SHARPGrads is not being held during the Spring 2022 semester. It will be back in the Fall of 2022. Please stay tuned!
SHARPGrads is the Skills, Habits, and Research Program for Graduate Students at the University of South Carolina. This workshop series, sponsored by University Libraries, Research Computing, and the Graduate School, provides free training in digital scholarship, computing, and library research concepts for students enrolled in graduate-level courses. Students completing the program receive a certificate.
During the Fall 2021 semester, SHARPGrads is pleased to offer a mix of virtual and in-person learning opportunities. Participating students will attend at least one workshop from at least 5 of the following categories. Follow the links for description, dates, and registration information. All workshops must be taken during the Fall 2021 semester.
To register for SHARPGrads, fill out and submit the Interest Form. Make sure you also register for each workshop that you plan to attend.
Creating Digital Projects
High Performance Computing (Presented by Research Computing)
Introduction to Hyperion, High Performance Computing and the SLURM Job Scheduler
Introduction to Linux Command Line
Working with HPC: Data Transfer, X11 and Open OnDemand
Introduction to Linux Shell Scripting
Library Research and Citation Management
Programming for Research (Presented by Research Computing)
Research Data Management
Special Topics (Presented by Research Computing)
Introduction to Machine Learning/Deep Learning
Introduction to Quantum Computing - Fundamentals
Introduction to Quantum Computing - Theory
Introduction to Quantum Computing - Programming (postponed until Spring 2022)
Text Mining and Data Visualization
Make sure you register for each of the workshops you attend. Once you have attended at least one workshop from five or more of the categories, send an email to email@example.com. Let us know that you have completed SHARPGrads and include the titles and dates (if known) of the workshops you attended. We'll send your certificate to the email address provided.