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Skilled Data Scientists Tackle Health, Education, Policy Challenges

2018-05-12T14:08:02-05:00

Reducing infant mortality, improving graduation rates for high school and first-generation college students, preventing home abandonment, and identifying legislative plagiarism are just some of the project goals for the 2015 Eric & Wendy Schmidt Data Science for Social Good Summer Fellowship. For fourteen weeks, 42 fellows in Chicago will work with nonprofit and government partners [...]

Skilled Data Scientists Tackle Health, Education, Policy Challenges2018-05-12T14:08:02-05:00

DSSG Team Finishes 2nd at Civic Hacking Event

2018-05-12T14:08:02-05:00

Every year, the National Day of Civic Hacking unites people across the country for hackathons, meetups, and other events centered around a common goal: using technology to improve communities and government. This year, Chicago celebrated National Day at the Civic Opera House with a hackathon-style Urban Sustainability Apps Competition organized by the Center for Neighborhood [...]

DSSG Team Finishes 2nd at Civic Hacking Event2018-05-12T14:08:02-05:00