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Master of Applied Data Science On-Campus Experience

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09/22/2023 - 09/23/2023
University of Michigan Ann Arbor campus

UMSI is offering an optional, in-person experience for Master of Applied Data Science students to visit U-M’s Ann Arbor campus during Homecoming Weekend.

  • Feel a sense of belonging at UMSI and U-M 
  • Build student community within the MADS cohort 
  • Visit UMSI and Ann Arbor spaces
  • Connect with MADS staff and faculty
  • Get a glimpse of the U-M residential experience 
  • Enjoy beautiful Ann Arbor in the fall 

Please register by Aug. 18 here.  

Agenda of events

Friday, Sept. 22

11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m.: Welcome and lunch | North Quad 
Meet others from the MADS program over lunch. Brief remarks from MADS faculty and staff. 

1-2 p.m.: Faculty lightning talks | North Quad 
UMSI faculty present research highlights. 

2:15-3:15 p.m.: Get to know other MADS students | North Quad
Activities led by the UMSI Engaged Learning Office. 

3:15-4:15 p.m.: Campus tour | Start at North Quad 
Guided tour around U-M's central campus. 

4:30-6 p.m.: UMSI community reception | North Quad 
Join the UMSI community and alumni for a casual reception with light refreshments. 

7 p.m.: MADS student social 
Hosted by the Master of Applied Data Science Association (MADSA) 

Saturday, Sept. 23

9 a.m.-noon: UMSI tailgate | Pioneer High School parking lot 
Join the UMSI community for snacks and fun before the game. 

Noon: Michigan Football vs. Rutgers | Michigan Stadium