News

How Do We Remember and Memorialize the Middle Passage?

Tuesday, December 3 2019

Building on the work of a Data+ team, a Bass Connections project team is creating a map showing where the deaths of enslaved Africans occurred in the Atlantic; their original data will support a proposal for a Middle Passage memorial.


A New Dawn for Duke’s Data Scavengers

Tuesday, November 5 2019

Luke Truitt, an undergraduate machine learning enthusiast, secures $45,000 to fund a computing mini-cluster dedicated to student use.


Data+ Durham Evictions Team Present Their Findings to City of Durham

Friday, October 11 2019

Over the summer of 2019, DataWorks NC sponsored a Duke Data+ project with the Rhodes Information Initiative to examine eviction data in Durham, and identify trends that could guide Durham City and County Government and other stakeholders in deciding which interventions would be most effective for Durham community members facing eviction from their homes.


Duke Researchers Awarded $1.5M Tripods Grant

Thursday, September 26 2019

A Duke University team led by professor of statistical science and mathematics Sayan Mukherjee has won a three-year, $1.5 million dollar grant that will develop the foundations of data science both at Duke and in the broader NC Research Triangle and surrounding region. 


Hamlet is Everywhere. To Cite, or Not to Cite?

Monday, September 2 2019

This summer, three Duke undergraduate students in the Data+ summer research program built a computer program to find reused stories.


Digging Into Durham's Eviction Problem

Monday, September 2 2019

Duke students in the summer research program Data+ have created a time-lapse map of the more than 200,000 evictions filed in Durham County since 2000.


A Showcase of Summer of Research: Data+, Code+ and Computer Science Summer Programs

Monday, July 29 2019
2018 Data+ Poster Session
Figure 1 2018 Data+ Poster Session

 

Data+/Code+/Computer Science Summer Research Poster Session: August 2, 2019 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Duke Energy Hub 1st Floor, Gross Hall


Flatiron Institute Names Auditorium After Mathematician Ingrid Daubechies

Monday, June 24 2019

During a ceremony on June 19, 2019, the Simons Foundation’s Flatiron Institute dedicated its auditorium after Duke mathematician and physicist Ingrid Daubechies.


Kicking Off a Summer of Research With Data+

Thursday, June 13 2019

it’s going to be a busy summer for the more than 80 students participating in Duke’s summer research program, Data+.


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