CDS Hosts its First Datathon

At the Center for Data Science, our commitment to giving our students networking opportunities with the leading technology companies extends beyond our lunch seminars and round table career sessions.  We recently partnered with Correlation One—a company that specializes in helping data scientists gain employment in the private sector—to host our first Datathon! For our Datathon, we divided students into random groups and gave them data sets to solve, using the skills they have learned in our Master of Science in Data Science curriculum.  From cleaning and organizing data sets, to creating visualizations and clustering the data, we wanted to give our students the kinds of data sets they will face in their professional careers.  The students presented their final work and conclusions to a panel of data science industry professionals,…


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