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UNC Charlotte Researchers Ranked In Stanford University Study
   January 25, 2021

A study conducted by Stanford University recognized four faculty members from UNC Charlotte’s School of Data Science (SDS) in the top two percent of the world’s most cited researchers. 

The study analyzed data across a 20 year period, covering more than seven million scientists in 22 major research fields. The SDS researchers...

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Four Takeaways: Visualizing the COVID-19 Pandemic
   January 14, 2021

As the United States battled a drastic resurgence in COVID-19 cases last summer, a group of UNC Charlotte researchers aggregated, analyzed and visualized publicly available data to produce an interactive dashboard to better understand the rapid...

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New Academic Programs Respond to Job Market and Region’s Needs
   January 13, 2021

Jan. 13, 2021 - CHARLOTTE, N.C. - UNC Charlotte is responding to the greater Charlotte region’s employment needs with three new degree programs and five new graduate certificate programs that are relevant to the current and future job market. Several are available for spring; by fall 2021 all will be open to new and current students....

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School of Data Science Affiliate Faculty Members Receive 2021 National Science Foundation I-Corps Grant
   January 12, 2021

By: Mia Sturdivant, SDS marketing undergraduate assistant

A group of UNC Charlotte researchers have received a 2021 National Science Foundation (NSF) I-Corps Grant, allowing the team to develop an interactive platform to visualize statistical and machine learning...

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Virtual “Cheers!” To the School of Data Science Class of 2020
   January 11, 2021

Many of our master’s students had a dream of graduating with an in-person ceremony, walking across the stage, turning their tassels among their classmates and celebrating with friends and family. Unfortunately, 2020 had other plans.

As UNC Charlotte’s May and December Commencement Ceremonies transitioned to a virtual format due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the School of Data Science...

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Introducing the Founders of UNC Charlotte’s School of Data Science
   December 1, 2020

UNC Charlotte’s School of Data Science has raised more than $100,000 through its Founding Members program to support the educational and research needs of the School. With the recent launch of Bachelor’s...

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UNC Charlotte’s School of Data Science Selected as Finalist for the Public Sector Project Award by NC TECH
   November 3, 2020

Charlotte, N.C. (Nov. 3, 2020) UNC Charlotte’s School of Data Science, is a finalist in one category for the NC TECH Awards: Public Sector Project. 

The NC TECH Awards are North Carolina’s statewide technology awards organized by the...

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Dr. Dongsong Zhang Named Director of Research
   October 12, 2020

Dr. Dongsong Zhang has been appointed as the Director of Research for UNC Charlotte’s School of Data Science. 

Zhang, who joined UNC Charlotte in 2018 as a Belk Endowed Chair Professor in Business Analytics, has more than 20 years of data science related research experience.

He will be instrumental in the ongoing success of the School of Data Science (SDS) as a leader in data...

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AI Ethics In The Data Science Classroom
   October 12, 2020

Automated resume screeners eliminating female candidates, facial recognition tools missing black faces and crime predictions determined by the neighborhood, not by the individual. These are just a few examples of the challenges and consequences that have emerged from the growth and development of artificial intelligence and machine learning models. 

These issues have raised many...

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Dr. Angela Berardinelli Named SDS Interim Undergraduate Program Director
   October 6, 2020

Dr. Angela Berardinelli has been appointed Interim Undergraduate Program Director (UPD) for UNC Charlotte’s School of Data Science. 

Berardinelli, who joined UNC Charlotte in 2018, has extensive experience in launching undergraduate programs in the field. Alongside Dr. Andrea Pitts and...

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