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Duc Le

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Luther senior Le exercises quantitative skills at DECO Products

Working behind the scenes to facilitate business productivity, Luther senior Duc Le of Vietnam, spent this summer as a data science intern at DECO Products in Decorah, Iowa. A 2014 graduate of Lê Hồng Phong High School, Le is the son of Van Luc of Ho Chi Minh City. He will graduate from Luther in 2018 with a bachelor's degree in data science.

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Steve Demuth

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'Digital Medicine: Why Doctors and Computer Scientists Increasingly Need Each Other'

As technology develops, so too does the use of digital medicine and personalizing care. Luther College alumnus Steve Demuth, chief technology officer and head of the office of IT strategy and architecture at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, will present "Digital Medicine: Why Doctors and Computer Scientists Increasingly Need Each Other," at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, in the Franklin W. Olin Room 102 on the Luther campus.

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Sarah McRoberts

McRoberts Receives Google Fellowship

Ph.D. student Sarah McRoberts is a '14 Luther alum who has received a 2017 Google Ph.D. Fellowship in Human Computer Interaction. The fellowship is highly selective and recognizes outstanding graduate students doing exceptional work in Computer Science. Read the article from the University of Minnesota's College of Science and Engineering.

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Brad Miller, Luther College professor of computer science

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Data Science approved as newest major at Luther College

Touted as the "sexiest job of the 21st century" by Harvard Business Review, the Luther College Board of Regents unanimously approved data science as the newest major in the college's curriculum. Data science, the study of how to extract meaning from data, is an emerging area of work concerned with the collection, preparation, analysis, visualization, management and preservation of large collections of data and the information it provides.

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