Charlottesville Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference

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The 2018 Charlottesville Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference, to be held on Friday, March 16, aims to inspire and educate data scientists worldwide, regardless of gender, and support women in the field. Hosted by the UVA Data Science Institute, this year’s event will feature a keynote presentation by Red Hat Vice President of Enterprise Data & Analytics Heidi Lanford, roundtable lunches led by leading women in the field, and skills sessions in R and machine learning.

Beyond Academia: 5 Steps to Your Nonacademic Job Search

Graduate students and postdocs receive a wealth of information and mentorship on securing an academic position. But what about when you decide to pursue professional options in industry, nonprofit, or government? This workshop by Fatimah Williams, Ph.D., (Col ’02) shares popular nonacademic careers for PhDs, and provides a 5 step framework for launching an effective job search.

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Presidential Fellows in Data Science 2018-2019 Program

Presidential Fellows in Data Science 2018-2019 Program Announcement


The Office of the President, the Data Science Institute and the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs are working together to offer fellowships for teams of graduate students to undertake collaborative research projects that leverage large data sets to advance knowledge in areas of high social impact.


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