UMSI Technical Workshops

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 10:00am to Thu, 05/03/2018 - 4:00pm

North Quad classrooms

Students interested in building additional technical skills before the summer starts have the opportunity to enroll in one of three concurrent workshops offered by the School of Information. 

For the second year in a row, UMSI is presenting short technical skill-building workshops taught by expert faculty and graduate students to help students gain confidence prior to a summer internship or add to a resume of portfolio. The workshops offer an un-graded, welcoming environment to develop technical skills. Workshops are open to any University of Michigan student with appropriate prerequisite experience. 

Enrollment is open exclusively to UMSI students and community members starting Friday, April 13. Cost per workshop is $12.


Dates: Tuesday, May 1 - Thursday, May 3
Time: 10 am - 4 pm daily, with one hour break at 12 pm

The workshops are

  • Creating and Deploying a Responsive, Accessible Webpage
    Taught by Dr. Colleen Van Lent
  • Big Data, Predictive Analytics and Deep Learning with Apache Spark
    Taught by Dr. Chris Teplovs
  • Python Web Developmentin Flask for Dynamic Web Applications
    Taught by Maulishree Pandey & Sonakshi Watel

Full descriptions of each workshop and prerequisites are available here.

NOTE: These workshops are concurrent; students may only register for one