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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.

Department News

Max Hill ’20 (left) and Stefanie Ochoa ’20 (right)

Gilman Scholarships Enable Two Students to Study Abroad

Stefanie Ochoa ’20 will study in Shanghai, China, and Max Hill ’20 will explore how cities work on four continents, thanks to the Gilman Scholarships they received to study abroad.

Students to Present at 2016 Electronic Undergraduate Statistics Research

Two groups of Grinnell students will be giving plenary talks on their Undergraduate Statistics Project Competition (USPROC) award winning research at the 2016 Electronic Undergraduate Statistics…

Carver Grant helps Grinnell Faculty, Students Think Big (Data)

$200,000 grant will support building a comprehensive curriculum in data science.

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