Student Led. Data Fed.


In three words: data driven exploration. From predictive models of national sentiment at the box office, to analyzing legislative behavior on social media, we are project based data lab looking for the wisdom lost in information.


At the intersection of the natural & social sciences, quantitative analysis & informatics, we are a project-based research lab exploring various topics and methods in data science.


The Duckpond is involved in both leading and supporting numerous data driven projects – from analyzing media coverage of the Affordable Care Act to theorizing plot summaries for movies the U.S. would thoroughly enjoy.


The blog is composed of a lot of interesting stuff – various analysis and presentations, tutorials, and the occasional rant. And of course a healthy dose of data journalism.

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