Love Data Week 2020


Location: Hesburgh Library

Love Data Week is dedicated to spreading awareness of the importance of research data management, sharing, preservation, and reuse. If you care about research, professional, community, and personal data, please join us!

Schedule of Events

Citizen Science: Lead Exposure
246 Hesburgh Library  |  Noon – 3:00pm

Explore historical data to identify areas of lead exposure in South Bend that may still affect children today. This event is drop-in — you can stay as long as you want!


Viz Lab Open House
249 Hesburgh Library  |  Noon – 3:00pm

Participants can fly through Google Earth in virtual reality, draw in midair with the Oculus Rift, investigate network diagramming of complex data on our large-scale monitors, or experience the advantages of mapping on a very large scale.


Data Haiku Contest

Write a haiku about data!
Your haiku must be related to data in some way (e.g., research data management, processing, sharing, preservation, reuse, etc.).

The contest is open to current Notre Dame students and University employees. You may submit more than one entry.
Submissions are due by noon on February 12.

What is a haiku?
Haikus have a rigid structure of 17 syllables divided across 3 lines. The first line should have 5 syllables, the second line should have 7 syllables, and the third line should have 5 syllables. Haikus do not need to rhyme.

Haiku Example
Title: Preprocessing
Cleaning, reducing
and ignoring outliers.
Only one case left.
Author: Arnon Hershkovitz, Israel

3 winners will receive an "I Love Data" coffee mug.
Winners will be notified via email on February 12.

Use this form to submit your haiku.