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6:00pm Tuesday, September 24, 2019

#367 UIC Civic Analytics and the Evolving Landscape of Public Data Science Education

A new model for public sector data science education, the MSCA is the first graduate degree to combine civic technology and data analytics into one curriculum. Its development was directly influenced by members of Chicago’s civic tech and public data communities, including Chihacknight, and will help serve as a model for the development of the field's data science competencies, thanks to a recent initiative by NASPAA.


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Introducing the Chi Hack Night Board of Directors

Introducing the Chi Hack Night Board of Directors

Apr 11, 2019 by Derek Eder

We announced in November 2018 that after almost 7 years and 300 events, Chi Hack Night was forming as a non-profit. Since then, we’ve been hard at work behind the scenes forming our new organization. Today, we are excited to announce a major step on that journey: our first Board of Directors!

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Join us every Tuesday from 6-10pm on the 8th floor of the Merchandise Mart to hear from amazing speakers, learn from each other and work on civic projects. Everyone is welcome!

We are a group of thousands of designers, academic researchers, data journalists, activists, policy wonks, web developers and curious citizens who want to make our city more just, equitable, transparent and delightful to live in through data, design and technology. More about us »


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Chi Hack Night is a non-profit organization, run by our Board of Directors, hosted at Braintree and supported by our amazing sponsors and donors.

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