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Anthony Suen, who launched and runs the popular data science Discovery Program, along with an array of other cross-campus initiatives, will be among those receiving the 2019 Chancellor's Outstanding Staff Award(link is external) in a ceremony next month. The award comes in recognition of Anthony’s contributions empowering students, forging connections, and advancing strategic innovations across the Division of Data Science and Information, campus, and beyond.
The College of Letters & Science, College of Natural Resources, and College of Chemistry have approved the new data science minor, a program designed to serve students from a range of majors. Approval processes across the campus continue, with the hope of making the minor available to as many Berkeley students as possible this academic year.
UC Berkeley Assistant Professor Zachary Pardos and his team have developed a machine learning approach that promises to help more community college students position themselves to transfer and succeed at four-year colleges and universities.
Assistant professor at the Berkeley School of Information, Aditya Parameswaran, has been awarded the 2019 Very Large Data Bases Early Career Award. His work focuses on making data analysis tools effective and easy to use for experts in a variety of disciplines.