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Faculty awards and honors

Dan Keefe wins Bowers Faculty Teaching Award for 2021

Posted May 7, 2021

This award honors a professor with an exceptional commitment to students in the College of Science and Engineering.

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Student awards and honors

M.S. student receives President’s Student Leadership & Service Award

Posted May 6, 2021

Becca Dura was selected for organizing the Women in Data Science workshop.

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Program news

Virtual Data Science Poster Fair held on April 23

Posted May 3, 2021

Twenty data science M.S. students presented their capstone projects via Zoom for this year's event.

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Student awards and honors

For grad student, big win in NFL Big Data Bowl

Posted March 31, 2021

Sports analytics whiz and data science M.S. student Sam Walczak also shines in ‘March Madness’ picks.

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Student awards and honors

Undergraduate advisor wins Gopher Spirit Award

Posted February 9, 2021

Jacquelyn Burt embodies everything that the Gopher Spirit Award stands for: positivity, inclusiveness, and diversity.

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Student awards and honors

Graduate staff recognized by Center for Educational Innovation

Posted February 9, 2021

Joe Nieszner and Allison Small are committed to the development of data science graduate students.

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Faculty awards and honors

Professor Keshab Parhi named ACM Fellow

Posted January 27, 2021

He was recognized for "contributions to architectures and design tools for signal processing and networking accelerators.”

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Profiles

Hahnemann Ortiz: Evolution of a data scientist

Posted January 13, 2021

He found his way back to the University of Minnesota to strengthen his knowledge of data science and machine learning.

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Faculty awards and honors

Wei Pan chosen for the Academy for Excellence in Health Research

Posted January 13, 2021

Biostatistics and data science professor earned the U's highest recognition of distinction in health-related research.

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Faculty awards and honors

Daniel Boley named Distinguished Member by the ACM

Posted December 16, 2020

This recognition celebrates his long-term commitment and outstanding scientific contributions to computing.