Student Spotlight: Primrose Schools Practicum Team

Four months into their eight-month practicum projects, students in NC State’s Master of Science in Analytics (MSA) Class of 2022 are deep in the throes of data analysis, applying the techniques they are concurrently learning in the classroom to solve their sponsors’ business problems. This month, they are delivering midpoint Continue reading Student Spotlight: Primrose Schools Practicum Team

Student Spotlight: Live Oak Bank Practicum Team

NC State’s Master of Science in Analytics (MSA) Class of 2022 students, in 23 teams, have commenced their eight-month practicum projects. After signing non-disclosure agreements, teams completed kickoff meetings with their sponsor organizations to better understand the context of the business problems they’ve been tasked with solving. Using the scrum Continue reading Student Spotlight: Live Oak Bank Practicum Team

The Relative Importance of Region and Vaccination in Predicting COVID-19 Cases in U.S. Counties

At the beginning of Summer 2021, the COVID-19 pandemic looked to be behind us. Cases, hospitalizations, and deaths were at the lowest levels since the beginning of the pandemic, spurred by what appeared to be a combination of warm weather and increasing vaccinations. However, the emergence of the Delta Variant Continue reading The Relative Importance of Region and Vaccination in Predicting COVID-19 Cases in U.S. Counties