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

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…

Virtual Holiday Party

Let’s call it 25% holiday party, 25% celebrating the end of classes, and 50% bidding a happy farewell to 2020. After an intense and unique semester of online coursework and team meetings, the IAA Class of 2021’s holiday party was no different: we bonded as a class, partook in a Continue reading Virtual Holiday Party

Preventing Eye Strain During Covid

In the wake of COVID-19, many people, including students at the IAA,  have found themselves spending more time in front of a screen. Amidst the many adjustments made to accommodate remote work, one that might be underappreciated is eye strain. This post aims to briefly describe eye strain and offer Continue reading Preventing Eye Strain During Covid