Five Minutes with Tom Pinckney ’18

Current MSA student Louise Lindegaard recently interviewed Tom Pinckney ‘18 on his experiences at the Institute and beyond. They share a background in the sciences: Louise studied chemistry and geography at UNC-Chapel Hill; Tom studied biology at UNC Charlotte, then worked for nearly three years at Novozymes, a biotech company. Continue reading Five Minutes with Tom Pinckney ’18

Five Minutes with Alec Brown ’18

Alec Brown enrolled in the MSA program mere weeks after earning dual bachelor’s degrees in mathematics and economics from Western Kentucky University. During the MSA, he and four teammates completed a practicum project sponsored by the Museums of Fine Arts of Boston and Houston. Upon graduation, he accepted a job Continue reading Five Minutes with Alec Brown ’18

Diverse Disciplines: Lucia Titus '18

The Institute’s admissions team regularly receives inquiries from prospective students along the lines of: “I’m interested in the MSA program, but I’m a ________ major. Do I even have a chance of being admitted?” One can fill in that blank with any number of disciplines — marketing, physics, textile engineering Continue reading Diverse Disciplines: Lucia Titus '18

Team of IAA Students Among Finalists at 2018 ASA Duke DataFest

The IAA team of Daniel Li, Veer Gupta, Idrees Hussain, Emily Hadley, and Matias Avila were among the 9 finalist teams in a field of over 80 teams at the 2018 Duke DataFest. We were commended for our presentation skills and analysis. The 2018 ASA Duke Datafest (https://www2.stat.duke.edu/datafest/) began on Continue reading Team of IAA Students Among Finalists at 2018 ASA Duke DataFest