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Globe Trotting, Presenting and Teaching: It’s All in a Day’s Work for Statistics Professor Kimberly Sellers

The American Statistical Association recently spoke with Georgetown University Professor Kimberly Sellers to learn more about what it’s like to be a statistics professor. Below is an excerpt of the interview originally published in Amstat...

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Obama Campaign’s Data Chief on How Data Scientists Make a Difference

We recently spoke with Rayid Ghani, chief data scientist of President Obama’s 2012 election campaign and a senior fellow at the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago. He’s also head of the Schmidt...

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Forbes: Data Scientist Among Top Jobs in Engineering and IT

Those pursuing a career in engineering or information technology might want to consider a job in data science, writes Susan Adams of Forbes magazine. In her recent article, “The Best Jobs in Engineering and IT,”...

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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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