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Career Development Office helps Elana Greenberg BA’21, MS’22 land her dream job at Hewlett Packard

04.18.2024 | Melanie Moyer

After earning two degrees from Willamette, Greenberg consulted with Career Development to help her find job search success post-pandemic.

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Karol Orozco MBA’22, MS’23 pairs business and data skills with people-centered values to lead TriMet to a more just future

04.18.2024 | Melanie Moyer

The PNCA grad received awards for their thesis, Bury My Art At Wounded Knee: Blood and Guts in the Art School Industrial Complex, and a decade later continues to create challenging pieces with a global reach.

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Henry Dalton BS’24 creates Willamette’s Fungi Project while studying the species’ possibilities for the future

04.02.2024 | Linda Lenhoff

Dalton has found opportunities at Willamette to turn his hobby into solid research opportunities.

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Supporting and valuing women in tech: Five questions with Assistant Professor of Data Science Kristen Gore

03.14.2024 | Paul McKean

Assistant Professor of Data Science Kristen Gore discusses gender inequities in technology fields and what can be done to address them.

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Fortune names Willamette on ‘Best Master’s in Data Science Programs in 2024’ list

02.15.2024 | University Communications

Once again, Willamette University’s Masters in Data Science program was the only program in Oregon and the Pacific Northwest to make the cut.

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Collaborative research project examines how AI shapes education

02.01.2024 | Paul McKean

An interdisciplinary summer research project gave Shouvik Ahmed Antu BS’26 the chance to work with faculty to explore how ChatGPT can empower innovative research and learning.

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Willamette students and faculty shine at regional computer science conference

11.14.2023 | Melanie Moyer

With several faculty members leading the conference and a first-place student win, the School of Computing & Information Sciences dazzled peers.

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Incoming computer and data science faculty bring interdisciplinary expertise and new learning opportunities

07.25.2023 | Sophie Cipolla

Introducing Willamette's new computing and information sciences faculty: talented app developers, turtle enthusiasts and passionate educators.

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Willamette University announces creation of new School of Computing and Information Sciences

05.22.2023 | Office of Communications

The move enhances Willamette’s existing offerings in computing and data science.

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Third annual DataFest marked a weekend of hard work, fun, and inter-collegiate engagement

05.10.2023 | Melanie Moyer

Willamette University’s third annual DataFest marked a weekend of hard work, fun, and inter-collegiate engagement.

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Former baseball star and triple alumnus takes on data field with the Padres

03.15.2023 | Jennifer Johnson

Connor Bailey's journey from Padres fan to business analyst showcases his passion for baseball and data science. Follow his story at Willamette University.

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Talent for coding opens new doors for Salem Health manager

02.01.2023 | Jennifer Johnson

Maribel Méndez MBA ’21 says programming languages are like a “secret code.”

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Masters in data science program expands with new cohort in Salem


Willamette University's data science master's program expands to Salem campus due to high demand. Applications for fall 2023 exceed expectations.

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Freedom to explore interests leads to a dream job for triple alumnus

10.17.2022 | Jennifer Johnson

Explore Scott Richter's journey from Willamette to data scientist at Activision. Diverse academic background fuels his passion for gaming and data science.

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Willamette University hosts second DataFest


This year's event featured the largest and most complex challenge yet.

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Former senior statistician at HP joins data science faculty

03.21.2022 | Jennifer Johnson

Kristen Gore, a senior statistician at HP, joins Willamette University as assistant professor, bringing expertise and a passion for responsible data governance.

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District attorney’s office hires graduate as first data science role

03.02.2022 | Jennifer Johnson

Nick Kachanyuk MS ’21 brings transparency to the Marion County DA’s Office by creating interactive dashboards for crime data and mortality trends.

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Scholar of virtual reality in education to teach computer science at Willamette

02.25.2022 | Jennifer Johnson

Excited to join Willamette as an assistant professor of computer science, Fred Agbo brings innovation and a passion for student-centered education.

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Forecasting changes to the workforce through data science

01.13.2022 | Jennifer Johnson

Matt Eblen ’00 examines workforce data for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta.

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New cybersecurity, data courses offer human-centered approach

12.02.2021 | Jennifer Johnson

At Willamette, new cybersecurity and data classes led by Prof. Deutschbein explore tech issues from a human-centered perspective, integrating ethics.

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Paving the way for data science learners

11.17.2021 | Jennifer Johnson

Willamette University's Colleen Smith earns the prestigious Lynwood W. Swanson Scientific Research Award from the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust.

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Nearly $2M grant expands WU's data science, STEM programming

10.29.2021 | Jennifer Johnson

Willamette University receives a $2 million federal grant to establish a new School of Computing and Data Science, enhancing opportunities for students.

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Data science students advance to final stage of major analytics competition

10.15.2021 | Jennifer Johnson

Willamette University students advance to final stage of Adobe Analytics Challenge, competing for a $35,000 prize in a global marketing analytics competition.

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Digging into data at warp speed

09.07.2021 | Jennifer Johnson

Willamette University students Oscar Wecker ’22 and Izzy Pfander ’21 earned second place in a global data science contest, highlighting dedication to students.

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Willamette celebrates first graduate of 3+1 in Data Science

08.23.2021 | Jennifer Johnson

Zach Haroian BS/MS ’21 earned multiple degrees and landed a job before commencement.

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New faculty members join Willamette


New faculty include Laura Godly, Rohan Grey, Jake D. Hoskins, Eric S. Roberts, Matthew Sazima '14 and Chikaomi Takahashi. New staff is from a variety of fields.

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Leading computer science expert to teach at Willamette

04.30.2020 | Ruth P. Feingold, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

Willamette names Stanford Professor Emeritus Eric S. Roberts the 2020–21 Mark and Melody Teppola Presidential Distinguished Visiting Professor.

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Why study data science? Degrees, jobs and salaries

11.26.2019 | Jennifer Johnson

If you could invest in one form of insurance for your career, consider data science first.

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Stephens-Davidowitz highlights the power of big data

11.21.2019 | Adam Torgerson

Bestselling author Seth Stephens-Davidowitz delivered the fall 2019 Atkinson Lecture, showcasing how big data unveils insights from racehorses to mental health.

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Charting a course to Intel

05.08.2019 | Tom Morlan

From Chicago's streets to Navy sub to Intel, Willamette shaped the journey of CorDarryl Hall MBA’19 as he progressed from Data analyst to storyteller.

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