Vincent Wang (Computer Science, CE), Karen Jin (Bio/Stats), and Katherine Cottrell (Computer Science) spent ten weeks building tools to educate the public about lake dynamics and ecosystem health. Using data collected over a period of 50 years at the Experimental Lake Area (ELA) in Ontario, the team preprocessed and merged datasets, made a series of data visualizations, and produced an interactive website using R Shiny.
Faculty Lead: Kateri Salk
Project Manager: Kim Bourne
Duke’s enrollment data over the past 50 years speaks volumes about the evolution of the University. Using physical scans courtesy of the Duke University Archives, we manipulate decades of demographic and geospatial data across all Duke schools to create an interactive application. Giving users control over how they want to dive into the data, we hope to both illuminate questions and inspire further research into the composition of Duke’s student body--highlighting the history, origins, and people that have helped make it what it is today.
Project Manager: Anna Holleman
Watch the project team's final presentation (on Zoom) here:
The team discusses insights they have learned through looking at Duke's enrollment data since the founding of Duke: