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Announcing the Summer 2020 Seed Grants for Data Science Recipients
   March 30, 2020

UNC Charlotte’s School of Data Science (SDS) is excited to announce its third round of Seed Grants for Data science. The grants were established to help nurture early-stage research in the field and to foster cross-disciplinary collaborations. As the University continues to advance as a leader in data science, research will be a core capability in the School...

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SDS Graduate Student Wins First Place in Local Hackathon
   March 12, 2020

Data Science and Business Analytics (DSBA) graduate student, Ibrokhim, “Abe” Sadikov was awarded first place in the open track competition during the third annual Queen City Hackathon,  on February 22nd. 

During the 24-hour competition, more than 20 teams of students and data science...

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Important Update: School of Data Science Events: COVID-19
   March 12, 2020

The University has received additional guidance from the UNC System regarding how it should operate in response to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Based on direction from the University, the following will go into effect regarding campus events starting Monday, March 16 through March 31: 

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Analytics Frontiers and WiDS Charlotte Important Update
   March 9, 2020

In light of the recent developments surrounding novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and after careful consideration with the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and industry partners, the School of Data Science has decided to postpone/reschedule the annual Analytics Frontiers and WiDS Charlotte conferences, scheduled for March 24-25, 2020. 

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Analytics Frontiers Conference Announces 2020 Keynote Speaker
   March 3, 2020

UNC Charlotte’s School of Data Science is thrilled to announce Ruha Benjamin, Associate Professor of African American studies at Princeton University, as a keynote speaker at the sixth annual Analytics Frontiers Conference on March 25, 2020, at the Ritz-Carlton in Charlotte, NC.  

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School of Data Science Professor, Dr. Colby Ford, to Present at TedxUNCCharlotte
   February 27, 2020

Dr. Colby Ford, adjunct professor for UNC Charlotte’s School of Data Science, has been selected to participate in UNC Charlotte’s second annual TedxUNCCharlotte event. Speakers from across campus and throughout the Charlotte community will conduct live talks around the theme of “Thinking Future. Thinking Forward.”

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Now Accepting Applications for Summer Seed Grant Funding
   February 14, 2020

The School of Data Science is now accepting research proposals for the summer 2020 seed grants for data science funding cycle. This grant opportunity provides up to $20,000 per award, a grand total of $60,000, in funding for UNC Charlotte and partnering faculty and researchers. The School of Data Science is committed to identifying and supporting pre-...

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UNC Charlotte’s Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference Announces 2020 Keynote Speaker
   February 12, 2020

UNC Charlotte’s School of Data Science (SDS) is pleased to announce that Lucia Tian, Chief Analytics Officer at the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), will present as a keynote speaker at the third annual Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference on March 24, 2020 at the Ritz-Carlton Charlotte.

WiDS Charlotte is a one-day...

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Announcing the Spring 2020 Seed Grants for Data Science Recipients
   February 10, 2020

UNC Charlotte’s School of Data Science (SDS) is excited to announce its data science seed grant recipients for spring 2020. The grants were established to help nurture early-stage research in the field and to foster cross-disciplinary collaborations. As the University continues to advance as a leader in data science education and...

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UNC Charlotte Opens the Carolinas’ First Interdisciplinary School of Data Science
   January 15, 2020

UNC Charlotte has opened the Carolina’s first School of Data Science. The interdisciplinary school allows UNC Charlotte to expand its programs in the field and open up the growing and diverse field of data science to students with varied career interests. The School of Data Science is planning to offer the state’s only bachelor’s program in data science...

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