At the Center for Data Science, we strive to facilitate the highest quality data science research, education, and industry collaboration. We work closely with industry partners on projects addressing their business needs, and we are educating the next generation of data science professionals.
On October 21, UMass Amherst Vice Chancellor of Research and Engagement Michael Malone addressed a room of 65 people who had gathered to hear about Data Science for the Common Good (DS4CG), a summer program administered by the Center for Data Science. He shared the second goal in the university’s strategic plan: Establish UMass Amherst as a partner of choice in advancing and applying knowledge and innovation for the betterment of society. “There is no more fitting example of this than Data Science for the Common Good,” Malone said.