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The Temple Analytics Challenge: Making Sense of Big Data
WIN UP TO $2,500!
The Challenge starts in two weeks!
The workshop and mentoring schedule is now available.
Students: We give you the problems and the data. Create an original visualization that provides clear and meaningful insight into a data set and win up to $2,500!
The challenges were developed by an advisory panel of industry leaders from Walmart, Independence Blue Cross, the World Bank, Electronic Ink, the City of Philadelphia, and Merck. Finalists willl present their work live before a panel of judges.
Visit ibit.temple.edu/analyticschallenge for contest details and information about how to participate. There is no registration required – just submit your entry by November 1, 2013.Key DatesContest opens and challenges posted: October 1, 2013
Entries due: November 1, 2013
Finalists presentations, awards, and lunch: November 15, 2013
The Temple Analytics Challenge is powered by the Institute for Business and Information Technology (IBIT).
The Fox Fall Connection is scheduled for Wednesday, September 18 from 10:00 am to 1:30 pm. This event is for graduating seniors seeking full-time jobs and for sophomores and juniors seeking spring and summer internships. You must be CSPD’d in order to attend, so keep reading if you need to get CSPD’d…
Do you need to get CSPD’d? Check out our workshop and event listing on our website; Getting Started Workshops, Resume Development Workshops, and Employer Resume Critiques. Stop by 134 Alter Hall and pick up a hard copy of our calendar or visit our website for our schedule of upcoming workshops.
Interesting article about The Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) and how they can help in your professional development and employment search.
By applying for a CAFSBM (Collegiate Assembly of Faculty, Fox School of Business) Scholarship or Award, you are putting yourself in a position to succeed and taking advantage of all that the Fox School of Business has to offer.
Apply online for scholarship and awards today: http://www.fox.temple.edu/cms_academics/dept/advising/awards-scholarships/awards/
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 from 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM (EST)
The “Work Your Wardrobe – Fashion Show for Young Professionals” presented by the CSPD office will feature an array of looks from business casual to business professional attire. Students are invited to attend this event which will aim to accommodate students at every socioeconomic level by providing creative ways to look the part without breaking the bank! Don’t miss this vibrant event which will provide 18 total looks, both male and female, derived directly from consignment/thrift stores, from department stores and students’ own closet’s.
Register at the following website: http://cspdworkyourwardrobe.eventbrite.com/
Below are the Immersion Events for tomorrow and for next week:
Friday, April 20th
American Marketing Association
Presents: Brown-Forman Speaker Session
Alter Hall room 31, 12:00 – 12:50pm
Join TU-AMA as we host the last
speaker session of the semester with Brown-Forman. Bown-Forman is one of the
largest American owned companies in the wine and spirits business. Global Director of Marketing at Brown-Forman
and Fox School Alumni, Carmen D’Ascendis, will be presenting to AMA
members this Friday. We hope to see you there!
Please contact Nate Rosen at email@example.com with any questions. Business Casual
Alter Hall room 233, 12:00 – 12:50pm
Please join Toastmasters as they welcome Tatiana Sivak from Vanguard. Business Casual is preferred and questions
should be directed to Jordan Birnbaum at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday, April 23rd
Fox Women’s Leadership Initiative is hosting “GENDER (IN)EQUALITY in the WORKPLACE”
Alter Hall room 745, 12:00 – 1:00pm
The Fox Women’s Leadership Initiative is hosting a diverse panel of graduate students to
offer their different perspectives and experiences regarding gender in the
workplace. They will discuss such topics as How to present yourself in the
workplace, how to be aware and prepare for possible uncomfortable situations
relating to gender and how inequality manifests itself in the workplace.
Business Casual dress is appreciated.
Wednesday, April 25th
The International Business Association
Presents: Citibank and the Global Financial Markets
Alter Hall room 33, 12:00 – 12:50pm
Please join IBA in welcoming Christoper Warren to discuss Citibank’s role in the Global Financial
Markets. Business casual dress is requested and questions should be directed towards Barbara Malek at email@example.com.
