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Building on an existing faculty initiative, Mount Holyoke is partnering with MassMutual to train women in the emerging field of data science.
Mount Holyoke’s data science initiatives are part of a larger trend by liberal arts colleges toward interdisciplinary connections to computer science.
Mount Holyoke College received a prestigious Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant to diversify faculty and promote collaboration among departments.
“I love the 'aha!' moment and when I can get students as excited as I am about all the cool stuff you can do with computing.”
Starting in fall 2016, the College will offer a program that will prepare students to develop and apply technical skills to real-world problems.
Algorithms are hardly as objective as people think, says Cathy O’Neil, author of “Weapons of Math Destruction,” in a talk and discussion at Mount Holyoke.
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