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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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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