December 27, 2017
Thank you for joining us this year in our celebration of statistics and the amazing opportunities it offers.
From competitions like Statsketball and the Police Data Challenge, to the Joint Statistical Meeting, our “What Kind of Statistician Could You Be?” quiz, and our partnership with The New York Times Learning Network to create “What’s Going On In This Graph?”, we have loved engaging with you this year.
Across the country, ‘statistician’ is being recognized as a top career, opportunities in the field are growing, and colleges are providing more opportunities for students to develop the skills to fill these positions.
We look forward to sharing another year of bright opportunity ahead!
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