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[1 Sep 2011 | Comments Off on Good Mentors Are All Around Us: Seek Them Out! | 1,727 views]

Anyone can be a mentor, however it takes hard work to train our future problemsolvers. A mentor is an excellent listener. He or she listens with the intent to understand and share experiences that the person being mentored can use. Here, Sastry Pantula, head of the Division of Mathematical Sciences at the National Science Foundation offers advice and shares ways to become a great mentor.

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[1 Sep 2011 | One Comment | 3,679 views]

Margaret E. Martin is both an economist and statistician by professional and academic training. Read about her career and how she has become known for her leadership and contributions to the federal statistical system.

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Statisticians Have Large Role to Play in Web Analytics

Web and business analytics are two areas that are becoming increasingly popular. Vincent Granville, founder of AnalyticBridge, demonstrates how a new type of statistician is critical to optimizing these “big data” business applications.

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How Not to Get Lost in Translation: Tips for Communicating with International Peers

Many statisticians are working alongside colleagues from different countries, though it is not always easy to understand people from different backgrounds. Yoko Adachi, research associate at Kitasato University, offers advice about how to work with international peers.

Additional Features, Statisticians in History »

[1 Sep 2011 | Comments Off on Joseph Steinberg: Part of the Golden Age of the Census Bureau | 1,816 views]

Joseph Steinberg was part of the U.S. Census Bureau’s “Golden Age.” Here is a look at his distinguished career as a public servant and statistician in the private sector.