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2017-2018 Public Service Research Brown Bag schedule announcement

Please join us for our fourth year of research brown-bag discussions! The full schedule for this year is available online. These informal brown-bag seminars are a great chance to get new ideas, meet new collaborators, and enjoy collegial time together. … Continue reading

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Excellent free resources on getting started with Stata and on Data Viz

Here are some lovely resources from researchers Chafetz, Essam, Hughes, Johnson in the form of a free "mini-course" in four parts. The first three parts are Stata-specific, the fourth part can be viewed on its own as a good platform-independent … Continue reading

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Spatial Data Acquisition and Mapping Workshop

A workshop is coming up on GIS use across the disciplines which may be of interest: Sept. 6-7, 2017 on main campus (Barn Building, Room 118).  Contact Dr. Akumu at aclemen1@tnstate.edu or Dr. Tegegne at ftegegne@tnstate.edu for more information.

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U. of Cincinnati seeking MPA director

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U.S. Treasury upgrades website to better track fed…

https://apple.news/AQyRx9LAWTiKON9xkx2dW4g U.S. Treasury upgrades website to better track federal spending data – Reuters

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“A Peek Inside the Strange World of Fake Academia” by K. Carey – NYTimes 12/29/2016

Here’s a recent NYTimes article on the proliferation of journals and conferences which do not meet the standards of traditional scholarly venues – standards which are the basis on which the value of the scientific process can be justified, as … Continue reading

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Allen Institute for AI Eyes the Future of Scientif…

Not coverage for PA or social science yet but maybe in the future… https://www.wired.com/2016/11/allen-institute-ai-eyes-future-scientific-search/

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