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Vanderbilt Data Science Institute

‘What Could Go Wrong? Seven Data Ethics Fables’ Oct. 9

Oct. 4, 2019—Laura Norén, vice president of privacy and trust at Obsidian Security and a data science ethicist and researcher, will give a talk titled “What Could Go Wrong? Seven Data Ethics Fables” on Wednesday, Oct. 9, beginning at 4 p.m. in Buttrick Hall, Room 101.

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Research team sorts out drug screen false positive results

Oct. 2, 2019—Vanderbilt investigators have identified 13 previously unknown drug compounds that cause false positive screenings for amphetamines, buprenorphine (an opioid), cannabinoids and methadone.

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Wente charts path forward to build on university’s strengths at Fall Faculty Assembly

Aug. 23, 2019—Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente pledged to keep Vanderbilt on a strong path moving forward, with continued investments in faculty and the student experience, during her Fall Faculty Assembly address on Aug. 22.

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Provost-appointed working group to assess digital support services, projects

Aug. 5, 2019—A new working group will evaluate Vanderbilt’s digital project resources and services and make recommendations aimed at supporting the university’s current and future needs.

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Data Science Institute welcomes first cohort of undergraduate summer research fellows

Jun. 13, 2019—Eight undergraduates will engage in 10 weeks of research with their faculty mentors, participate in data science skills workshops and demonstrations, and present their final research at the Vanderbilt Undergraduate Research Fair to be held later this year.

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Data Science Institute welcomes first cohort of undergraduate summer research fellows

Jun. 13, 2019—The Data Science Institute Summer Research Program aims to engage students who are interested in data science-related research with Vanderbilt faculty. (Vanderbilt University) The Vanderbilt Data Science Institute welcomed its first cohort of undergraduate summer research fellows in early June. The Data Science Institute Summer Research Program aims to engage students who are interested in...

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Vanderbilt China Forum: ‘Reimagining the Possibilities of a Rising Nation’ March 30-31

Mar. 21, 2019—This forum will explore the implication of China’s rise, both domestically and internationally, delving into possibilities in various areas with speakers in leadership in law and politics, healthcare, investment and entrepreneurship, technology and regulation, and literature.

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Data Science Institute seeking undergraduate summer research fellows

Feb. 12, 2019—The Vanderbilt Data Science Institute Summer Research Program provides undergraduate students with the opportunity to engage in 10 weeks of full-time data science focused research in collaboration with any full-time Vanderbilt faculty member during the summer.

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New Data Science M.S. program accepting applications

Jan. 25, 2019—The Vanderbilt Data Science Institute, which offers an M.S. degree in data science, is now accepting applications for fall 2019.

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Vanderbilt Data Science Institute launches new master of science program

Dec. 7, 2018—Vanderbilt's Data Science Institute, founded earlier this year, has launched a new master of science program to prepare students for careers in the burgeoning field of data science. Applications for the 2019-20 academic year are now open to students.

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Data Science Institute seeking faculty affiliations

Nov. 9, 2018—Vanderbilt's newly launched Data Science Institute has issued a call for faculty affiliations.

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Data Science Institute hosts ‘Visual Trumpery’ seminar and workshop

Sep. 9, 2018—Alberto Cairo, Knight Chair in Visual Journalism at the University of Miami, will bring his "Visual Trumpery" national tour to Vanderbilt Sept. 20-21.

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