Group of 7 students standing on Hillsborough Street

Each year, the Institute for Advanced Analytics’ alumni and current students play an integral role in recruiting the following year’s class. This year is no different. The first recruiting event of the year for the IAA was at NC State’s annual Packapalooza event. Packapalooza caps off Wolfpack Welcome Week with an all-day Continue reading Packapalooza

The Humanitarian Data Scientist: Data for Good Volunteer Opportunities

Aspiring data scientists are known for utilizing their free time to work on interesting side projects, and it seems like there is a side project for everyone. I began wondering if there was a way to conduct a side project while also contributing to impact-driven projects that could make a Continue reading The Humanitarian Data Scientist: Data for Good Volunteer Opportunities

Thanksgiving Food Drive

It is no surprise that when you get a group of highly intelligent students together, most tasks turn into a competition. And for a group of aspiring data scientists, that competition comes down to numbers! This month, our Blue and Orange cohorts competed against one another to donate as many Continue reading Thanksgiving Food Drive

Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

At the end of August, Hurricane Harvey devastated Texas, leaving many without homes, power, or food. After the success of the Bake Sale for School Supplies in July, Daniel and I decided to host a Bake Sale for Hurricane Harvey Relief. Sixteen IAA students contributed delicious baked goods to the Continue reading Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts