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Posts from ‘August, 2009’

Research Experience at James Madison University

Hello everyone.  My name is Christopher Tait and I am a senior here at Hampden-Sydney.  I am a Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, and Mathematical Economics major.  I attended a Research Experience for Undergraduates(REU) at James Madison University this summer.  Dr. Pendergrass asked me to blog about my experience researching at JMU this summer.  The REU included eight […]

Statistics In Demand

The New York Times has an article today on a hot new newly hot field – statistics: I keep saying that the sexy job in the next 10 years will be statisticians,” said Hal Varian, chief economist at Google. “And I’m not kidding.” The real driver is actually a combination of analytical and computer skills. […]