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UNC Charlotte’s School of Data Science will soon expand its academic offerings with the establishment of a Doctor of Philosophy in Data Science. Approved by the UNC System Board of Governors in May 2024, the degree program will enroll its first cohort of students in fall 2025, pending approval of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools […]

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In May 2024, the UNC Charlotte School of Data Science celebrated a significant milestone by awarding its 1000th degree. Griffin Corriher, a graduate of the undergraduate data science program and the Data Science and Business Analytics graduate program, had the honor of being the 1000th graduate. This achievement is a testament to the growth and […]

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Meet Spurthy Vupputuri, a May 2024 graduate of UNC Charlotte, whose path to data science was anything but conventional. From Guntur, India, her academic journey began with studying Philosophy and Economics. However, her passion for solving real-world problems through data analysis led her to pursue a master’s degree in Data Science and Business Analytics. Spurthy […]

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In an era where data reigns supreme, its applications extend far beyond business and technology. Dr. Mirsad Hadzikadic‘s class “Data Science for Social Good” at UNC Charlotte stands as a testament to the transformative power of data analytics in tackling some of society’s most pressing issues. Through innovative approaches and interdisciplinary collaboration, students are leveraging […]

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As the first School of Data Science in the Carolinas, UNC Charlotte is on the forefront of educating the most innovative, qualified professionals in North Carolina and beyond. Collectively, the school boasts nearly 1,000 alumni who are leaders in their fields. Meet a couple of women who are among the more than 750 students enrolled […]

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Lara Kretschmer, from Berlin, Germany, is a shining example of ambition, resilience, and adaptability. Graduating in May 2024, Lara’s journey at UNC Charlotte has been marked by her dedication to both academics and athletics. As an undergraduate, Lara pursued a Bachelor of Science in Math for Business, with a minor in Data Science. Not only […]

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Across a full day of thought-provoking discussion, collaboration and career development, UNC Charlotte’s Women in Data Science Conference convened a group of hundreds of industry professionals, corporate leaders and students invested in the same goal: increasing representation of women in the critical, rapidly growing field of data science. Organized by UNC Charlotte’s School of Data […]

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Sohan Reddy, a Master’s student in Data Science and Business Analytics at UNC Charlotte, has left an indelible mark on the academic landscape. Expected to graduate in December 2023, Sohan is not just a diligent student but also an active participant in the university’s academic community.  As a teaching assistant for Dr. Monica Johar in […]

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Richard Stern ’23, a native of Johannesburg, South Africa, now calls Charlotte home.  A senior data scientist with TIAA, Stern said a prior job sparked his interest in data science. “I recognized the immense potential of data science to drive insights and make informed decisions. The ability to extract valuable information from vast amounts of […]

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Jeffrey Arnette, from Salemburg, NC, is an undergraduate student at UNC Charlotte majoring in Operations and Supply Chain Management with a minor in Management Information Systems and a certificate in Sports Analytics. Jeffrey chose UNC Charlotte for its renowned support for military veteran students and rising academic success in North Carolina. The allure of data […]

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Introducing Evan Smith from Davidson, NC, currently pursuing a major in Data Science and minors in Bioinformatics and Genomics at UNC Charlotte. A transfer student from Coastal Carolina University, Evan is set to graduate in the fall of 2025. Choosing UNC Charlotte was a strategic move for Evan, driven by the university’s exceptional data science […]

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Hailing from Atibaia/São Paulo, Brazil, Dayara Machado is an undergraduate at UNC Charlotte, majoring in Data Science with a minor in Statistics. Drawn to the vibrant Charlotte area and the university’s robust computer science program, she found the ideal match for her analytical mindset in Data Science. Scheduled to graduate in May 2024, Dayara is […]