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Mar 23, 2022

3 Reasons to Take a DSC Course This Fall

Data science is for everyone - that means you! Here are three great reasons to take a DSC course this fall. 

Title slide for The Mathematics of Opportunity: Charting a Path to Equity

Jun 1, 2022

“Who gets to learn are the people with the opportunity.”: Equity in Data Science Education

In March 2022, Rachel Levy, Executive Director of NC State's Data Science Academy, moderated a panel focused on a core challenge: centering equity in data science education. 

Jun 1, 2022

Shaun Kellogg Named Interim Executive Director, Friday Institute; Distinguished Professor Hollylynne Lee Named Interim Associate Dean, Friday Institute, College of Education

Shaun Kellogg, the Friday Institute’s Senior Director of Program Evaluation and Education Research, will begin serving as the Friday Institute’s interim executive director June 1. To assist in the interim duties, NC State College of Education Distinguished Professor of Mathematics and Statistics Education and Friday Institute Senior Faculty Fellow Hollylynne Lee will serve as interim associate dean, Friday Institute, College of Education. 

May 31, 2022

Environmental Analysis Course Gives Students Hands-on Research Experience

From sea level rise along the North Carolina coastline to the impact of COVID-19 on women in forestry, the course allows students to tackle a variety of environmental challenges. 

May 26, 2022

Too Long, Didn’t Read? Data Scientists Think AI Is up for the TLDR Challenge

This summer, data scientists at NC State plan to research how artificial intelligence can create brief, tailored daily reports. The Laboratory for Analytic Sciences (LAS) at North Carolina State University is hosting its inaugural eight-week Summer Conference on Applied Data Science (SCADS) on campus from June 13 to August 5. 

May 20, 2022

MMA Director Embraces Think and Do in the Virtual Classroom

Rishika Rishika, associate professor of marketing and the director of the MMA program, applies Think and Do to marketing analytics and encourages her students to think outside the box. 

May 18, 2022

NC State’s EEPA Speaker Series Highlights Data-driven Decision-making and Equity Principles for Changing Times

This spring at NC State’s College of Education, the Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis program sponsored a speaker series to foster community interest in education policy research. Two doctoral students, Christy Batts and Julie Whetzel, write about the lessons learned during the EEPA Speaker Series. 

May 17, 2022

Cranos Williams Named Goodnight Distinguished Professor

NC State faculty member Cranos Williams was recently named a Goodnight Distinguished Professor in Agricultural Analytics by the College of Engineering and College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. The new professorship was bestowed on Williams for promoting cross-college collaborations leading to next-generation precision agriculture solutions, as well as for his research, teaching and leadership in using data-driven approaches to understand the biological processes behind plants’ growth, development, and adaptation to changing environments. 

May 16, 2022

The Libraries welcomes three new Libraries Fellows

New librarians begin their three-year appointments in summer 2022 

May 13, 2022

Assistant Professor Ruby Ellis Accepted into NC State’s 2022 Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Institute

Assistant Professor Ruby Ellis has been accepted into the 2022 Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Institute, which provides NC State faculty with skills, funding, mentorship and support to conduct training in teaching and learning. 

May 11, 2022

Goodnight Alumni Spotlight: Sreeram Venkat ’21

Goodnight Scholars Alumnus Sreeram Venkat ’21 has a question for you…have you heard of the “Stone Soup” fable? At least that’s his response when people ask him why he decided on a major in Mathematics. As Sreeram explains in his […]