Places & Spaces: Mapping Science, the extraordinary Indiana University exhibition of 100 artistic big-data visualizations that debuted on the University of Miami campus in September, held its capstone event last week. But it signaled a beginning, not an end, launching the first annual VizUM symposium, a data visualization celebration event. Read more “VizUM Picks Up Where Places & Spaces Leaves Off”
The Places & Spaces Exhibit capstone event and launch of our annual VizUM Symposium will take place on December 11, 2014, 6:00–8:00 PM at the Stanley and Jewell Glasgow Hall (Jorge M. Perez Architecture Center,) School of Architecture. The event is open to the public. RSVP here.
The University of Miami hosted the debut of the 10th and final iteration of the Places & Spaces Exhibit, created by Indiana University as a unique and innovative scientific visualization concept. The exhibit has been here over the Fall 2014 semester, sponsored jointly and equally by the Institute for Data Science & Computing, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the School of Communication, with generous support of space and resources from the Otto G. Richter Library and the School of Architecture.
In the first VizUM Symposium, we will hear from Chance Scott, a graduate student in geography, detailed accident density for Miami-Dade County from 2003 through 2010; Julius Dewalt, also a graduate student in geography, illustrated the mosquito-borne distribution of malaria in Mali; and undergraduate Luis David Real showed the growth of Hispanic populations in Georgia, county by county, from 2000 through 2010. Faculty Speakers include: Juhong Park, School of Architecture; Alberto Cairo, School of Communication and Center for Computational Science; and Victor Milenkovic, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Computer Science. Don’t miss this pivotal event in our visualization timeline.
The University of Miami School of Communication’s Center for Communication, Culture and Change has named Alberto Cairo as “Knight Chair in Visual Journalism“. Prof. Cairo will bring his internationally recognized expertise in multimedia data visualization to Center-related projects, including interdisciplinary cancer communication initiatives. Read more “Alberto Cairo Named Knight Chair in Visual Journalism”
The Places & Spaces Exhibit capstone event and the launch of the annual VizUM Symposium took place on December 11, 2014, 6:00–8:00 PM in the Stanley and Jewell Glasgow Hall, at the Jorge M. Perez Architecture Center of the University of Miami School of Architecture, 1223 Dickinson Drive, Coral Gables. These events were open to the public. Read more “VizUM 1st Annual Symposium, Thursday 12/11/2014”
Chicas Poderosas is defined as a movement helping Latin American journalists learn digital storytelling skills. Chicas Poderosas brought its training model, network and mission to empower Latin American women here to the US for the first time. Hosted at Univision and then at the University of Miami School of Communication, the event was organized by the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) with the support of Knight Foundation, the Institute for Data Science and Computing (IDSC), Univision, and a few other sponsors. Read more “Chicas Poderosas Miami 4/17-20/2014”