Wharton Statistics Program “Bursting at the Seams”

Enrollment  in the statistics concentration at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School has grown substantially in recent years, reports Sydney Schaedel of the Daily Pennsylvanian. Schaedel quotes Wharton statistics professor Jean Lemaire as saying, “Enrollment...

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Seattle Times: Statistics Careers are Hot

The Seattle Times has noticed statisticians are in high demand. And it’s no surprise – the Puget Sound area is a hot market for statisticians, where tech companies like Amazon, Zillow, Redfin and Microsoft compete...

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From English Major to Statistician: Meet Cassie DeWitt of the Detroit Fire Department

We recently spoke with statistician Cassie DeWitt about her job as a data analyst at the Detroit Fire Department, where she helps solve problems related to urban transitions and crises using quantitative and spatial analysis....

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Interview with Jill A. Dever, Statistics Program Director at RTI International

What or who inspired you to be a statistician? If I start at the very beginning, I have to blame it on those aggravating math flash cards. My parents worried about my slow progress in...

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More Students Earning Statistics Degrees, But Not Enough To Meet Surging Demand for Statisticians

ALEXANDRIA, VA, OCTOBER 1, 2015 – Statistics is one of the fastest-growing degrees in the U.S., but the growth may not be enough to satisfy the high demand for ­­statisticians in technology, consumer products, health...

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