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Spring internship opportunity

By DSI Coordinator on December 11, 2020

The Data Science Initiative is partnering with the Center for Healthy Communities to offer a virtual internship experience this Spring. This flexible, 3 unit internship is focused on the management, analysis and reporting of data through a variety of projects relating to basic needs and our community’s health. This is a great opportunity for students who need to complete the Capstone for the Data Science Certificate or students who need additional units to round out their schedules.

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Extended hours for Community coding! Spring 20

By Robin Donatello on January 22, 2020

Hours & Location MW 10-12, Tehama 116 T 2-4, Butte 518 W 5:30-7pm Butte 518 R 4-6pm Butte 518 F 1-2pm, 3-4pm, Butte 518 Flyer with hours: What is community coding? Taking a programming class this semester? Or a class doing statistical data analysis? Have a pet programming/data science project you’re working on? Students, staff, faculty, and the public are invited to join our Community Coding sessions. Bring your computer, coding projects, and your questions to this open working environment.

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Data Science and Analytics Research Fellowship

By Robin Donatello on December 3, 2019

APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 17, 2019 3:00PM ET Apply at Applications will be reviewed on a rolling-basis. As a Research Participant in the NIAID Data Analytics and Research Branch (DARB), the participant will receive training and hands-on-experience in applying and managing data and portfolio analysis strategies and learning about NIH and bibliometric databases and tool development to manage programs in infectious, immunological, and allergic diseases. Appointments will be for one year, with a second-year option.

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ASA DataFest 2020 @ Chico State - April 17-19

By Robin Donatello on November 7, 2019

Save the Date - April 17-19, 2020! In 2019 Chico State’s ASA DataFest tripled the participation from our first year. DataFest 2020 is set to break (our) records! DataFest 2019 hosted 36 undergraduate students in 6 teams, a ton of food and a lot of fun. This event is open to ALL undergraduates in the North State! Registration opens January 2020. What is the ASA DataFest? ASA DataFest is a data hackathon for undergraduate students, sponsored by the American Statistical Association and founded at UCLA, in 2011.

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