The use of statistical methods to acquire useful information and make decisions from data is becoming an indispensable skill in a wide variety of fields and careers. The Statistics concentration focuses on learning from data in the presence of uncertainty. While the concentration does require mathematical rigor, the major emphasis is on the application of statistical methods, quantitative reasoning, visualization, computation, and communication skills required when working with data from multiple disciplines.
Where social issues and data analysis intersect.
Lester Alemán ’07 champions diversity at TEDxGrinnell.
Jessi L. Smith will deliver Scholars' Convocation on diversity and inclusivity in STEM fields.
First- and second-year students explore the world of math research.
The Grinnell Science Project pre-orientation program primes students for academic success.
Prof. Chamberland will be a member of the editorial board for the magazine Math Horizons from 2014-2018. Math Horizons, published four times a year, is a vibrant and accessible forum for mathematics, especially with students in mind. You can find issues of this magazine spread across the Math Commons.
Representatives from Nationwide Insurance will be on campus Tuesday, Sept 17 to discuss the actuarial profession and recruit for summer internships or careers. There will be a MASSS with the representatives, at noon in Noyce 2022 , and there will be individual meetings to talk to them in the afternoon. They will also have an all-campus presentation on the actuarial field at 4:15 PM in JRC 209.
The facility includes refurbished teaching and research laboratories, classroom and office space, a science library, a computer laboratory, and several study areas. The addition connects two of the wings with a courtyard in between. The building houses the departments of biology, chemistry, mathematics and computer science, physics, and psychology. Containing modern scientific equipment and instrumentation, the facility has laboratories, classrooms, and seminar rooms, which are equipped with electronic and other modern instructional tools. The building also houses the Kistle Science Library and the Physics Historical Museum. In the northeast section of the building, a greenhouse is used as an instructional and research facility.