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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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Meeting of the Big Data in Education Spoke

Our Big Data in Education Spoke harnesses data-driven approaches to improve student outcomes and transform existing educational practices. Activities have recently kicked off with the first of three educational data competitions now open to worldwide participation. You can learn more and get involved at our upcoming Spoke meeting this summer! […]


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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 […]


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, […]

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Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub Seed Fund – About & Awards

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. […]


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 […]


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 […]

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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 […]


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 […]

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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 […]


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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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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 […]


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 is […]


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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 […]


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 […]


2018 Annual Summit of the Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub

  Join us on March 27th and learn how the Hub has grown over the past year, including updates on new cross-sector initiatives, lightning talks from our Big Data Spokes, and opportunities to collaborate with our stakeholders in breakout sessions on data literacy, ethics, and health. Keynote speaker Corinna Cortes (Google Research, […]

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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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2017 Annual Workshop of the Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub

Thank you to everyone who made our 2017 Annual Workshop a success! Additional photos, videos, and documents from this event will be added to this page in the near future, including a forthcoming workshop report. Look for updates and announcements via our mailing list and @NEBigDataHub over the coming days. Many […]


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 […]