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Data Science Week

 

Nov. 10, 2022 | 5 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Albro-Falconer-Manley Science Center 

 

Kari Jordan A beautiful documentary celebrating Black women’s identity, beauty, culture, and humanity, uniquely expressed through the stories of Black hair - The Hair Tales - is reminiscent of one’s journey to promote data science among people of color. After all, afro-textured hair and data science have so much in common. 

Afro-textured hair is often difficult to categorize because of its many different variations, including pattern, pattern size, density and feel. Data science is often difficult to define because of its many intersections, including statistics, programming, analytics, and other domain knowledge. Would you believe it if you were told Black hair and data science have more in common than you think?

This talk is for anyone who has ever considered learning about, studying, or pursuing data science. In it, Dr. Kari L. Jordan draws parallels between approaches to caring for Black hair and approaches to learning data science. We start with the roots and end by picking the right tools and products to maintain our coiffure.

In a world where algorithms are used for predictive policing and other tech-fueled discrimination practices, democratizing data science is the answer. Dr. Jordan’s talk will admonish attendees to apply what they’re already familiar with - Black identity, beauty, and culture - in ways that promote data science for Black lives. 

 

Nov. 15, 2022 |11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Virtual Only - Registration Required

Michigan State University faculty panel discussion on applications of data science and why you should consider graduate study in data science.

Panelist:

Shiu Shinhan | Data Science Applications to Plant Biology | shius@msu.edu 

Xie Yuying | Data Science Applications to Big Data and Cancer | xyy@msu.edu

Wolfgang Kerzendorf | Data Science Applications on Understanding the Origins of Heavy Elements | wkerzendorf@gmail.com 

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Nov. 16, 2022 | Virtual Office Hours 

Open virtual office hours with Spelman and Michigan State University faculty to discuss master's degree program. 

Join faculty to discuss your questions about the data science Master’s Degree program, data science research, careers, or why you should consider data science as an option.

10AM – 12PM, Dr. Andrew Christlieb, MSU

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 Passcode: meet

12PM – 1PM, Dr. Paul Speaker, MSU

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Passcode: 631310

Join the Zoom Session for each faculty member.


Nov. 17, 2022 | 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Virtual Only - Registration Required

AUC Alumni panel discuss experiences in data science master's degree programs.

Panelists: 

Edmond Anderson, Morehouse College C'2022, B.S. in Mathematics 

Sulliah Apatira, Spelman College C'2022, B.S. in Biology

Sarah Bradford, Spelman C'2022, B.S. in Biology

Jasmine Harris, Spelman College C'2022, B.S. in Mathematics

EVENT SUPPORTED BY:

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Nov. 18, 2022 | Virtual Office Hours 

Open virtual office hours with Spelman and Michigan State University faculty to discuss master's degree program. 

Join faculty to discuss your questions about the data science Master’s Degree program, data science research, careers, or why you should consider data science as an option.

Open Office Hours: FEEL FREE TO BRING A FRIEND(S)

10AM – 12PM, Dr. Andrew Christlieb, MSU 

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Passcode: meet

1PM – 1:45PM , Dr. Yuying Xie, MSU

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2PM – 3PM, Dr. Erdi Kara, Spelman 

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Join the Zoom Session for each faculty member.


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