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College Persistence: Helping Students Beyond High School Graduation

2018-05-12T14:07:52-05:00

A college education is one of the keys to economic security and prosperity in the United States. Bachelor’s degree holders earn nearly twice as much as high school graduates, enjoy better health and hold jobs that offer a greater sense of accomplishment, independence, creativity, and social interaction (Oreopoulos and Petronijevic 2013). But there are large [...]

College Persistence: Helping Students Beyond High School Graduation2018-05-12T14:07:52-05:00

An Ethical Checklist for Data Science

2018-05-12T14:07:53-05:00

As data scientists, we often get lost in the techniques and methods of our trade. In doing so, we can forget to ask important questions: who will be affected by our work? How we are ensuring that by doing ‘good’ for one group, we are not inadvertently harming another? Ethical controversies have dominated recent data [...]

An Ethical Checklist for Data Science2018-05-12T14:07:53-05:00