Multidisciplinary Information Research Symposium
Apr
26
8:00 AM08:00

Multidisciplinary Information Research Symposium

MIRS is a one-day research symposium co-hosted by the University of North Texas College of Information, UNT ASIS&T chapter, and KIPA, to showcase the research efforts of information scholars and practitioners. The event will be inclusive of sessions for ongoing and completed papers, posters, and a competition for dissertation presentations.

The symposium has been generously funded by KIPA, with no cost to the attendees or participants, and will be held at UNT’s Discovery Park in Denton, TX.

 

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Introduction to Ethereum
Apr
25
6:00 PM18:00

Introduction to Ethereum

UNT Cryptocurrency Club, Denton Techmill, and UNT ASIS&T are proud to announce our first blockchain workshop. This event is an introduction to blockchain using Ethereum. It is open for technical and community members to learn what is blockchain and how to start writing blockchain contract. We will be using Remix Solidity to write simple blockchain application. This is a hands-on workshop so bring your laptop.

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An Evening with the University Reader, Jill Kleister
Mar
8
6:00 PM18:00

An Evening with the University Reader, Jill Kleister

Jill Kleister, The University of North Texas Graduate Reader reads 400 theses and dissertations each school year. Each one must be approved by her before the university will award the graduate student a diploma. In this talk, she will share tips and best practices for graduate students at all stages in their graduate programs. Light refreshments will be served.

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Open Denton 2018
Mar
3
8:00 AM08:00

Open Denton 2018

Denton Open Data Day is a gathering of Denton citizens to write applications, liberate data, create visualizations and publish analyses using Denton open public data to show support for and encourage the adoption of Denton open data policies. It is a good chance for UNT students and local developers to use Denton Open Data to produce something useful to the community.

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Harvesting and Processing Twitter Data on the Command Line
Feb
21
6:00 PM18:00

Harvesting and Processing Twitter Data on the Command Line

UNT's Associate Dean for Digital Libraries, Mark Phillips, will lead a two-hour, hands-on workshop introducing attendees to twarc, an open source Python tool for collecting Twitter data in JSON format, and JQ, a command-line tool for analyzing JSON.

The group will also discuss the ethical collection, use, reproducability of Twitter data.

No prior experience needed.  A computer with access to the Bash terminal and Python are suggested.
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Graduate Student Research Symposium at TWU
Mar
31
10:00 AM10:00

Graduate Student Research Symposium at TWU

Federation of North Texas Area Universities
Graduate Student Research Symposium

Student Poster Presentations and Awards Luncheon
Friday, March 31, 2017
Texas Woman's University, 
Hubbard Hall, Denton TX

Participation is open to all Master’s and Doctoral students attending Texas A&M University-Commerce, Texas Woman’s University and the University of North Texas. 

 Awards are given in two categories:

1) Education, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Business; and

2) Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

1st Place - $500

2nd Place - $250

3rd Place - $100         

 As in previous years, the symposium brings together master's and doctoral students from the three Federation institutions, Texas A&M University-Commerce, Texas Woman's University and the University of North Texas, to present research posters and to compete for awards.

For more information and registration , please visit the Graduate Student Research Symposium page or contact your UNT Federation Representative: Jackie Karlsson in the Toulouse Graduate School at Jackie.Karlsson@unt.edu or (940) 565-4600  

 Registration begins on February 1, 2017 and ends on March 10, 2017.  (All attendees, including faculty, judges, Federation Committee members and student presenters, must complete an online registration form.)  No registration fee. Times to be verified at a later date. 

 ***Student presenters should register early, as space is limited to 20 posters per university!

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Dec
2
7:00 PM19:00

Denton Wassail Fest

Need an escape from the end-of-semester stress? Join us for one of Denton's most iconic seasonal events, Wassail Fest, hosted on the downtown square. Mingle with other ASIS&T members while enjoying live holiday music and wassail (most of the shops on the square participate in the wassail contest) as we wrap up our 2016 fall semester. 

We will be meeting in the front of Jupiter House at 7:00 PM and friends and family members are encouraged to join in for this free event. 

**Parking is usually a little scarce as this event always draws a crowd, but there are a number of free parking lots on the side streets of the square. 

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Nov
30
5:00 PM17:00

"The Reader" part 2 of 2

Jill Kleister, "The Reader" at UNT, will be wrapping up her 2-part series on the submission and review process for thesis and dissertations. Please bring your laptops as much of this information will be hands-on and participatory. 

We will meet in the Information Science department break room and snacks and beverages will be provided. 

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Nov
9
5:00 PM17:00

"The Reader" Part 1 of 2

You're invited to an informative evening with Jill Kleister, "The Reader" at UNT, who reviews all of the thesis and dissertations submissions. She will be giving a detailed overview of the review process in a 2-part series, and attendees are encouraged to bring their laptops. 

We will be meeting in the Information Science department break room and snacks will be provided. 

For those who cannot make the event, it is our goal to record the event and post it in our event recap (the News section of the site). 

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