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Through strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills, data science engages individuals in computing, statistics, interpretation, and communication. The new minor will reflect the strength of a liberal arts curriculum above all else, thanks to the diligence and passion of faculty members across the college.After spending the summer working with students and professors from around the country, three Lewis & Clark students return to campus with new skills and perspectives on how to use mathematics to create a solution to partisan gerrymandering. The six-week program is a collaboration of Tufts University, Harvard University, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Past EventsOctober 5, 2023
Join Sara Stoudt, PhD (she/her) - an Assistant Professor of Mathematics at Bucknell University - for “A Data Stories Tell-All” as she goes behind the scenes of a few data-driven stories she has been a part of to learn what decisions are made by data journalists!September 15, 2023
Many say that we are suffering from a crisis of a lack of trust in science in this country. In response, significant effort has been lavished on improving science communication—with the aim of promoting such trust. But it’s not always clear what “trust of science” ought to mean. Does “science” really deserve “our” trust? Why? Without compelling answers to these questions, we are rudderless when it comes to improving the relationship between science and the public. I will attempt to steer us in a better direction.
Please attend, and please encourage your colleagues, students, and friends to attend.February 16, 2023
Join the Data Science department and the Berkeley Institute for Data Sciences’ Biology and Environmental Sciences Lead Ciera Martinez for an introduction to the field of data science!!
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