SURF SUMMER CALENDAR OF EVENTS & DEADLINES

Please check out the 2017 SURF calendar of events below for an overall view of summer workshops and gatherings. The 2018 events will be similar.

 

  • The 2017 SURF Program runs from Monday June 5th- Friday August 11th.
  • This calendar includes SURF events, IT, Library & Writing Center workshops and other campus activities.

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June 5:   6:00-9:00PM
Mapping Geographic Data with ArcGIS in Webster 102, (part 1) Light dinner provided at 5:30 PM.
June 6 SURF Program begins!
June 6:   4:30-5:30PM Women in Science Reception, McCaffrey Room, Keefe Campus Center. Light refreshments will be served.
June 6:   6:00-9:00PM Mapping Geographic Data with ArcGIS in Webster 102, (part 2) Light dinner provided at 5:30 PM.
June 7:   6:00-9:00PM Mapping Geographic Data with ArcGIS in Webster 102, (part 3) Light dinner provided at 5:30 PM.
June 8:   1:00-2:00PM Documenting your Research with Zotero in Frost Library, Lane Room.
June 9:   11:30-1:30PM
First Friday lunch gathering, Merrill 4.
June 12: 6:00-9:00PM Exploring Data with Microsoft Excel in 102 Webster. Light dinner will be provided at 5:30PM.
June 13: 4:00-5:30PM Summer Researcher Reception, Main Quad near Frost Library. Light refreshments will be provided.
June 13: 6:00-9:00PM Analyzing Data with Mathematica in Webster 102, (part 1)  Light dinner will be provided at 5:30PM.
June 14: 3:00-4:15PM Productive Habits for Big Writing Projects, Merrill 300B, Keefe Science Library.
June 14: 6:00-9:00PM Analyzing Data with Mathematica in Webster 102, (part 2)  Light dinner will be provided at 5:30PM.
June 15: 12:00-1:30PM Ethics Luncheon Discussion (mandatory), Powerhouse.
June 16: 11:30-1:30PM Student Blitz Presentations, Merrill 4.
June 19: 12:00-1:00PM Documenting your Research with Zotero in Frost Library, Lane Room.
June 19: 6:00-9:00PM Scientific Programming with Python in Webster 102, (part 1) Light dinner provided at 5:30 PM.
June 20:  6:00-9:00PM Scientific Programming with Python in Webster 102, (part 2) Light dinner provided at 5:30 PM.
June 21:  6:00-9:00PM Scientific Programming with Python in Webster 102, (part 3) Light dinner provided at 5:30 PM.
June 23: 11:30-1:30PM Student Blitz Presentations, Merrill 4.
June 26:  6:00-9:00PM Manipulating Images with Adobe Photoshop in Webster 102. Light dinner provided at 5:30 PM.
June 27   Student Activities, Red Sox Game!
June 28:  12:00-1:00PM Documenting your Research with Zotero in Frost Library, Lane Room.
June 28:  1:00-2:30PM Get the Picture: Finding and Using Images in Frost Library, Lane Room.
June 28:  6:00-9:00PM Creating Drawings with Adobe Illustrator in Webster 102. Light dinner provided at 5:30 PM.
June 30: 11:30-1:30PM Student Blitz Presentations, Merrill 4.
July 7    11:30-1:30PM Faculty Lunch Presentation, Professor Josef Trapani,  Merrill 4.
July 10:   6:00-9:00PM Interactive Data Visualization on the Web in Webster 102, (part 1) Light dinner provided at 5:30 PM.
July 11:  10:00-11:00AM Documenting your Research with Zotero in Frost Library, Lane Room.
July 11:   6:00-9:00PM Interactive Data Visualization on the Web in Webster 102, (part 2) Light dinner provided at 5:30 PM.
July 12:   3:00-4:15PM More than Word: An Overview of Alternative Writing Apps and Software in Frost Library, Barker Room.
July 12:   6:00-9:00PM Interactive Data Visualization on the Web in Webster 102, (part 3) Light dinner provided at 5:30 PM.
July 14:  11:30-1:00PM Faculty Panel: Scholarly Communication in Science (mandatory), Merrill 4. Lunch from 11:30-12:00PM.
July 14:   1:00-2:00PM Design Principles for Research Posters, (part 1 of the mandatory poster design series), Merrill 300A (Keefe Science Library).
July 17:   6:00-9:00PM Constructing Posters for High-Impact Communication (part 2 of the poster design series), Webster 102. Light dinner provided at 5:30 PM.
July 19:  6:00-9:00PM Investigating Networks with Gephi in Webster 102. Light dinner provided at 5:30 PM.
July 21  10:30-2:15PM LAB CRAWL! Part 1
July 25:     6:00-900PM Constructing Posters for High-Impact Communication in Webster 102 (part 2 of the poster design series). Light dinner provided at 5:30 PM.
July 28  11:30-1:30PM Faculty Lunch Presentation, Professor Kate Follette, Merrill 4.
August 1 6:00-8:00PM
Writing Scientific Papers with LaTeX. Light dinner provided at 5:30 PM.
August 2: 11:45-1:00PM Faculty Lunch Presentation, SMudd 207, Professor Kerstin Nordstrom, Physics Dept, Mount Holyoke College.
August 2: 6:00-9:00PM Constructing Posters for High-Impact Communication in Webster 102 (part 2 of the poster design series). Light dinner provided at 5:30 PM.
August 4 10:25-1:00PM LAB CRAWL! Part 2 This is our last Friday lunch gathering!
August 11 SURF Program ends
August 19 Deadline for submitting Amherst College Research Description & Reflection: https://amherst.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eljIAPNm0XKjUUZ
August 19 Deadline for completing SURE Survey; GO TO http://web.grinnell.edu/SUREIII/Index.html to complete the survey.
Sept. 8:  3:00-5:00PM Summer Research Poster Session, Merrill Science library and lobby.