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Data Science News, Breakthroughs & University Stories

Data science is becoming more and more critical to how industries solve problems and discover new opportunities. Follow our blog to get the latest data science news, learn about exciting breakthroughs, discover how data science affects different industries and learn about how the future of data science is being shaped by our university.

While the fields overlap, computer science and data science often appeal to different skill sets and provide distinct career paths. Learn more about the differences between computer science vs data science.

Friday, Sep. 24, 2021

How to Become a Data Scientist

The demand for Data scientists continues to grow. Learn how to become a Data scientist and what education is needed to help realize your goals.

Monday, Sep. 13, 2021

What is Data Science?

What is Data Science? Learn about one of the fastest-growing career paths of the 21st century.

Wednesday, Jun. 23, 2021

Building a Career in Data Science

Learn about fast growing careers in data science, opportunities for career advancement, and the importance of data scientists within business and society.

Rice Data Science Image with Houston Skyline

Rice launches Master of Data Science degree program Sunday, Jan. 31, 2021

Classes begin this fall for both online and in-person degree options


CS chair Luay Nakhleh named new dean of School of Engineering

CS chair Luay Nakhleh named new dean of School of Engineering Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020

Nakhleh will begin his new role on January 1, 2021


Rice CS computational biologists developing methods to further understand cells at the molecular level

Understanding how life works through computation Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020

Rice CS computational biologists developing methods to further understand cells at the molecular level


Wallach shares security expertise in build up to 2020 election

Wallach shares security expertise in 2020 election coverage Monday, Nov. 2, 2020

Wallach’s work on election security has recently been covered in Wired Magazine, CNET, USA Today, CNBC and more.


Treangen Lab part of multi-institutional team awarded $11 million to study multi-drug resistant infections

Treangen and multi-institutional team awarded $11M to study multi-drug resistant infections Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020

Researchers seek to explain the microbial, clinical, and antimicrobial resistance factors of three major pathogens


Deep learning gives drug design a boost

Deep learning gives drug design a boost Monday, Oct. 5, 2020

The Kavraki Lab introduces a computational tool that predicts metabolites.


Dan Wallach Webinar on Electronic Voting Research

Dan Wallach Webinar on Electronic Voting Research Thursday, Sep. 24, 2020

Join MCS@Rice on October 7, 2020 at 12pm CDT


AI could expand healing with bioscaffolds

AI could expand healing with bioscaffolds Monday, Sep. 21, 2020

Kavraki uses machine learning to speed bioscaffold development


Kavraki elected to prestigious Academia Europaea

Kavraki elected to prestigious Academia Europaea Saturday, Sep. 12, 2020

Computer Science faculty member recognized for 'sustained academic excellence'


How computer science takes data science to the next level

How computer science takes data science to the next level Wednesday, Sep. 9, 2020

Computer science allows us to actualize data science’s vast potential


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