Student Spotlight: Crete Carrier Practicum Team

NC State’s Master of Science in Analytics (MSA) students are now in the second month of their eight-month practicum projects. With kickoff meetings completed and non-disclosure agreements signed, all 24 project teams have familiarized themselves with their sponsor organizations’ data, and are beginning to clean and prepare the data for Continue reading Student Spotlight: Crete Carrier Practicum Team

Alumni in Action: Chas Stikeleather

Meet Chas Stikeleather ‘16. After completing his undergraduate degree in economics at Stetson University, Stikeleather spent time researching next steps for his career and assisting his father, a business leader and academic, with his book and blogs. As he learned more about the future of business, Stikeleather became increasingly interested Continue reading Alumni in Action: Chas Stikeleather

Alumni in Action: Grace Heyne Lybrand

Grace Heyne

When Grace Heyne Lybrand ‘17 applied for admission to the MSA program, she was gaining exposure to the field of data science through her role as an analyst in a rotational program at financial services firm TIAA — her first professional step after completing a BS in Economics at Clemson Continue reading Alumni in Action: Grace Heyne Lybrand

Student Spotlight: Asurion Practicum Team

Twenty-four teams of NC State’s Master of Science in Analytics (MSA) students recently kicked off their eight-month practicum projects. Through these projects, sponsored by diverse organizations, students will use the analytical tools and techniques they’re learning in the classroom to develop solutions to their sponsors’ business problems. This month, we’d Continue reading Student Spotlight: Asurion Practicum Team

Twitter’s Role in Data Science

As data science enthusiasts, we hear about Twitter’s role in web scraping and sentiment analysis in various projects and research journals. Twitter gives us a constant influx of data on any topic imaginable, giving analysts a way to generate reports on how people feel about healthcare, the stock market, or Continue reading Twitter’s Role in Data Science

Alumni in Action: Sneha Raghavan

Meet Sneha Raghavan ‘17. Following her undergraduate career as an international relations major at The College of William and Mary, Raghavan began dabbling in data analysis as a research assistant for the Center for Strategic & International Studies and the Center for Global Development, both Washington, DC-based think tanks. She Continue reading Alumni in Action: Sneha Raghavan