Oliver Gladfelter ’18 recently published a data-driven article about how we engage with political media online and how likely that media is to change our minds. Interestingly, he found that people are more or less equally likely to engage with political media regardless of their, or the videos’, political ideology. What did affect engagement was the videos’ perceived credibility.
My name is Mara Kilgore and I am a junior math major at Denison. For ten weeks this summer, I and Maddie Boster ’18 had the opportunity to work in the Advanced Analytics department of ICC Technology, a consulting firm in Westerville, Ohio. ICC is a company passionate about the development of technology to advance business intellect.
My name is Conor Loy ’20, a Denison Data Analytics major. I spent this past summer at Cambridge University in England doing data consulting for the Police Executive program at the Insitute of Criminology. I ended up meeting with 26 students at Cambridge, and am continuing to work on one project looking at the correlation between street checks and charges.
Welcome and thanks for visiting! As my colleagues will attest, I have been meaning to start this blog for some time because I think that we’re doing some pretty exciting stuff here in Data Analytics at Denison (#DAatDU) that is worth sharing. We hope to convey some of this excitement and chronicle the development of a truly unique interdisciplinary program that is growing faster than we could have imagined.