email us at kortschakcenter@usc.edu for additional information.

    KCLC will have more events throughout the semester, and you can check out the most up to date workshop and drop-in schedule on their website https://kortschakcenter.usc.edu/events/

    More Information: Oct 2021 Drop In.pdf

    Location: Gwynn Wilson Student Union (STU) - 311

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

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    Contact: Kortschak Center for Learning and Creativity

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  • Repeating EventDensity Functional Theory Methods Using Quantum Espresso [series] Posted By: Center for Advanced Research Computing

    Fri, Oct 22, 2021 @ 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM

    Information Technology Program (ITP)

    Workshops & Infosessions


    This weekly workshop series will benefit researchers who are interested in or are starting to learn about the application of theoretical methods and techniques for the study of the physics and chemistry of the solid state. These hands-on oriented workshops are targeted towards undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctoral students who wish to use Density Functional Theory (DFT) methods in their research. The aim is to teach the basics of ab initio atomistic materials simulation using the Quantum Espresso suite of codes for electronic-structure calculations and materials modeling at the nanoscale. Fridays from 4-6 PM PST. Register here!


    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

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    Contact: Center for Advanced Research Computing

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  • Tour De LA Wellness Challenge: Online Cooking Class

    Fri, Oct 22, 2021 @ 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM

    Viterbi School of Engineering Masters Programs

    Student Activity


    Join in for a fun cooking session! Zoom Link: https://usc.zoom.us/j/91088569110

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Contact: Juli Legat

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