Alumni in Action: Lauren Williams ’16

“When I picture my dream job, I envision one in which I am able to use both my strong analytical skills and extensive interpersonal skills to make a difference in the world around me,” wrote Lauren Williams ‘16 in her application for admission to the MS in Analytics (MSA) program. Continue reading Alumni in Action: Lauren Williams ’16

Alumni in Action: Diego Malaver ’17

Meet Diego Malaver ‘17, a data scientist at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. As a student at UNC-Chapel Hill, he majored in biology and economics and served as an associate producer and host for the student radio station. His varied experiences revealed a unique passion for Continue reading Alumni in Action: Diego Malaver ’17

Alumni in Action: Gerhard Pilcher

Meet Gerhard Pilcher ‘11. After graduating from NC State University with a BS in computer science, Pilcher spent more than 25 years in the private sector working in telecommunications and various other industries. After becoming more interested in data science, he decided to pursue the MSA. Since graduating, he has Continue reading Alumni in Action: Gerhard Pilcher

An Interview with Shoshana Collins

Meet Shoshana Collins, Class of ‘17. She entered the MSA program after working as a research analyst at Cushman & Wakefield, a commercial real estate company. Before that, Shoshana received a history degree from U.C. Berkeley, and worked as a freelance writer and researcher. Since completing the MSA, Shoshana has Continue reading An Interview with Shoshana Collins

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