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School of Data Science Graduate Students Join Prestigious ORISE Fellowship Program

FDA selects DSBA and HIA graduate students for Risk Based Assessment Inspection Fellowships
   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...

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UNC Charlotte Launches North Carolina’s First Undergraduate Program in Data Science

Data science will create an estimated 11.5 million jobs nationally by 2026
   April 22, 2020

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - April. 22, 2020 -  UNC 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 skills, allows the School of Data Science to expand its efforts in helping to...

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SDS Graduate Student Wins First Place in Local Hackathon

Ibrokhim “Abe” Sadikov creates an application to address economic mobility
   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 professionals were tasked with creating data-driven solutions to help Leading on Charlotte address...

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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.”

“Presenting a TedX talk has been on my bucket list for awhile,” Ford...

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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 beginning in fall 2020, pending...

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Data Science at UNC Charlotte: A History

Follow UNC Charlotte’s journey from its first computing course in the 1960s
   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.

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2019 Analytics Frontiers Conference!

Annual Event, A Data Science Staple
   March 27, 2019

On March 27, UNC Charlotte successfully held the 2019 Analytics Frontiers Conference at the Ritz-Carlton in Charlotte. The conference included a full day of keynotes, break-out sessions, and an exhibitor hall. It also culminated with an evening networking reception at the Ritz-Carlton in Charlotte, where attendees mingled further with conference speakers and their industry peers.

Now...

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Women in Data Science

Annual Event
   March 26, 2019

UNC Charlotte's Data Science Initiative successfully hosted the second annual Women in Data Science (WiDS) at the Ritz-Carlton in Charlotte, NC the afternoon of March 26, 2019. This half-day event featured several keynote speakers, a panel discussion, and an evening networking/cocktail reception. Our networking reception allowed the opportunity for students, academics, corporate professionals ...

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US CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (CDC) PUBLIC HEALTH INFORMATICS FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM (PHIFP)

Deadline to Apply: November 5, 2018
   August 29, 2018

The CDC Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program (PHIFP) is accepting applications through 5 November. Interviews will be conducted in February and March, and the fellowship begins in Summer 2019.

To apply for PHIFP, you must

  • Meet the educational, informatics, public health, and research experience...

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UNC Charlotte's Master's Candidate, Mario Barbe, First to Complete Accelerated Program and Bring Clinical Bioinformatics Capabilities to Clinica Alemana in Chile

   August 28, 2018

Barbé finds future in pairing medicine and data science to respond to health care challenges

UNC Charlotte’s Health Informatics student, Mario Barbé, M.D., has completed his master’s degree in Health Informatics. Through the sponsorship of his employer, Clínica Alemana, Barbé was able to participate in a program made available through the University of...

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