QSS Major - Events
It's all about making connections
Everything runs on data, and connecting the dots is the essential skill for the 21st century. We offer a variety of venues for students to meet and mingle not only with fellow students, but also with industry experts who work in quantitative fields, alumni, and faculty from around campus.
More details coming soon! RSVP required.
Save the date! August 29, 2017
What: Data Science Club Kick-Off meeting
Where: PAIS 250
When: 6:00pm - 8:00 pm
Don't forget to attend the Student Activities Fair on August 25th - Data Science Club will be there to tell you more!
Academic and Career Avenues in Data Science:
A Networking Night
QuanTM & the Career Services office put on a great event in the Fall for students to hear directly from the experts how quantitative training is changing their field. Students had an opportunity to chat with guests from academia, business, the non-profit sector and government. Didn't get a chance to attend? We have it all for you to see and hear!
Introductory remarks - Dr.Cliff Carruba
Nicole Miller, Manager-Quantitative Economics and Statistics (QUEST), Ernst & Young
Nathan Danneman, Data Scientist, Data Tactics Corporation
Dana Rickman, Dir. of Policy and Research, GA Partnership for Excellence in Education
Howard Chang, Professor, Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Emory University
Real-World Applications for the Quantitative Social Sciences Major
The QuanTM Institute invited undergraduate students to discover precisely what the new QSS major will offer. Students heard short presentations from people in academia, business, the non-profit sector, and government. Speakers included representatives from Adobe, IBM, the Defense Department, Ernst & Young, Government, the Emory Law School, the Goizueta Business School, and from the departments of Anthropology, Biostatistics, Economics, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology.
Hear is what the distiguished guests had to say...
Adobe Software Systems: Joe Walker, Senior Consultant
IBM: Felecia Kornegay, Client Manager
Ernst & Young: Nicole Miller, Manager in Quantitative Economics and Statistics
The Emory Law School: Dr. Sue Payne, Executive Director, Center for Transactional Law and Practice
Anthropology: Dr. James Rilling, Associate Professor
Economics: Dr. Christopher Curran, Associate Professor
Political Science: Dr. Jennifer Gandhi, Associate Professor
Psychology: Dr. Irwin Waldman, Professor
Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education: Dr. Dana Rickman, Director of Policy and Research
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Miss this event? We have Dr. Linser's slides here.