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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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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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