FINALIST PRESENTATIONS & AWARD CEREMONY
Thursday April 26, 2012
Alter Hall Auditorium & Undergraduate Commons
1801 Liacouras Walk, Philadelphia PA 19122
2:00 – 5:30PM
Temple’s annual business plan competition, the Be Your Own Boss Bowl, is one of the most lucrative and comprehensive in the nation. Now in its 14th year, the BYOBB features three competitive tracks: Graduate Students/Alumni/Faculty/Staff; Undergraduate; and Social Impact Ventures. The competition features aspiring entrepreneurs with concepts in information technology, consumer products and services, life science, clean tech, nanotech and more. Over 300 senior executives support the program.
Please save the date and join us for this inspiring entrepreneurial event which also includes a networking reception. There is no cost to attend, and you do not need to be associated with the BYOBB or Temple University to attend.
Investors especially welcomed!
ALAN AND DEBORAH COHEN
With additional support from Microsoft and GoldmanSacs Gives,
Diversity Network Summer Scholarship
The Diversity Abroad Network “Diversity Network”, in cooperation with the STA Travel, will offer twenty summer scholarships in the amount of $500 for full-time undergraduate (both community college and university level) students attending a member institution in Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom or the United States.
Applicants must be full-time undergraduates at a university or community college based in the Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom or the United States. Economically disadvantaged students, African-American/Black, Asian, Hispanic/Latino, Multiracial/ethnic or Indigenous/Native-American, students with disabilities and first generation college undergraduate students are strongly encouraged to apply.
Applicants must meet the following criteria:
• Attend a Diversity Network member institution (www.DiversityNetwork.org/members)
• Have minimum cumulative 2.75 GPA or the equivalent at an accredited university or college
• Be willing to share their experiences abroad with the DiversityAbroad.com community via blogs (at least once a week), article submission (one or two article required depending on length of study abroad program) and participate in the DiversityAbroad.com Discussion Boards.
• Be willing to be featured on STA travel’s blog website, http://blogs.statravel.com
How to Apply
Please read the following instructions carefully. The following items must be received by Friday, April 13, 2012 for Summer 2012 consideration.
• Completed Application form with picture. Also include documentation verifying participation in a accredited program (Send a copy of your acceptance letter or email)
• Resume should be submitted on one single-sided 8.5” x 11” sheet of paper.
• Please send a letter of reference from academic (professor, study abroad advisor, etc) Note, we cannot accept emailed letters of recommendation
• Mail Transcripts, Letter of Recommendation together to: Diversity Abroad, 655 Thirteenth Street, Suite 303, Oakland, California, 94612. Please note, we cannot accept application materials not mailed together and all materials must be received by April 13, 2012.
• Submit a video essay answering the following question: “How will international study and travel prepare you for the future?”
Here are steps for sending us your video:
Step 1 – Upload your video to YouTube or Vimeo.
Step 2 – Name the video “Diversity Abroad Network Summer 2012 Scholarship – YOUR NAME (e.g. Diversity Abroad Network Summer 2012 Scholarship Lisette Gomez)
Step 3 – Include this list of tags: diversity, DiversityNetwork.org, study abroad, Summer 2012
After you’ve complete your video share it!
Rutgers University School of Law – Camden is proud to be a recipient of a generous grant from the Law School Admission Council’s DiscoverLaw.org Pre-Law Undergraduate Scholars Program. Starting this June, we will be providing a four-week immersion into the legal world. The primary purpose of the program is to increase the diversity and quality of applicants applying to law schools, while also promoting the success of underrepresented minorities in the legal profession.
The PLUS Program will include:
- · Law school classes
- · Field trips (law firms, legal services organizations and other venues)
- · Guest Speakers
- · Professionalism Seminars
- · A moot court competition
This is a residential program for 20 undergraduate students who are currently in their freshman or sophomore years in college. Students will live in the Rutgers-Camden Residence Hall, receive free meals at our dining hall, and earn a stipend.
More information and application forms may be found here: http://camlaw.rutgers.edu/plusprogram. The deadline for applications is April 15, 2012. In addition to completing our application, applicants must register (free of charge) with http://www.discoverlaw.org/register.asp, a great resource for information about preparing for law school.
Thank you for sharing this information with students who might benefit from the program. Please circulate this email to your contacts, networks, email listservs, etc.
Prof. Jill Friedman
Director, Pro Bono & Public Interest Program
Rutgers School of Law
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey