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Ignite COVID-19 Flash Grants: Now Accepting Research Proposals
   June 22, 2020

The School of Data Science (SDS) and UNC Charlotte’s Research and Economic Development are thrilled to announce the Ignite COVID-19 Flash Grants utilizing Twitter data associated with the global pandemic. 

SDS partnered with Twitter to acquire a...

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Graduate Student Selected As Semifinalist In MIT COVID-19 Datathon
   May 27, 2020

Health Informatics and Analytics and Master’s in Health Administration student, Timothy Sokphat, recently participated in the MIT COVID-19 Datathon, in which his team was chosen as a semi-finalist in the disparities in health outcomes from COVID-19 research track...

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HIA Graduate Program Director to Step Down In June
   May 26, 2020

After three years as graduate program director of the Health Informatics and Analytics (HIA) program, Dr. Michael Thompson has announced his intention to step down from the position on June 30. 

The School of Data Science would like to thank Dr. Thompson for his years of service and leadership, as he was...

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School of Data Science Graduate Students Join Prestigious ORISE Fellowship Program
   May 11, 2020

Two graduate students from UNC Charlotte’s School of Data Science master’s programs were selected to participate in the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) Fellowship program. They are the first UNC Charlotte students to be selected to participate in...

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Pros Of Being A Data Science Niner
   May 8, 2020

UNC Charlotte’s School of Data Science (SDS) has accomplished many firsts in 2020, through establishing the first data science program in the Carolinas, as well as the first undergraduate degree of its kind in the state. 

Data Science is at the forefront of industry in the 21st century, as more and more companies and academic...

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UNC Charlotte Launches North Carolina’s First Undergraduate Program in Data Science
   April 22, 2020

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - April. 22, 2020UNC Charlotte’s School of Data Science, North Carolina’s first undergraduate program in data science, is now enrolling undergraduate students for the fall semester. The program, the first of its kind to incorporate the liberal arts and sciences with technical data...

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The Impact of COVID-19 on Data Science in Health Care
   April 21, 2020

Since the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States, the health care industry has used data science tools to monitor and mitigate the impact of the coronavirus that is at the heart of this pandemic. Researchers and data science professionals are using data to build accurate models of the virus’s spread, conduct antibody discovery and track the availability of hospital resources.

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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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