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[1 Mar 2016 | No Comment | 399 views]

With such a vast array of similar programs available, many students feel uneasy when thinking about which programs they would be asked to use in a professional setting.

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[1 Nov 2015 | One Comment | 372 views]
Statisticians in Sierra Leone

Dana Haberling and Jodi Vanden Eng both spent some time working as statisticians in Sierra Leone. Here, they share their experiences.

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[1 Aug 2015 | 3 Comments | 356 views]
Management Tips from Reyna—My Cleaning Lady

Statistician Mark Otto learns a tip or two about organization and management from his cleaning lady, Renya.

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[1 Jul 2015 | One Comment | 289 views]
Applied JSM

There are many applied sessions taking place at this year’s JSM in Seattle. Here, Chuck Kincaid sorts through some of the best opportunities and lists them for you.

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[1 May 2015 | 5 Comments | 230 views]
Cultural Values, Statistical Displays

Ian Crandell, from Virginia Tech, visited Nigeria this past January and shares what he learned about cross-cultural statistical collaboration.

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[1 Oct 2014 | One Comment | 1,234 views]
You Are the Master of Your Master’s

Natalie Cheung Hall discusses the benefits of having a master’s degree.

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[1 Jun 2014 | 2 Comments | 460 views]
Masters Without Borders

Marcos Carzolio reflects on his summer in Mozambique collecting, cleaning, and analyzing data.

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[1 Feb 2014 | 8 Comments | 1,694 views]
Type IV Errors: How Collaboration Can Lead to Simpler Analyses

Jonathan Stallings talks about the lessons he learned while being a lead statistical collaborator at Virginia Tech’s Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Statistical Analysis.

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[1 Jan 2014 | Comments Off on Increasing the Visibility of the Statistics Profession | 232 views]

Sharon Murray of GlaxoSmithKline, Amarjot Kaur of Merck Research Laboratories, and Jennifer Gauvin of GlaxoSmithKline share some of the ideas for increasing visibility that arose during a panel discussion organized by the members of the Committee on Applied Statisticians.

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[1 Nov 2013 | Comments Off on Developing Successful Career Relationships: Leveraging Mentoring, Coaching, and Sponsorship | 810 views]
Developing Successful Career Relationships: Leveraging Mentoring, Coaching, and Sponsorship

There is more to career growth than being mentored. Here, Sara Kalicin illustrates how coaching, and sponsoring are also needed to leverage a persons career.