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Spoke: Big Data for Education

The Northeast is a center of gravity for innovations in education, both at universities and at the large and small publishers who drive K-12 education in America. The Big Data in Education Spoke focuses on gathering, storing, and analyzing data from schools, students and administrators, towards discovery of factors impacting […]

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Northeast Big Data for Education Spoke Meeting

You are invited to the next community meeting of the Northeast Big Data for Education Spoke. The meeting will be held on February 16, 2018, from 9 am – 4:30 pm at the MIT Office of Open Learning, 2nd floor, 600 Technology Square, Cambridge, MA. The meeting will begin with a talk by Dr. Justin Reich and a discussion of the various […]

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Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub Awarded $3.3 million to Create Solutions to Pressing Challenges in Health, Education and Data Sharing

Click here for a PDF version of this release. Click here for the press release from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The National Science Foundation (NSF) has announced $3.3 million in grants to researchers affiliated with the Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub. A common theme underlying the projects below is […]

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Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub Extending its Northeast Student Data Corps to a National Program

New York, NY – October 6, 2021 The Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub announces a new rebranding initiative for the National Student Data Corps (NSDC). Formerly known as the ‘Northeast Student Data Corps’, the NSDC is a community-developed project that teaches data science fundamentals to students across the United States […]


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How do we leverage the power of data science for good? NEBDIH Executive Director Florence Hudson Answers

On May 26, 2021, Executive Director of the Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub Florence Hudson spoke to students participating in Professor Yusuf Danisman’s Data Science Training and Research Program at Queensborough Community College. This program, aimed at enhancing students’ coding and data science skills, is the first of its kind […]


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Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub Community Engagement and Progress

Our Community Commitment Here at the Hub, we believe in strengthening our impact by building and expanding partnerships across industry, academia, nonprofits, and government. Through our efforts in collaboration with the community, we address societal and scientific challenges, spur economic development, and accelerate innovation in the national big data ecosystem. The Northeast […]


Data for Good: Ensuring the Responsible Use of Data to Benefit Society

Register here Join the New Jersey Institute of Technology’s Institute for Data Science for the Spring 2021 Seminar Series bringing together scientists, engineers, and users to develop data-driven technologies to solve real-world problems. Data for Good: Ensuring the Responsible Use of Data to Benefit Society, Jeannette M. Wing, Ph.D., Columbia […]

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Data Science Resource Repository

About The Data Science Resource Repository (DSRR) is a curated set of resources for learners and educators that promotes data science literacy. Data science literacy skills are crucial to the successful development of our economy and provide a strong knowledge base for the future of our workforce. . The DSRR […]


Northeast Student Data Corps: Inaugural Data Science Career Panel

Do you like to solve problems, but wish you knew how data could help you? Are you thinking about pursuing data science but don’t know where to start? Learn more about why you should leverage data science for good. Newly launched by our Northeast Student Data Corps, the Data Science […]

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Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub Seed Fund Awards

The Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub Seed Fund is designed to promote collaboration and support the cross-pollination of tools, data, and ideas across disciplines and sectors including academia, industry, government, and communities. Funding provided through this program is intended to support the northeast region and align with the Major Goals […]


Executive Director Florence Hudson discusses data science for good and data literacy at Iona College

On October 13, 2020, Executive Director Florence Hudson spoke at the Careers in Science program at Iona College. She discussed leveraging data to identify new insights that can help members of society make better decisions, as well as her own career trajectory in science. Representing the current strides and efforts […]

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National Student Data Corps

The National Student Data Corps (NSDC) is a community-developed initiative that teaches data science fundamentals to students across the United States, with a special focus on underserved institutions and students. The Founding Committee of the National Student Data Corps consists of 24 members from different sectors, industries, and professions who […]


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Water Data and Software Services to Support Discovery, Reproducibility, and Collaboration in the Water-Resources Domain and Beyond

