Sewanee DataLab

A group of students and professionals using data analysis to help the world.

Operating as usual

07/13/2022

Let’s make our community a better place by starting with our minds!

This summer the well-being team is working with the Center for Student Success and Flourishing to display five years of Sewanee students’ health and well-being trends.

Check out this dream team at DataFest on July 20th!

07/12/2022

Let’s bat around an idea! This is our second environmental team over the summer, and if you want to learn more, then you should come to Sewanee DataFest on July 20th

07/11/2022

Did you know Grundy County is defined as a medically underserved area?

Well this summer our ER team is investigating ER overuse to help change that! Join us at DataFest on July 20th to learn more

07/09/2022

Stop the payday loan scam! And come check out this phenomenal team at DataFest on July 20th at 5 pm in Blackman Auditorium at Sewanee

07/08/2022

The Caves Team will be summarizing conservation data of cave species to allow anyone interested to view the endangerment status of a species in their region. So excited to be able to assist in making data more accessible!

Photos from Sewanee DataLab's post 07/06/2022

Excited to see what the Syndemic Team will create and discover this summer!

07/05/2022

Throughout the week we will be introducing our teams, and we are excited to introduce one of our two environmental projects of the summer!

Check them out on our Instagram today!

Photos from Sewanee DataLab's post 06/22/2022

The first of many photo dumps of our summer 2022 fellows!

06/20/2022

Thank you Xing for joining us last week and showing us how to use Trello!

06/14/2022

Excited to have Rayid Ghani join us this afternoon and meet the DataLab team!

03/04/2022

Next week! Slowly but surely expect an email from [email protected]

REPLY TO THE EMAIL WITHIN 2 DAYS OF RECEIVING IT. If you do not respond within two days, we cannot guarantee your acceptance.

If you applied we hope to have everyone updated by next Friday! But you will definitely receive an email by the end of Sewanee’s Spring Break, March 28th.

Thank you for applying, and we look forward to working with you soon!

02/14/2022

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Happy Valentine’s Day from the DataLab team!

There is one day left for the Sewanee Summer DataLab application! We are a group of fun people looking for more creative and enthusiastic individuals to join us this summer. We want you!

07/29/2021

Join us at 11 AM to celebrate our DataLab participants! The students will be pitching about the projects they developed this summer. Projects range from providing internet access to rural areas in Tennessee to promoting sustainable farming practices in Haiti. Zoom link here: https://sewanee-edu.zoom.us/j/84497582770#success

Sewanee DataLab aims to make a difference in communities 07/02/2021

Sewanee DataLab aims to make a difference in communities

"The new program is a collaboration between the University’s Office of Civic Engagement, Career Center, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, and Sewanee's Integrated Program in the Environment. Funded by a grant from innovative think tank New America, the DataLab at Sewanee breaks ground in higher education. The university is the only traditional liberal arts college supporting New America’s Public Interest Technology University Network that is developing a career path for undergraduates in data science for the public good." - via University of the South

Sewanee DataLab aims to make a difference in communities Sewanee welcomes students and faculty to campus this summer for the first-ever Sewanee DataLab. Participants will study data analysis in a public interest context to tackle social and environmental problems.

Photos from Sewanee DataLab's post 06/29/2021

🗣️🌎⁣⁣ DataLab participants pitched their community projects to their peers and instructors yesterday. Students are learning how to use data science skills to solve real community issues in the United States and abroad.
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A few projects for this summer include:⁣⁣
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✅ Promoting sustainable farming practices in Haiti.⁣⁣
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✅ Expanding internet access to rural areas in Tennessee.⁣⁣
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✅ Improving access to medical care in the South Cumberland Plateau (TN). ⁣⁣

Stay tuned for more updates on what the DataLab has been doing! 🙋🏼⁣

Photos from Sewanee DataLab's post 06/21/2021

It is time to meet our DataLab instructors! 👨‍🏫

Ben and Joe Brew are both Sewanee graduates (University of the South), data scientists, and passionate about teaching data science skills to youth and professionals worldwide. 🌏

They have an extensive work portfolio in the United States, such as initiatives for the Florida Department of Health, the Chicago Department of Public Health, and the University of Chicago's Data Science for Social Good Program.

Abroad, their work includes projects for the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, the Barcelona Public Health Agency (Spain), the Tigray Regional Health Bureau (Ethiopia), and the Manhiça Health Research Center in Mozambique.

Joe and Ben love teaching, sports such as running and cycling, and good pizza. 🚴‍♂️🍕

Photos from Sewanee DataLab's post 06/16/2021

The DataLab provides data science skills and education to students and professionals in diverse fields of study addressing local and global social issues. 🔍🧠💻

We believe that data skills are crucial to promoting social impact while solving complex issues that affect all of us in the ever-changing 21st century. 🌍

The new program collaborates with the Office of Civic Engagement, the Career Center, the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, and Sewanee's Integrated Program in the Environment. Funded by a grant from New America's innovative think tank, Sewanee’s DataLab breaks ground in higher education. It is the only traditional liberal arts college supporting New America’s Public Interest Technology University Network to develop data science for the public good as a career path for undergraduates.

Stay tuned! 😉

06/08/2021

The Sewanee DataLab welcomes students and faculty to campus this week for the first-ever Sewanee DataLab. During the eight-week program participants will study data analysis in a public interest context—tackling social and environmental problems by leveraging available data. Working with real-life data sets to address the expressed need of partner organizations, the program expects to make a measurable impact while training students and faculty from a range of academic disciplines.

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Sewanee, TN
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