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The Data Science for Social Good Summer Fellowship's 2016 Data Fest presented projects addressing problems in education, public health, policy, conservation, international development, social services, policing, and a broad range of other societal issues, proving the potential of data-driven methods for creating positive change.

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From Kenya and Mexico to Syracuse and Tulsa, data in the hands of people with skills, expertise, and compassion can produce genuine benefits.

This week, the Eric & Wendy Schmidt Data Science for Social Good Summer Fellowship kicked off its third year, welcoming 42 fellows to Chicago for 14 weeks

When DJ Patil called data scientist “the sexiest job of the 21st century” in 2012, it caused quite a stir…i

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Data can make a difference in the world.

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A summer job can be a lot of things: a resume builder in a new industry, a chance to learn and acquire new skills, an opportunity to explore a new city and meet new friends, a chance to volunteer a

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For two years now, the Eric & Wendy Schmidt Data Science for Social Good Fellowship has gathered aspiring data scientists from around the globe in Chicag

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In June, it was just rows and rows of data: property assessments, school records, smart meter readings, contract bids, and census results.

Last year, 36 fellows from around the world came to Chicago as part of the inaugural Eric & Wendy Schmidt Data Science for Social Good Fellowship.

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After a successful first run last fall, the Computation Institute hosted a second round of lightning talks -- short talks about CI researc