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New Degree Programs for the Hottest Job of 2017

Demand for employees with statistical skills continues to soar. According to Glassdoor, the top job of 2017 is data scientist. In addition to this, three more of the top 10 professions rely on data analysis skills,...

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What’s Going On in This Graph? ASA and The New York Times Learning Network Launch New Feature

This is Statistics is excited to share that the American Statistical Association (ASA), our founding organization, is partnering with The New York Times Learning Network to help students like you understand and explore statistics through the newspaper’s reporting.   Mark your calendars, because starting on Sept....

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Back to School! What to Expect from a Statistics Course

Gather your pencil bouquets and don your corduroy—it’s back to school season! From labs to group projects, there may be some hard work ahead, but if you’re taking a statistics course, there are also plenty...

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Visualize This: Statistician Nathan Yau Helps Non-Experts Understand Data

Nathan Yau is a statistician best known for being the author of the highly successful FlowingData.com, a blog on visualization, statistics, and information design. Nathan graduated from University of California, Los Angeles, with a doctorate in...

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Stats in Action: How One Data Journalist Writes an Article 

Nick Thieme is an AAAS Mass Media Fellow with the sponsorship of the American Statistical Association, working at Slate Magazine over the summer months. Through this series, he gives us a glimpse behind the scenes of his...

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