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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.

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Fall Data Challenge 2020: Congratulations to our Winners!

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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…

Video: How Statistics is Making an Impact in Mental Health

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Statistics improves our lives—including our mental health! In our newest This is Statistics video, learn how data from research and…

Fall Data Challenge 2020: Meet the Judges

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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…

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meet-stat1Florence 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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