Houghton First in Nation to Offer Liberal Arts Data Science Class

This semester, Houghton became the first liberal arts college in the country to offer an undergraduate class in data science. Stefan Heeke, executive director of SumAll.org, was the second speaker, via Skype, last Wednesday. Some other future speakers include Amanda Stent, principal research scientist at Yahoo Labs; Michael Lyons, director of analytics for the Buffalo Bills; and Philip Martin, SumAll.org data scientist. Avery is also trying to get in contact with a digital historian in Australia.

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