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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Data Scientist Shannon Cebron on Why She Loves Coming to Work

Shannon is a data scientist at Pegged Software, a Baltimore-based tech company that is revolutionizing the hiring process to make it work better for employees and employers. She has a bachelor’s and a master’s degree...

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“I Wish I Had Taken a Class in Statistics,” Writes Journalist

We’ve been hearing a lot lately about the value of a statistics education for career success, no matter the field. But we hear less about the advantage statistical literacy can give each of us in...

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Statistician Among Top Three Jobs for Millennials

Young Invincibles, an advocacy group focused on economic issues facing young adults, recently ranked the best jobs for Millennials, and statistician tied for third place, beating out better-known jobs like computer scientist, software developer, and...

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Social Media Helps Statisticians Track Foodborne Illness and Improve Disaster Response

Social media has power beyond serving as an outlet for self-expression and a place to share pretty pictures of donuts with friends. Statisticians are tapping into the data produced by social media posts and making...

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