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WSU Data Analytics in the News

  • Global Campus: 30 years of opportunity

    A student works on a computer outside.In 1992, Washington State University extended its land-grant mission by launching one of the nation’s first opportunities for students to pursue a degree from anywhere on the globe through distance delivery.

    Today, our Global Campus is the second largest campus by enrollment in the WSU system with more than 4,000 students enrolled in one of 21 undergraduate majors, 13 graduate programs, or more than

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  • Global Campus Outstanding Seniors 2022

    Washington State University. Global Campus.In recognition of outstanding academic performance and service to the university and/or their community, WSU Global Campus recognized eight College of Arts & Sciences outstanding seniors for the 2021-22 academic year.

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  • Graduating seniors in the WSU Top Ten

    Cameron Barton, Michaela Bayerlova, Aydan Garland-Miner, Annie Lu, Jocelyn Granados Mejia, and Cristina Navarro.Six College of Arts and Science students are among the WSU Top Ten Seniors for 2022: Cameron Barton, Michaela Bayerlova, Aydan Garland-Miner, Annie Lu, Jocelyn Granados Mejia, and Cristina Navarro.

    Learn more about them and their plans for the future.

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  • Pullman Women of Distinction

    Silhouettes of women and the Washington State University logo.Three College of Arts and Sciences women were honored for their impact on their communities at the 2022 WSU Pullman Women* of Distinction Awards.

    Jan Dasgupta, Amanda Westbrook, and Michelle Kelly were each recognized for contributions to the personal and professional success of women, creating positive social change, and

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  • Joint seminar series on data science

    WSU Spirit mark and PNNL logo. Washington State University and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) recently kicked off the new Discuss, Discourse, Disseminate with Data (D4) joint seminar series. During the coming months, faculty and scientists from WSU and PNNL will provide short synopses of their data work and host an open discussions to encourage research collaboration and knowledge exchange.

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  • Data analytics games provide education, professional opportunities, fun

    Mathew Jockers at his computer.Working to build community among students learning remotely this fall, expert problem solvers in the WSU data analytics (DA) program created course-related games to stimulate interaction while providing some educational fun and valuable professional networking opportunities.

    In collaboration with academic advisors for the WSU Pullman, Everett, Vancouver, and Global campuses, the program director and statistics professor Nairanjana “Jan” Dasgupta brought together students from across

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  • Dasgupta elected to lead international statistics organization

    Nairanjana Dasgupta.Mathematics and statistics professor and director of the data analytics program, Nairanjana “Jan” Dasgupta has been elected president of the international Caucus for Women in Statistics.

    “I feel blessed to be working in a field I love,” Dasgupta said. “Teaching at WSU has always been energizing for me because I thoroughly enjoy the beauty of statistics and mathematics as well as working with students and faculty. I look forward to serving as the 2021 president of the Caucus for Women in Statistics» More …

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  • Six CAS students earn Pac-12 academic honors

    Winter 2020 All-Academic Pac 12 Honor Roll.Washington State University’s 2020 Winter Academic Honor Roll included six CAS outstanding student-athletes, four from women’s swimming and two from women’s basketball.

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  • WSU students named finalists in NFL data competition

    If you’ve never watched American football, it can look like organized chaos. But for WSU graduate students Namrata Ray and Jugal Marfatia, looking at data snapshots of plays allowed them to find hidden data inside the chaos. That eventually lead the duo to a trip to the 2020 National Football League’s Scouting Combine in Indianapolis.

    Ray, a doctoral student in sociology, and Marfatia, who is pursuing a Ph.D. in economics, entered the NFL’s 2020 Big Data Bowl competition to answer

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  • Data analytics expert to lead degree program

    Nairanjana “Jan” Dasgupta.A highly successful educator and researcher committed to interdisciplinary collaboration and problem solving, Nairanjana “Jan” Dasgupta has been named director of the Program in Data Analytics at Washington State University.

    Dasgupta is the Boeing Science/Math Education Distinguished Professor in Mathematics and Statistics at WSU and an expert and practitioner in data analytics, the science of examining large volumes of raw data to extract useful information, such as patterns, correlations, and trends. She has been

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Data is interdisciplinary: Not a new concept but an essential practice

Please read the interview with Dr. Dasgupta hosted by Jessica Lyons from Tableau!

https://www.tableau.com/community/blog/2021/6/data-interdisciplinary-not-new-concept-essential-practice