Dean Phil Bourne speaking at lectern

Lessons learned while opening the School of Data Science

UVA opened the School of Data Science, one of the first independent data science schools.

Thursday, July 30, 2020

Data scientist lecturing

The Future of Data Science

The prediction that data science will become the “sexiest job” of the 21st century has come true.

Friday, July 17, 2020

Cory Yemen Photo

Online MSDS Student Profile: Cory Yemen | UVA SDS

Meet Cory Yemen, an online student at UVA’s School of Data Science. Cory grew up in Philadelphia and attended Virginia Tech for undergrad, where he studied both math as well as public and urban affairs.

Friday, June 26, 2020

Thomas Hartka MD

UVA alum and Emergency Medicine Physician enrolls in online Data Science program to help improve automotive safety

Meet Thomas Hartka, UVA online MSDS student and UVA Medical School graduate. Thomas grew up in Severna Park, Maryland. Prior to attending UVA, Thomas earned both his Bachelor’s and Master’s in Computer Science from Virginia Tech.

Monday, June 15, 2020

Brooke Williams and her goldendoodle

Health worker and UVA alum pursues the online Master’s of Science in Data Science to get a handle on the numbers

Meet Brooke Williams, online student at UVA’s School of Data Science. Brooke grew up in Roanoke, Virginia and earned her bachelor’s from UVA where she was a double major in Computer Science and Cognitive Science.

Monday, June 15, 2020

Andrew at the Golden Gate Bridge

Communications professional returns to UVA to enroll in online Data Science Master’s and acquire transferable skills for a changing world

Meet Andrew Hogue, who graduated from UVA in 2016 with an undergraduate degree in Statistics. After earning his first Master’s, in Sports Leadership, in 2017, Andrew embarked on a career in communications with a focus on graphic design.

Monday, June 15, 2020

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Current Students Reflect on the Online MSDS Experience

The Online MSDS was designed for working professionals and offers tools companies value.

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Group of UVA data science graduates

School Of Data Science Receives $3 Million Gift To Further Stephenson Dean’s Endowment

UVA School of Data Science received a $3 million gift to establish the Stephenson Dean.

Thursday, May 7, 2020

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Data Science vs. Data Engineering

We highlight one potentially confusing comparison, the role of a data scientist vs. data engineer. How do they differ in duties, skills, job outlook, and salary? And which career path is right for you?

Monday, April 27, 2020

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Can Non-Technical Undergraduates Enter Data Science Master’s Programs?

To be a data scientist you do not need to have a technical bachelor’s degree. There are five qualifications that—regardless of undergraduate major—will help you become a data scientist

Wednesday, April 8, 2020