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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.