You’ll learn best practices for using spreadsheets, cleaning data with OpenRefine, querying data with SQL, and using R for manipulating, analyzing, and visualizing data, using a data set that would be used in social science research.
The decision to create the Data Science major came after a university-wide recognition that this field of study is one of the most rapidly emerging career sectors in the nation.
The American Family Insurance Data Science Institute’s first two years have been nothing if not eventful. After finding innovative ways to confront the pandemic with data, the institute’s next big project is recruiting a permanent director. Applications are due April 15.
The American Family Insurance Data Science Institute seeks an individual to advance the research activities of faculty members, students, and staff in a broad range of scholarly disciplines that would benefit from data science methods.