Gertrude M. Cox’s upbringing instilled her with ethics, moral courage, and determination, which, combined with her grand dreams and the genius and tenacity to materialize them, resulted in legendary accomplishments and awed those who knew her.
Samuel W. Greenhouse was one of the founding statisticians at the National Institutes of Health, helped pioneer the use of statistical methods in epidemiological research, and was influential in the early development of the theory and practice of clinical trials. He was also a distinguished Professor of Statistics at the George Washington University.
More and more public and private sector employers are adding statisticians and data analysts to their ranks, but are having a difficult time finding qualified candidates, according to a new national survey released by the Society for Human Resource Management and sponsored by the American Statistical Association.
What can you do with an undergraduate degree in statistics or data science? Read about these individuals who are employed at early stages of a career after graduating from a bachelor’s degree program that included training in statistics or data science.
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“Being a statistician often means being indoors and at a desk for many hours a day, so I am drawn to things that get me outside. I like gardening … Honeybees are essential pollinator insects, so beekeeping seemed a logical step.
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