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New Data Science Track Added to HopHacks

March 1, 2018

Nearly 320 graduate and undergraduate students from around the country gathered at Johns Hopkins University in mid-February to compete in Hop Hacks, Johns Hopkins University’s bi-annual hackathon. The three-day marathon session, which took place February 16 to 18, challenged students to realize their best software and hardware ideas while competing for cash prizes. The event […]

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CS’ Ryan Cotterell Named 2018 Facebook Fellow

February 23, 2018

Ryan Cotterell, a PhD student in the Johns Hopkins Computer Science department, is among 17 students selected as 2018 Facebook Fellows. “The Facebook Fellowship Program and Emerging Scholar Awards are designed to encourage and support promising doctoral students who are engaged in innovative and relevant research in areas related to computer science and engineering, “according […]

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Ilya Shpitser Receives Causality in Statistics Education Award

February 23, 2018

In August 2017, The American Statistical Association awarded the fifth Causality in Statistics Education Prize to Ilya Shpitser, John C. Malone Assistant Professor of the Department of Computer Science. Established in 2013 to “encourage the teaching of basic causal inference methods in introductory statistics courses,” the annual award recognizes the work of an individual or […]

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