Guest post by Emily Clark, Project Manager, CUAHSI The mission of the Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science, Inc. (CUAHSI) is to enable interdisciplinary collaboration in the water sciences, provide critical cyberinfrastructure, and promote water science education at all levels. CUAHSI’s services can be especially useful in […]


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Data-driven workshops help teachers understand and engage with students

Guest post by Ivon Arroyo, Associate Professor in the College of Education and the College of Computer Science at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. The Big Data for Education Spoke’s professional development workshops have empowered teachers to leverage data to identify and answer a variety of pedagogical questions about their […]


Massive online open course teaches machine learning and data mining for education research

Guest post by Ryan Baker, Associate Professor in the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania. The Northeast Big Data for Education Spoke has conducted considerable outreach on methods for data science for educational data sets. Workshops have been conducted in New York City, Buffalo, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and […]

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ASSISTments Longitudinal Data Competition challenges participants to determine correlation between early mathematics education and STEM careers

Guest post by Ryan Baker, Associate Professor in the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania. The ASSISTments Longitudinal Data Competition invited data scientists around the world to participate in a competition around the analysis of student data. Data from middle school student use of a popular online […]


Northeast Student Data Corps

About The Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub Seed Fund is designed to promote collaboration and support the cross-pollination of tools, data, and ideas across disciplines and sectors including academia, industry, government, and communities. Funding provided through this program is intended to support the northeast region and align with the Major […]

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Focus on Education + Data Literacy

The objective of this focus area is to work with the community to guide the development and dissemination of data science approaches and resources for education across the community, from PreK-12 to higher education and industry, with the goal to improve data literacy and educational outcomes.

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Purdue Big Data Training for Cancer Research: Cloud Computing for Collaborative Biomedical Big Data Science

This webinar will be presented by Dr. Sean Davis, biomedical data scientist, pediatric oncologist, and software developer at the National Cancer Institute, Center for Cancer Research, part of the Intramural Research Program at the National Institutes of Health. Commoditization, via commercial cloud computing, of infrastructure, software, platforms, and data storage […]


Data Science for All: NE Hub workshop explores teaching data science to high schoolers

Data science is expanding rapidly in undergraduate education, but at the K-12 level, few schools have integrated this critical subject into their curricula. Many questions must be answered first: how should data science be taught to high schoolers? As a standalone course, or integrated throughout other courses? What level of […]

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Data Science For All

DS4All actively identifies knowledge and resource gaps in data literacy among diverse communities, with a goal to help lifelong learners of all ages become data literate. DS4All has built a community of stakeholders who advise on how we can bridge big data practice with learning, education and career readiness for […]


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UMass Amherst, WPI, Penn announce winners of Northeast big data competition

Winning Schemes for Predicting Student Interest in Science  UMass Amherst, WPI, Penn announce winners of Northeast big data competition AMHERST, Mass. – After a year-long, global data-mining competition, organizers today awarded the top three winning teams from Hong Kong, Japan and Michigan at the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Northeast Big […]


Talking Big Data Literacy in “Data Divide” series

With data touching all aspects of our lives today, how can we look beyond traditional approaches to data science education to build capacity as broadly and inclusively as possible? Leaders in data science education discussed “Alternative Avenues for Development of Data Science Education Capacity” on Friday, September 22nd, in a […]

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First Steps toward Big Data Literacy Framework at Spring Workshop

Guest post by Catherine Cramer, NYSCI Increasingly, the prosperity, innovation and security of individuals
 and communities depend on a big data-literate society, which calls for a concerted effort 
to define what it means to be a big data literate citizen, information worker, researcher, or policymaker. As a step toward that […]


Big Data Spoke Projects

Big Data Spokes are multi-sector projects addressing regionally-defined priority areas, convening stakeholders whose work is guided by the following themes: Accelerating progress towards addressing societal grand challenges relevant to the regional and national priority areas defined by the BD Hubs; Helping automate the Big Data lifecycle; and Enabling access to […]

