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Come celebrate the incredible 150+ Baylor researchers who completed the requirements of the Library’s Data Scholar Program in the last two years. These researchers completed Library-created on-demand modules in data visualization, text data mining, Python scripting, research data management, and working with secondary data.

Stop by on Thursday, April 21, 1-2pm in Moody Library 104 to:

  • See how data scholars are working with data science
  • Interact with a variety of data-related research the Library is supporting
  • Partake in savory and sweet hors d’oeuvres


  • Opening Remarks
    • Baylor Libraries’ Support of Data Science, by Jeffry Archer, Dean of Libraries
    • Breakdown of Data Scholar Recipients in 2020-21 and 2021-22, by Joshua Been, Director of Data & Digital Scholarship
  • Mix and Mingle
    • Data Scholars can pick up their printed certificate
    • Buffet of savory and sweet hors d’oeuvres
    • Showcase of Data Science Projects:
      • Digital Humanities Initiatives at Baylor (Paul Martens, Religion & Lauren Poor, History)
      • Python & 3D Animation Plots (Qianyu Zhao, Environmental Science)
      • Text Data Mining Religion & the Enlightenment (HIST 5320)
      • BUTANE-Baylor University Transcript Analysis & Exploration (Anu Kannan, Statistical Science)
      • Mapping the W.E.B. Du Bois Seventh Ward (Stephanie Boddie, Social Work)
      • BEARData Repository Use (Christina Chan-Park, University Libraries)
      • Syllabi Information Literacy Miner (Amy James, University Libraries)
      • Waco Tourism in 2021 (Holly Kurisky, Educational Psychology)
      • Syllabi & Self (Christopher Richmann, Academy for Teaching & Learning)
      • Fuzzy Text Matching: Freedom Narratives to KJV Bible (Steve Reid, Truett Seminary & Josh Been, University Libraries)
Congratulations Data Scholars 2020-21 and 2021-22 !!

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