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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 […]


National Student Data Corps: January 2023 Data Science 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 from other data scientists about their journeys and why they are data science enthusiasts! Launched by the National Student Data Corps, the […]

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NSDC Data Science Projects

The Data Science Projects (DSP) are brought to you by the National Student Data Corps (NSDC), hosted by the Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub.  The NSDC DSP provide virtual collaboration and networking opportunities for data science learners of all ages, skill-levels, and education-levels. Participants find team members, learn data science […]


October 2022 National Student Data Corps Data Science Career Panel

On October 19th, 2022, the National Student Data Corps (NSDC) hosted the first National Hispanic Heritage Month Data Science Panel. Florence Hudson, the Executive Director of the Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub (NEBDHub), began the event by welcoming the co-moderators, the panelists, and the attendees. The event was co-moderated by Raul Cosio and Isabella Graham Martinez. Raul is a retired IBM Vice President and has received awards from the Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Corporation (HENAAC) and the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE). Isabella is a full-time student at Columbia University, works part-time at the NEBDHub as a Project Coordinator, and is a National Hispanic Scholar Awardee.


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 is […]

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National Student Data Corps: October 2022 National Hispanic Heritage Month Data Science 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? In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, learn from Hispanic-identifying data enthusiasts about their educational and professional journeys with data! Launched by […]


Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub – Learn & Teach

The mission of the Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub (NEBDHub) 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. The NEBDHub supports several platforms and spaces dedicated to data […]


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Curricular Structures to Blend Data Science & the Digital Humanities

Guest post by Amanda Greene, Lehigh University This Success Story is a report on the results of the Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub’s 2020 Seed Fund program. The goal of this project was to develop pedagogical resources that integrate humanist perspectives, ethics, and data science by supporting a collaborative working […]


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Using Data Science To Study Environmental Racism, Justice, And Policy

Guest post by Aunshul Rege, Temple University This Success Story is a report on the results of the Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub’s 2020 Seed Fund program. This project examined environmental injustice using a qualitative criminological lens. The project surveyed known case studies of environmental injustice in the United States […]


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About The Data Science Resource Repository (DSRR) is a curated set of 625+ resources for learners, educators, researchers, career explorers, and professionals 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 […]


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Data Literacy as an Enabler to Broaden the Participation Of Underrepresented Minorities in STEM Careers

Guest post by Babak D. Beheshti, New York Institute of Technology This Success Story is a report on the results of the Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub’s 2020 Seed Fund program. The objective of this project was to expand data literacy and broaden the participation of underrepresented minorities and women […]


National Student Data Corps: August 2022 Data Science 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 from other data scientists about their journeys and why they are data science enthusiasts! Launched by the National Student Data Corps, the […]

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NSDC Data Science Panel Series

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? The NSDC Data Science Panels can help you learn more about how to leverage data science for good.  The National Student Data […]


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National Student Data Corps: April 2022 Data Science Student 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 from other data science students about their journeys and why they are data science enthusiasts! Launched by the National Student Data Corps, […]


Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub Seed Fund – Awards and Success Stories

The Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub Seed Fund program is designed to promote collaboration and support the development and cross-pollination of tools, data, and ideas, leveraging data science innovations, across disciplines and sectors including academia, nonprofits, industry, government, and communities.   In 2020, the Northeast Hub awarded 19 Seed Fund grants out of 40 proposals. […]

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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 and around the world, with a special focus on underserved institutions and students. We are grateful to the NSDC Founding Committee, which includes 24 members from academia, industry and […]


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National Student Data Corps – Leadership

Meet the National Student Data Corps (NSDC) leadership team! NSDC HQ Team The NSDC HQ Team spearheads the program’s events, opportunities, and initiatives. Founding Committee The NSDC Founding Committee has been instrumental in building this program. Learn more about the Founding Committee’s Teams, including the Content & Pedagogy, Peer Instructors, […]


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National Student Data Corps: March 2022 Data Science Career Panel

In honor of Women’s History Month, the NEBD Hub and the National Student Data Corps (NSDC) launched a month-long program in March 2022 called the Women in STEM campaign. This campaign leveraged social media and newsletters to share resources, opportunities, and information about how women can have a successful career in […]


NSDC 2022 Data Science Symposium

The Data Science Symposium (DSS) is brought to you by the National Student Data Corps (NSDC), hosted by the Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub.  The DSS will provide a virtual forum for undergraduate and graduate students at public and private universities, colleges and community colleges who are interested in data […]

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National Student Data Corps: February 2022 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 National Student Data Corps, the Data Science […]


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 […]


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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National Student Data Corps – Volunteer Central

The Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub is a collaboration hub for data science innovation in the Northeast United States. Our mission 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 […]

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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 […]


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 is […]

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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 […]


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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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 […]

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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 […]


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 […]

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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.


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 […]

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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 […]