Data Assassins 5ever: The Smiliest Summer Practicum Team to Exist

4 graduate students in suits in chairs and one graduate student in a suit leaning on the floor

On the first day of class, five MSA students, randomized into a team, ventured through the Institute of Advanced Analytics on a scavenger hunt for tiny pictures of Dr. Rappa and conference rooms named after trees. In this moment, the Data Assassins, formerly known as Blue 12, was born. This Continue reading Data Assassins 5ever: The Smiliest Summer Practicum Team to Exist

Student Spotlight: Cigna Practicum Team

While courses are still underway, students in NC State’s Master of Science in Analytics (MSA) Class of 2022 are also dedicating a great deal of time this month to their practicum projects. With the finish line in sight on their eight-month projects, practicum teams are developing early drafts of the Continue reading Student Spotlight: Cigna Practicum Team

Student Spotlight: Verizon Practicum Team

For students in NC State’s Master of Science in Analytics (MSA) Class of 2022, the new semester brings new opportunities. They’re learning about optimization, simulation, financial analytics, and other advanced topics. They’re interviewing for jobs. And when they’re not in class or meeting with prospective employers, they’re applying predictive analytics Continue reading Student Spotlight: Verizon Practicum Team

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