Happening at MIDAS

The Michigan Institute for Data Science strengthens University of Michigan’s preeminence in Data Science and catalyzes the transformative use of Data Science in a wide range of disciplines to achieve lasting societal impact. Here’s what’s happening at MIDAS in the near future:

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U-M awarded $4.8M humanities grant from Mellon Foundation

The University of Michigan received a major grant from the Mellon Foundation that is meant to fund the creation of DISCO: the Digital Inquiry, Speculation, Critique, and Optimism Network. “This scholarly collective focusing on digital inequality, race and ability is really core to University of Michigan’s Digital Studies Institute’s mission and goals. We look forward to publishing collaborative work on tech’s wins and fails, creating new courses on digital inequality that speak to STEM students, and creating art that speaks to (artificial intelligence) and identity.” said Lisa Nakamura, the director of the Digital Studies Institute. Link to article to read more.