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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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Ruha Benjamin Selected as Keynote Speaker for Analytics Frontiers 2020
   January 28, 2020

Ruha Benjamin has been selected as a keynote speaker for the sixth annual Analytics Frontiers Conference. As a leading education equity advocate and Sociology and African American studies scholar, Benjamin will address bias and inequality in data science and modeling. ...

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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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Data Science at UNC Charlotte: A History
   January 13, 2020
Follow UNC Charlotte’s journey from its first computing course in the 1960s to establishing its foothold as a regional data science powerhouse. Read how the visionary leadership of Chancellor Philip L. Dubois set up UNC Charlotte for data science success – as we enter a decade where every second delivers 1.7 megabytes of new information for every human on Earth. Read more


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UNC Charlotte's Data Science Initiative Announces Funding Opportunity for Faculty
   November 20, 2019

Submission for Spring 2020: Due December 9th, 2019

Submission for Summer 2020: Due March 15th, 2020

 

SDS Mission Statement: The School of Data Science(SDS) provides a practical learning and research environment that enables the application of analytics to enhance...

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Lieutenant General Robert P. Ashley Jr. Invited as a Keynote Speaker for Analytics Frontiers 2020
   November 18, 2019

Lieutenant General Robert P. Ashley Jr. has been invited to deliver a keynote at the sixth annual Analytics Frontiers Conference. As a career army military intelligence officer, Lieutenant General Ashley will bring a unique perspective to the conference, bringing attention to data...

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Nialah Sharp is the first UNC Charlotte Recipient of the Haynes Rice Award
   October 21, 2019

Nialah Sharp, a dual Master of Health Administration and Master of Science in Health Informatics and Analytics student (and 2019 BSPH alumna) is the 2019 recipient of the Haynes Rice Award. The Haynes Rice Award is bestowed by NAHSE, the National Association of Health Service Executives, to outstanding graduate students who are striving to become...

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