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Study Data Science

Data Science is the fastest growing major at UW-Madison, and students across campus are interested in increasing their data literacy. Whether you are interested in a data science career or course, opportunities abound at UW-Madison. Learn more about majors, courses, and professional degrees and certificates

Explore Campus Resources

Data science has applications in all disciplines, and data science @ uw is your connection to data science institutes, centers, and programs across the UW-Madison campus. It’s also the place to find research funding, training, coding meetups, news, events and seminarsstudent orgs, communities of practice, and other resources.

Collaborate With Us

Data science innovation at UW-Madison furthers the Wisconsin Idea by fueling discovery and economic development. Our research and talent development benefit communities and businesses in all corners of the state, and beyond. We are committed to fostering an inclusive culture in data science. Learn about collaboration opportunities

News and Announcements

  • Apply for Data Science Research Funding by March 1

    The American Family Funding Initiative, an internal funding competition at UW–Madison, offers up to $150K to stimulate and support cutting-edge research in the rapidly growing field of data science.

  • The Data Science Hub is Hiring

    The Data Science Hub is hiring a facilitator for data science training and community engagement at UW–Madison. If you are passionate about helping people advance their research using data science methods, check out this opportunity!

  • First-Ever Generative AI Prompt Battle in the U.S. a Success

    On November 29, the UW-Madison community gathered in the Discovery Building for the inaugural generative AI prompt battle at an American university. MadPrompts, hosted by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation and the Data Science Institute, featured an electrifying competition where contestants used text prompts to create AI-generated images.

  • Register for the Research Bazaar by Jan 30

    UW–Madison’s Data Science Hub is hosting the 5th annual Research Bazaar on February 7 and 8, 2024 at the Discovery Building. With an overarching theme of Data in Action, the Research Bazaar is a place to build community and technical know-how.

  • ML+X Celebrates Two Years of Community Building Around Machine Learning

    As ML+X celebrates its second year anniversary, we reflect on our journey of fostering communal learning and collaboration in the realm of machine learning. Looking ahead, we discuss our future plans to further advance our impact.

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Campus Events

Data science is an emerging field that is roughly defined as the study, development, and application of methods that reveal new insights from data, which include numbers, text, images, graphs, sounds, code, and metadata. This website is an inclusive portal to resources and activities related to data science at UW-Madison. 

As data reshapes our world, UW–Madison brings the power of data science to every field of study. The future path of data science will be shaped by insights from all disciplines.