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Big Data Literacy Workshop, April 13-14, 2017

Updates: Thanks to all our speakers and participants for an amazing workshop! More materials are coming to this page soon, including slides and video from the event. You can read a blog about the workshop at NewKnowledge.org: http://www.newknowledge.org/uncategorized/big-data-collaboration-raises-big-questions/ Overview: Increasingly, the prosperity, innovation and security of individuals
 and communities depend […]


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Telling a Story with Data: Young Innovator Kenneth Graves

This post highlights one of the up-and-coming data science graduate students who participated in the Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub’s “Young Innovators” program this year. This program and others like it contribute to the Northeast Hub’s mission to build public-private partnerships to address high-priority societal challenges with data-driven solutions. The […]


Data Sharing

The Northeast Hub Data Sharing Spoke facilitates the exchange of solutions to advance data sharing among a range of constituents (industry, academia, non-profits, and others).  As a community, we seek to address key data sharing challenges relating to policy and privacy, platforms and formats, software and costs, and ethics and […]

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November 2021 COVID Information Commons Webinar: Research Lightning Talks and Q&A

Meet the scientists seeking new insights on COVID-19. Every month, we bring together a group of researchers studying wide-ranging aspects of the current pandemic, to share their research and answer questions from our community. Learn more about their ongoing efforts in the fight against COVID-19, including opportunities for collaboration. Join […]


HACU 35th Annual Conference

HACU’s Annual Conference provides a unique forum for the sharing of information and ideas for the best and most promising practices in the education of Hispanics. The 2021 Annual Conference will be a virtual format. The conference goals are to: Showcase successful, effective, and exemplary programs and initiatives of HACU […]

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Solving Health Tech Challenges Lies with Females: Meet the Women Leading Global Standards Development

Solving Health Tech Challenges Lies with Females: Meet the Women Leading Global Standards Development Moderator: Maria Palombini, Director, Healthcare and Life Sciences Practice Leader, IEEE Standards Association Heather Flannery Chair, IEEE P2418.6: Standard for the Framework of Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) Use in Healthcare and the Life and Social Sciences  Dr. Madhuri […]


Women in STEM – Overcome the Barriers and Reach for the Stars!

Join Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub Executive Director, Florence Hudson, in a conversation about women’s career trajectories in STEM at the NSF INCLUDES National Network Virtual Convening 2021. Women and girls are often dissuaded from pursuing Science, Technology, Engineering and Math  (STEM) education and careers by their family, fellow students, teachers, […]

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About

The Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub The mission of the Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub (Northeast Hub) is to build and strengthen partnerships across industry, academia, nonprofits, and government to address societal and scientific challenges, spur economic development, and accelerate innovation in the national big data ecosystem. Our network includes […]


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Research Experience and Leadership Program The Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub’s Research Experience and Leadership (REAL) program provides volunteer opportunities for students in various academic programs and data science professionals to get involved with projects that enable scientific and societal impact across the focus areas of the Hub: Health, Education […]

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About

The Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub The mission of the Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub (Northeast Hub) is to build and strengthen partnerships across industry, academia, nonprofits, and government to address societal and scientific challenges, spur economic development, and accelerate innovation in the national big data ecosystem. Our network includes […]


New EdgeDiscovery Virtual Magazine Issue

The Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub was highlighted for “Building a Collaborative Community to Drive Data Science Innovation” in the EdgeDiscovery Fall 2020 issue published by Edge, the research and education network community headquartered in New Jersey supporting research connectivity, collaboration and partnerships. Florence Hudson, the Northeast Hub’s executive director, discussed the focus […]

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EdgeCon 2021

Edge is adapting EdgeCon 2021 to a virtual gathering where leaders from Higher Education and K-12 will come together to discuss technology breakthroughs and best practices. With our theme of “Vision to Value,” EdgeCon will provide insights to help you execute on the promise of innovation and transformation through technology. […]