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Statsketball 2018: Congratulations to our Winners!

Statsketball 2018 pitted 189 student teams against each other to predict the outcomes of the 2018 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament using statistics. The two contests included the “Pick ‘Em”: Upset Challenge to predict the winners...

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Celebrating Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month

It’s finally April, which can only mean one thing… Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month is here! The effort began in 1986, when President Ronald Reagan proclaimed Mathematics Awareness Week and has since grown to include...

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Video: Statistics is For Everyone

Statisticians work across a range of diverse fields, including human rights advocacy, healthcare and journalism. And, as a Rochester Institute of Technology student Cho Yau says in our latest video: “Smart is the new sexy.”...

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Statsketball: Predictions & Trends from the Submissions

How are your NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament brackets playing out? As the judges review the entries and March Madness kicks off, here is your chance to glimpse behind the curtain and see what stats and...

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St. Patrick’s Day: The Statistics Legacy Behind Guinness

St. Patrick’s Day: The Statistics Legacy Behind Guinness

William Sealy Gosset worked at the Guinness brewery in Dublin, Ireland, in 1904 as an experimental brewer. His job was to experiment with the process to improve the taste while also increasing quantity and decreasing costs. In...

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