You Might Not Like It, But This is What Peak Performance Looks Like…

In the fall semester, students in the IAA program participated in a two-week communication training where we created a presentation on a topic of our choosing. As a lifelong basketball fan, I chose to share the differences in 3-point attempts over time in the NBA. While researching statistics and trends Continue reading You Might Not Like It, But This is What Peak Performance Looks Like…

5 Things You Didn’t Know about MSA Class of 2020

After one amazing summer spent at the Institute for Advanced Analytics, I’ve realized my classmates possess some unexpected qualities. Many may expect a group of analytics professionals to be reserved, serious, and glued to their computer screens. However, in only 8 weeks I’ve discovered a completely different picture. 1 – Continue reading 5 Things You Didn’t Know about MSA Class of 2020

Intramural Softball Winners 2019

Proc Home; Run; The MSA intramural sports teams were able to claim another championship with the softball team, Proc Home; Run;, completing a perfect season and winning the league pennant. The road to victory was not smooth sailing for the team, as they had to face the only other undefeated Continue reading Intramural Softball Winners 2019

Sports Analytics: An Interview with Sig Mejdal

“…capabilities and expertise in tools such as SQL, R, and Python. Pragmatic skills are important as well because we want not just dreamers but people who can get projects done by a deadline. Human and social skills are also important. You must work with people who are foreign to you, Continue reading Sports Analytics: An Interview with Sig Mejdal

Alumni Interview: Arri Landsman Roos

“I knew there were techniques that were suited to the problems that I wanted to solve, so I chose to seek out a place where I could learn those techniques.” Arri Landsman-Roos is a 2013 graduate of the Institute for Advanced Analytics. Currently, he is the Vice President of Decision Continue reading Alumni Interview: Arri Landsman Roos