Carolina Analytics & Data Science (CADS) is concerned with providing students interested in Data Science opportunities to grow personally, intellectually, professionally, and socially among a support network of students, professors, and professionals. This mission is to be accomplished through events, including a speaker series from industry professionals, data case competition, workshops, and investigating and analyzing University and community data to drive community-based projects and solutions.


Hands-on meetings discussing and learning a new topic or skill.


Carolina Data Challenge is a data science oriented hackathon at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill held in the fall each year.


Deep-dives into on-campus and community data research with a team.