Union College’s Center for Data Analytics will be officially launched on Friday, October 26 during common lunch hour in Wold 010. Lunch will be served. Please come if you are already working with data or interested in working with data, and want be part of the center’s activities.
The goal of the Center is to provide students, faculty and staff with the means to obtain and communicate insights from data. The center has a physical space is housed in Wold 010 (formerly John Kelly Computing and Innovation Lab). The center hosts a regular data science help desk, where students, faculty and staff can seek assistance in obtaining, wrangling, modeling, analyzing and visualizing data. This help desk is staffed by students from appropriate classes across the campus. The center also hosts workshops and tutorials on topics such as web scraping, data manipulation, visualization tools, GIS, data sources, etc. The center will also hosts a seminar series with internal and external speakers.