• From January 1, 2018

Come to this one-day conference organized by Alexander Williams Tolbert. Speaker lineup for the day: Shahin Jabbari-“The Disagreement Problem in Explainable Machine Learning: A Practitioner’s Perspective” Anita Allen-Dismantling the “Black Opticon”: Privacy, Race Equity, and Online Data-Protection Reform Konrad Kording-“Recommender systems: what does it mean to get good “recommendations? Aaron Roth-“Robust and Equitable Uncertainty Estimation” […]

From June 13 to June 24, 2022, the Computational Social Science Lab, Data Driven Discovery Initiative, and Population Studies Center at Penn will sponsor the Summer Institute in Computational Social Science, to be held at the University of Pennsylvania. The purpose of the Summer Institute is to bring together graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, and beginning faculty interested in computational social science.

Data Science Hangouts

June 23, 2022 to August 11, 2022
Every Thu
12:00 pm

From June 23 – Aug 11, we will be holding a data science hangout from 12-3pm at Meyerson Hall. Undergraduates whose summer research involves quantitative analysis of data are invited to listen to talks on data science from Penn faculty followed by discussions; tutorials on the basics of statistics, data visualization and machine learning by […]

Python Users Group Meeting

September 1, 2022
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

PUG@Penn (Python Users Group) brings together members of the Penn community interested in or already working with the popular open-source programming language Python. This drop-in, informal, collaboratively-oriented group meets once per month to experiment and explore the many uses for Python across academic disciplines and industries. All are welcome – no prior experience with Python […]

R for STAT 101

September 5, 2022
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

[For Penn Students only] Never worked in R? Get ready for your first STAT 101 assignment by exploring the R statistical programming language and its popular environment, RStudio. Navigate RStudio’s interface​ Do arithmetic​ Store data as objects​ Import data from a file Explore data structures Get data from a data frame Prerequisite: Install R and RStudio before attending. Sign […]