Current Online M.S. in Data Science student Shilpa Narayan was recently appointed UVA's new Assistant Director for Assessment and Data Analytics in the Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Her goal is to combine policy and data to make positive social impacts.
Angela Boakye Danquah is the recipient of the first-ever, merit-based M.S. in Data Science Graduate Fellowship for Inclusive Excellence. She looks forward to learning how to apply data science to public policy.
For MSDS students Matthew Edwards, Joseph Wysocki, and Alex Stern, watching a UVA football game is more than just cheering on the hoos. It involves analyzing what the opponent is doing, what UVA is doing, and how to help the coaches make the next best decision.
Oretha Domfeh, Chirag Kulkarni, Ronak Rijhwani, Arshiya Ansari, and Surbhi Singh, all students in the incoming 2021 MSDS cohort, landed incredible, competitive internships this summer. With the first ever pilot program, they are all able to work these internships and begin the MSDS program.
Dr. Sana Syed, Pediatrician Gastroenterologist at UVA Hospital, is currently an MSDS student, and co-leads the Gut Intelligence Lab, where she uses data science to study gut structure and function and ultimately better her patients' lives.
The professional Master of Science in Data Science degree allows a UVA undergraduate to dramatically change the trajectory of their career path by providing a highly technical skill set, and it only takes 11 months to complete.