Upcoming Events – Fall
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Statistics Webinar on Neural Networks
This webinar will provide a basic understanding of neural networks. There are no prerequisites!
Who: Josh Starmer is the founder and CEO of StatQuest! StatQuest started out as an attempt to explain statistics to his former co-workers – who were all genetics researchers at UNC-Chapel Hill. He makes statistics easy to understand by stripping away the terminology and communicating the concepts using pictures and song. Check out his video list here.
When: Thursday, November 5th, 3-4pm
Where: On your computer!
What to do: RSVP here to receive the Zoom link
2020-2021 Science Policy Training Series
Learn about the field of science policy through the new 2020-2021 Science Policy Training Series. This series is hosted by the North Carolina Students for Science Policy Coalition (SSPC) (made up of UNC-CH Science Policy Advocacy Group, NC State Science Policy Pack, and UNCG Spartans for Science and Policy)
- Who: Any student or postdoc of a North Carolina college or university
- What: Learn about what science policy is, why it is important, and how you can get involved! To earn the certificate of training, participants must attend 5 seminars and 3 workshops by July 2021 and submit a brief summary of each event attended. On average, 2 events will be offered per month.
- When: The first seminar in the series will be NC Science Policy 101 at 11 AM on September 17th
- How to register: Please sign up at this link. An updating calendar of series events, along with other science and policy opportunities, can be found here.
Virtual Game Night – Every Thursday!
What: If you’re looking for something social to do in these anti-social times, join us for some laughs (and hopefully a good time)!
When: Every Thursday 5-7pm
Where: On your computer!
What to do: See the zoom link here to join
2020 4-H Fall Plant Sale
Rowan County 4-H is having a fruit tree and plant sale. You must pre-order.
The deadline to order is Thurs, Oct. 29, 2020. Plant pick up is Thurs, Nov. 5, 2020, 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. at the Agricultural Building, 2727 Old Concord Rd., Salisbury, NC
What to do: For more information, a list of the available plants, and to order, please see this form.