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Staff Spotlight: Cheryl Thompson

October 5, 2020

Today, Cheryl Thompson supports the Data Archive team as a Research Data Archivist, but it isn’t her first time working for the Odum Institute. As an undergraduate student, she worked on the Southern Focus Poll as a telephone interviewer, and … Continued

Staff Spotlight: Matthew Dunlap

July 10, 2020

Matthew Dunlap joined the Odum Institute staff in November of 2019 as a Systems Programmer/Analyst. Born and raised just outside of Charlottesville, Virginia, Dunlap received his undergraduate degree in Computer Science from Christopher Newport University, and later his Master’s in … Continued

Part-time Job Opening: Statistical Consultant (Fall 2020)

July 8, 2020

The Odum Institute has an opening for a part-time statistical consultant this fall. The consultant will be part of a team of advanced graduate students who staff the Odum Institute statistical consulting “desk,” now a virtual service. The students are … Continued

A Statement, In Solidarity

June 4, 2020

A Statement, In Solidarity Along with the rest of the world, we have been outraged and deeply affected by the recent events taking place in our country. The tragic and senseless murders of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and now George … Continued

Who, What, Why: UNC Dataverse

May 26, 2020

Who, What, Why: UNC Dataverse By Kyle Ryan Under the leadership of the Odum Institute Data Archive, we host and manage UNC Dataverse, an open-source repository software application for archiving, sharing, and accessing research data of all kinds. Each dataverse … Continued

TABLE Fundraiser

April 20, 2020

  The Odum Institute is dedicated to serving our community at UNC-Chapel Hill and beyond. For many years, we have supported students and researchers with the goal of helping them do better science so, together, we can build a better … Continued

Odum Offers New Certificate in Survey Science

November 12, 2019

The Odum Institute is pleased to announce its new graduate Certificate in Survey Science (CSS). This 12 credit hour program provides the essential skills for designing, collecting and analyzing survey data. Students complete courses in Survey Data Collection Methods, Questionnaire … Continued

Part-time Job Opening: Statistical Consultant (Spring 2020)

October 29, 2019

Part-time Job Opening: Statistical Consultant (Spring 2020) The Odum Institute at UNC-Chapel Hill maintains a statistical consulting service, staffed by advanced graduate students, who are on call in the Davis Library Research Hub to answer statistical and programming questions. We have an … Continued

Odum Staff Spotlight: Cathy Zimmer

September 24, 2019

Odum Staff Spotlight: Cathy Zimmer By Alana Edwards Cathy Zimmer first visited the Odum Institute upon entering UNC-Chapel Hill’s Sociology PhD program in 1980. At the time, Odum was still called the “Institute for Research in Social Science” prior to … Continued