Recent News

March 18, 2020

In these uncertain times, we want to do our part to inhibit the spread of COVID-19. Therefore the Midwest Big Data Summer School, originally scheduled for May 18-21, 2020 in Ames, Iowa is now cancelled. It will not be rescheduled.

We hope to see you in 2021!

December 10, 2019
The Department of Computer Science in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Iowa State University seeks outstanding applicants for a faculty position at the rank of tenure-track Assistant Professor or tenured Associate Professor.
November 13, 2019

Data science is an important interdisciplinary field that significantly affects many aspects of the modern world, including government, industry, academia and the general public. Transdisciplinary Research in Principles of Data Science – or TRIPODS – brings together computer science, statistics, mathematics and related communities to develop theoretical foundations of data science through integrated research and training activities focused on core algorithmic, mathematical and statistical principles.

April 20, 2019

The 2019 Midwest Big Data Summer School for Early Career Researchers will be held from May 20-23, 2019 in Ames, Iowa. 

July 7, 2018

Iowa State University will prepare students for one of the nation’s fastest-growing technology careers with a new undergraduate data science major approved June 7 by the Iowa Board of Regents. Students can officially declare the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences major this fall.