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Some Preliminary Description of the V2 Dataset

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

The next version of the OSP dataset is beginning to take shape.  It will have roughly 6 million syllabi, covering around 6000 institutions around the world.  All the stats and breakdowns will bounce around as we refine the classifiers, decide which fields to consolidate, and so on, but here are a couple interesting initial views:

 

And a breakdown by field:

The Philadelphia Tribune: "Dwight Evans seeks second term in Congress"

Friday, April 27, 2018
 
By Michael D’Onofrio
 
Incumbent Dwight Evans said he will rely on a his political record and experience as a longtime politician against a political newcomer in the upcoming Democratic primary.
 
“Who is most effective and who will get things done?” Evans asked during a recent Philadelphia Tribune editorial board meeting.

The Philadelphia Tribune: "McClinton wants gun violence declared a public health crisis"

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
 
By Stacy Brown
 
During a series of hearings on gun violence before the House Judiciary Committee, state Rep. Joanna McClinton (D-191), highlighted what she called the disparity in coverage of gun violence between low-income communities of color and more affluent majority-white communities.
 
“While it took tragedies like the Parkland [Fla.

Civicist: “Testing Tech for Consensus in a Purple Town”

Friday, March 30, 2018
 
 
Over the past year, town halls across America have occasionally erupted over hot button issues like health care reform. Rep.

Bowling Green Daily News: "Community workshop sheds light on local issues, closes civic assembly"

Friday, February 23, 2018

Bowling Green Daily News

By Don Sergent

Created to boost civic engagement, the three-part Bowling Green Civic Assembly wrapped up Friday with a community workshop that also provided civic education.

Bowling Green Daily News: "Let's talk: Town hall brings residents, public officials together"

Friday, February 23, 2018
 
By Don Sergent

This could be the start of something big.

The first-ever Bowling Green Civic Assembly town hall brought together public officials, office-seekers and interested residents Thursday night at La Gala in an effort to inform and empower Bowling Green and Warren County residents to take part in the political process.

Bowling Green Daily News: "Town Hall portion of Civic Assembly is Thursday"

Wednesday, February 21, 2018
 
By Don Sergent

Bowling Green and Warren County residents have been heard through their input into the first-ever Bowling Green Civic Assembly, posting more than 800 statements about important issues facing the community.

Bowling Green Daily News: "First-ever civic assembly gives residents chance to be heard"

Sunday, February 4, 2018

Traffic on Scottsville Road? Development encroaching on your bucolic neighborhood? The sparsity of affordable housing?

Now is your chance to be heard. And you won’t have to fight Scottsville Road traffic to do so....

 

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