Statisticians in History »

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William Gemmell Cochran was born on July 15, 1909, in Rutherglen, Scotland, arguably the oldest royal burgh in the country. Cochran and his one brother had a typical childhood for a middle-class family, and Cochran did well in school winning many prizes for academics. This set the stage for his higher education experience; first place in the University of Glasgow Bursary Competition placed him in that school for his first degree, and the Logan Medal for the best Faculty of Arts student and a scholarship put him at Cambridge to …

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What Is Mentoring, and Why Is It a Good Thing?

Terry Speed explores the definition of mentoring. Is it a one-to-one, face-to-face interaction, or can it be something more?

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Want to get involved in gathering election data? It’s a great way to engender enthusiasm and appreciation for the role of statistics in public policy.

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On Academic Mentoring

Murali Haran and David Hunter believe mentoring is a skill that needs to be honed. Here, they offer tips on how to improve your mentoring skills and enhance your role as a mentor.

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Peer-to-Peer Mentoring: How It Fits into the Statistics Living Learning Community at Purdue

Mark Ward discusses the Living Learning Community at Purdue and shares his tips on peer-to-peer mentoring.