DSPG student speaking about his poster

Data Science for the Public Good Symposium Coming Up on August 6!

This year’s symposium will feature a keynote speech by Jeri Mulrow, Vice President and Director of Statistics and Evaluation Sciences at Westat, poster sessions from young scholars across multiple universities, and a networking session throughout the event.

Oregon Water Quality

Researchers Build App to Monitor Irrigation Water Quality

An Oregon State University researcher and student research team from universities across Oregon are developing an internet-based application for measuring on-farm water quality.

Istanbul Turkey

University of Virginia Signs MOU with Turkey Municipalities

The University of Virginia’s Biocomplexity Institute announces that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with five entities in Turkey, establishing the Data Science for the Public Good (DSPG) Young Scholars program in Istanbul and Ankara, Turkey’s capital city.

Young Scholar Program

Young Scholars Program Goes Virtual

More than 60 undergraduate and graduate join postdoctoral fellows, faculty, government professionals, and community leaders to tackle over 30 research projects throughout the summer, all in a virtual format.

Tractor in field

Partner Universities to Advance Economic Mobility in Rural Communities

The University of Virginia, Virginia Tech, Virginia State University, Iowa State University, Oregon State University, and the universities’ respective Cooperative Extension Systems (CES), will pilot a three-state initiative, “Towards A National Community Learning Network.”

Mount Hood with Lavender field

Data Science for the Public Good Initiative Expands Beyond Commonwealth of Virginia

A three-state Coordinated Innovation Network supported by a $1 million grant from the USDA will help guide Data Science for the Public Good programs at land-grant universities in Iowa, Oregon, and Virginia.