Wednesday, January 23rd 12:00 - 1:30 PM
TITLE: DATA JOURNALISM IN HIGH SCHOOL
Creating IMPACT (Information Motivating Public Activism) Through Data Journalism
In this talk, Abigail VanderPloeg and Grace Sleyko, chairs of the data journalism elective, which goes by the IMPACT acronym; information motivating public activism, will discuss their elective goal of providing classrooms with skills in both journalism, such as maintaining empathy and interviewing, and data analysis, including fundamental data knowledge and data visualization.
PRESENTERS: Abigail VanderPloeg and Grace Sleyko
Abigail and Grace are seniors at the Illinois Math and Science Academy (IMSA)
Friday, February 15th 12:00 - 1:30 PM
TITLE: SECURITY AND PRICACY IN THE WORLD OF ANALYTICS
From the Equifax breach to the algorithmic prediction of Social Security Numbers, we're surrounded by incidents that underscore the critical security and privacy issues associated with data science applications. In this talk, we'll examine these issues in the context of recent security incidents and discuss practical techniques that facilitate privacy while allowing organizations to realize the potential value stored in their data.
PRESENTER: Dr. Mike Chapple
Dr. Mike Chapple is academic director of Notre Dame's Master of Science in Business Analytics program and associate teaching professor of IT, Analytics, and Operations where he teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in business analytics and cybersecurity.