Statistics—It’s not what you think it is.
With a career in statistics you can:
Statisticians Making A Difference
October 28, 2016
Statisticians are making the world a better place. From improving agricultural production to combating human rights abuses, the ways in which statisticians have a positive impact on society are numerous. Watch several accomplished statisticians describe the social impact of their work.Find Out More
The Latest on the Blog
November 23, 2020
In this year’s Fall Data Challenge, Get Out the Vote, 56 teams of 66 high school and 61 undergraduate students submitted their recommendations on how…
October 26, 2020
Statistics improves our lives—including our mental health! In our newest This is Statistics video, learn how data from research and…
October 20, 2020
This is Statistics’ fifth annual Fall Data Challenge, Get Out the Vote, is right around the corner! You and your classmates will have the opportunity…
Meet a Statistician
Florence Nightingale Florence Nightingale was a pioneer in visual representation of statistics. She developed the modern circular histogram to present complicated statistical reports in a straightforward way. Nightingale also initiated improved medical care in India through her comprehensive statistical analysis of the country’s sanitation system. More
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