Women a Growing Force in Statistics and Data Science, Reports Washington Post

Unlike many science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields, the field of statistical science attracts a relatively large share of women, even in leadership positions, Washington Post’s Brigid Schulte recently reported in “Women Flocking to Statistics.”...

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Statistician Jen Van Mullekom Plays an Important Role at Dupont

Jen Van Mullekom is a statistician at DuPont where she helps the science company make informed decisions for a variety of problems and scenarios. Jen calls herself an “accidental statistician” because she set out to...

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Wall Street Journal Reports on CIO’s Growing Demand for Data Scientists

Companies need data scientists, and a lot of them, writes Clint Boulton in a recent article for the Wall Street Journal. Chief information officers are having a hard time finding enough candidates with the right...

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Three Professors Explain How Statistical Science is More Than Numbers

Terry Speed, professor of bioinformatics at U.C. Berkeley, makes a strong case along with two other professors about why students should learn statistics. Speed points out that statistical science is applied to just about every...

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Wall Street Journal: Statisticians Lured to High-Tech Jobs Offering Good Salaries and Interesting Work

Statisticians, also known as data scientists, are highly sought after by everyone from banks to retailers to app developers, reports Elizabeth Dwoskin of the Wall Street Journal. In fact, their skills are so rare that...

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