Podcast Episode 31 – Mark Daniel Ward

SUMMARY

This is Purdue, the official podcast for Purdue University, highlights stories about Boilermakers from across all disciplines, who through research, innovation and determination, have persistently pursued their next giant leap.

Hosted by Purdue University alum, Brian Lamb School of Communication graduate, and Indiana native Kate Young, This is Purdue aims to examine all of the incredible accomplishments of Boilermakers and their contributions to the world.

Below, you’ll find helpful information, stories, and social media content regarding this episode of This is Purdue.

STRATEGY

In this episode of This is Purdue, Mark Daniel Ward, director of The Data Mine and a professor of statistics, explains how this initiative was created, the importance of it being a learning-by-doing model, and how the team plans to bring data science to every corner of the state with the Indiana Digital Crossroads initiative. 

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Links to the podcast:

Podcast Page on Purdue.edu –  https://www.purdue.edu/podcast/

Apple – https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/this-is-purdue/id1496040232

Spotify – https://open.spotify.com/show/1npQBIaTzFnCvDlzeiNV7j?si=h0K1NkdwTMeu-MlzckGaHw

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SOCIAL MEDIA GUIDANCE

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SUGGESTED SOCIAL MEDIA POSTS

LinkedIn + Facebook

In our latest episode of This is Purdue, Mark Daniel Ward, director of The Data Mine and professor of statistics at #Purdue, explains how #PurdueDataMine was created, the importance of it being an immersive living-learning community, and how the team plans to bring data science to every corner of the state with the Indiana Digital Crossroads initiative.

“The data sciences are just going to become more and more integrated into our classes, and into the way that we think…I hope Purdue remains one of those institutions where the data sciences is really embedded in everything we do across the colleges, and I have every reason to believe that it will.”

You’ll want to hear more from Mark, trust us. Subscribe today to never miss an episode! #ThisIsPurdue 🎧   <insert link>

Twitter

  • #Purdue students are figuring out how to use data from billions(‼️) of devices to problem solve through a unique living-learning experience called The Data Mine. Hear more from Mark Daniel Ward, director of #PurdueDataMine on #ThisIsPurdue. <insert link>
  • “Students can learn a certain set of skills, and really go apply them anywhere. It’s a buyer’s market for the students right now.” Did you know any student from any major is able to join #PurdueDataMine? Hear more on the new #ThisIsPurdue episode! <insert link>
  • “The friendships, partnerships and teams that they participate in while in college, for many of them, are going to last their whole life.” You’ll want to hear this #PurdueDataMine episode because there could be a potential wedding episode on #ThisIsPurdue to follow. 💒😂 <insert link>
  • “There’s a lot of evidence that students really excel when they’re living and learning in a community.” Mark Daniel Ward, director of #PurdueDataMine, explains the importance of a learning-by-doing model on #ThisIsPurdue. Subscribe today! 🎧  <insert link>

Instagram 

 In our latest episode of This is Purdue, Mark Daniel Ward, director of The Data Mine and professor of statistics at #Purdue, explains how #PurdueDataMine was created, the importance of it being an immersive living-learning community, and how the team plans to bring data science to every corner of the state with the Indiana Digital Crossroads initiative.

“Nothing happens without the students. I have a feeling the friendships, partnerships and teams that they participate in while they’re in college, for many of them, are going to last their whole life.”

You’ll want to hear more from Mark, trust us. Subscribe today to never miss an episode! #ThisIsPurdue 🎧  <insert link>

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