SXSW EDU Goes Virtual: The Superpower Every Student Needs

What’s the superpower every student needs? Statistics, of course.

This Wednesday, April 29, two experts will present on this important topic as part of SXSW EDU’s virtual roundup to replace this year’s cancelled event.

View the recorded presentation here

In this online session, Dr. Samuel Echevarria-Cruz, Dean of Liberal Arts, Social and Behavioral Sciences at Austin Community College, and Rob Santos, Vice President and Chief Methodologist at The Urban Institute, will lead a discussion about how statistics—the science of learning from data—is the new superpower every student needs in their studies and career.

Statistics influences industries as varied as sports, fashion, public health and more, and continues to increase in its importance and opportunities. In fact, statistician was named the #1 Best Business Job and #6 among the top 100 Best Jobs by U.S. News & World Report.

Now more than ever, it’s a great time to take a statistics class and prepare yourself for a bright future.

 

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