Master of Science in Applied Analytics News

Will Open Source FinTech Help Mitigate Risk in the Financial Industry?

The Columbia University FinTech Lab will provide increased financial literacy for students and non-technical risk managers through the industry’s first freely available, open source analytics engine and visualization tool.

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Kaiser Fung: Right on Power Posing

"Power posing," the viral TED-talk that turned researcher Amy Cuddy into a household name, was renounced by one of its researchers, echoing Applied Analytics Associate Program Director Kaiser Fung's February Slate column.

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Salil Mehta Explains the Statistics Behind Winning the Lottery

The Applied Analytics professor and author of the popular blog Statistical Ideas knows what the odds are of striking it rich with a lotto ticket.

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Ray Vella to Speak in Boston and Boca Raton This Fall

Ray Vella, who teaches in the Applied Analytics program, will speak at conferences in Boston and Boca Raton this fall.

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Building a Talent Pipeline for Girls in STEM

“There is endless opportunity in the U.S. market to build careers in STEM-related fields.”

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Preparing to Succeed Today: School of Professional Studies Celebrates Its First Graduating Class

Proudly attired in Columbia blue caps and gowns, students across the University’s 12 master’s programs celebrate their graduation.

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Vice President of Data Science at Nielsen Joins Applied Analytics Faculty

Diahanna Post has a "passion for developing people while also developing great products.”

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Kaiser Fung: Debunking Power Posing

Director of the graduate program in Applied Analytics Kaiser Fung reports that specious studies are often publicized as facts.

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Norm Jacknis: How to Prepare Organizations for Big Data Initiatives

Applied Analytics lecturer Norm Jacknis discusses how to set up an organization for a successful big data project.

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Kaiser Fung on Ethics in Data Science

The Associate Program Director and faculty member of the Applied Analytics graduate program points out ethical issues in the world of data science.

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