Data Science & Statistics

Data Science & Statistics

The minor in Data Science & Statistics prepares students to address the challenges of collecting, understanding, and presenting structured and unstructured data from a variety of different domains and contexts. Minor RequirementsCourses

Data Visualization Grant-Funding

Statistics professor Taylor Arnold and digital humanities professor Lauren Tilton recently received grant funding for two data science projects. They received a $485,000 grant from the Mellon Foundation for their Distant Viewing Toolkit project, an open-source technology for the computational analysis of visual culture. Arnold and Tilton have also received a nearly $325K grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to support a project to build open-source software for collecting and analyzing digital images.

Faculty Highlights

Dr. Taylor Arnold
Arnold Awarded

Photogrammar, a project led by Taylor Arnold, associate professor of statistics; and Lauren Tilton, associate professor of digital humanities; along with colleagues in the Digital Scholarship Lab at UR and American Studies at Yale University, was awarded the American Studies Association's 2022 Garfinkel Prize in Digital Humanities.

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Dr. Lauren Craig Tilton
Tilton Awarded

Photogrammar, a project led by Lauren Tilton, associate professor of digital humanities; and Taylor Arnold, associate professor of statistics; along with colleagues in the Digital Scholarship Lab at UR and American Studies at Yale University, was awarded the American Studies Association's 2022 Garfinkel Prize in Digital Humanities.

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Dr. Paul Kvam
Kvam Published

Paul Kvam, professor of statistics, published the book Nonparametric Statistics with Applications to Science and Engineering.

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Dr. Stephanie Spera
Spera Selected

Stephanie Spera, assistant professor of geography, environment, & sustainability, was selected as one of 40 scientists to participate in the 2022 Voices for Science cohort. Read more.

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Contact Us

Mailing address:
Data Science & Statistics Interdisciplinary Minor
212 Jepson Hall
221 Richmond Way
University of Richmond, VA 23173

Phone: (804) 289-8077
Fax: (804) 287-6444

Data Science Coordinator: Dr. Taylor Arnold
Academic Administrative Cordinator: Kathy Rothert