Announcements

Call for Digital Humanities Fellows Applications – 2019-2020

We are now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 DH Fellows Cohort! Applications are due Friday, November 30th. The Digital Humanities Fellowship supports advanced doctoral students doing innovative work in the digital humanities at the University of Virginia. The Scholars’ Lab offers Grad Fellows advice and assistance with the creation and analysis of digital content, as well as…. Continue reading “Call for Digital Humanities Fellows Applications – 2019-2020”.

Job opening: Come advocate for our users!

[As of 9/28/2018, we updated the length of the User Advocate position’s appointment to 18 months (with the possibility of 6 months’ renewal). This post has been edited significantly since its original posting to reflect this change. Contact jeremy@virginia.edu with any questions.] We’re seeking an additional colleague for our R&D team: Development and Testing Outreach…. Continue reading “Job opening: Come advocate for our users!”.

Fellowship Calls and Grad Student Professional Development

I want to share several developments from the grad programs side of the Lab this semester. It’s been a busy fall, and I’m pleased with all the work the team has put into our programs! For one, the CFPs for two of our fellowship programs are now live. The Praxis Program, which will welcome its…. Continue reading “Fellowship Calls and Grad Student Professional Development”.

Call for Spring 2018 Makerspace Technologist Applications

Are you a UVA graduate student or upper-level undergraduate in the humanities? Come join our team as a Makerspace technologist! Our Makerspace is designed to foster experimentation with 3D printing, modeling, and digitization, physical computing (e.g. Arduino, wearables), virtual reality, and more. For humanists, it is a good way to learn more about experimental and…. Continue reading “Call for Spring 2018 Makerspace Technologist Applications”.

GIS Day – Wednesday, November 15

Mark your calendars, Wednesday, Nov. 15 is GIS Day (http://www.gisday.com/).  To celebrate, all are invited to the University of Virginia Library’s Scholars’ Lab for an afternoon of events. 1PM – Presentation: ArcGIS Pro for ArcMap Users 2PM – Lightning Round Talks 3PM – GIS Day Cake Location: Alderman Library Electronic Classroom (ALD 421, just off…. Continue reading “GIS Day – Wednesday, November 15”.

Welcome new DH Developer Zoe LeBlanc!

We are delighted to announce that Zoe LeBlanc has accepted our DH Developer position! Zoe rose to the top of an extremely strong pool of over 60 applicants. A History ABD at Vanderbilt University, she focuses on post-colonialist movements and media in Cairo and other capitals. She brings solid technical experience in the areas of…. Continue reading “Welcome new DH Developer Zoe LeBlanc!”.

Digital Humanities Fellows Applications – 2018-2019

[Read closely: our menu options have changed. Note especially the changes to the application timeline, eligibility, and funding structure of the fellowship. Questions should be directed to Brandon Walsh, Head of Graduate Programs for the Scholars’ Lab.] We are now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 DH Fellows Cohort! Applications are due Wednesday, November 1st. The Digital Humanities…. Continue reading “Digital Humanities Fellows Applications – 2018-2019”.

2017 Virginia Higher Ed GIS Meeting

2017 Virginia Higher Ed GIS Meeting November 2, 2017 – 10am to 3pm (check in begins at 9:30am) Scholars’ Lab, Alderman Library – University of Virginia – Charlottesville, VA A meeting of all Virginia higher education Esri/GIS representatives and other GIS support people This meeting is for Esri designates and other GIS support staff to…. Continue reading “2017 Virginia Higher Ed GIS Meeting”.

Welcome Senior Developer Shane Lin!

The Scholars’ Lab team is thrilled to welcome Shane Lin as our new Senior Developer! Shane first joined the Scholars’ Lab as a Praxis Program graduate fellow in 2012. Since then, he’s served as a Technologist in our Makerspace, where he’s provided invaluable guidance on research and pedagogy related to desktop fabrication and physical computing.…. Continue reading “Welcome Senior Developer Shane Lin!”.

Fall 2017 UVa Library GIS Workshop Series

All sessions are one hour and assume participants have no previous experience using GIS.  Sessions will be hands-on with step-by-step tutorials and expert assistance.  All sessions will be held on Tuesdays from 3PM to 4PM in the Alderman Electronic Classroom, ALD 421 (adjacent to the Scholars’ Lab) and are free and open to the UVa…. Continue reading “Fall 2017 UVa Library GIS Workshop Series”.

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