Ten Minutes with Kasia Michalska ’20

Like many NC State MSA grads who held previous advanced degrees, Kasia Michalska ’20 had multiple professional pivot points. She earned BS and MS degrees in economics in her native Poland, where she worked as an economist for an NGO and later for the Polish prime minister. She then earned Continue reading Ten Minutes with Kasia Michalska ’20

Ten Minutes with Catherine LaChapelle ’16

Catherine LaChapelle enrolled in the MSA program directly following the completion of her undergraduate degrees in political science and women’s and gender studies at UNC-Chapel Hill. Post-MSA, the Cary, North Carolina native sought a change of scenery and the bright lights of New York City. She spent nearly three years Continue reading Ten Minutes with Catherine LaChapelle ’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