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How Can You Apply Statistics to a Career?

By Martha Stillman
Faculty Member, Mathematics at American Public University

Statistics is one of the most fascinating – and well rewarded – professional fields you can choose to pursue. Here is a brief overview of the field. Statistics are used all around us for a wide variety of applications and statistics jobs are to be found in virtually every industry and service sector.

Women in STEM: What are the Barriers to Entering Technical Fields?

Interview with Dr. Novadean Watson-Stone and Dr. Francesca Catalano

What is currently the biggest challenge to women entering the field of science, technology, engineering and math, also known as STEM? It's about providing direction in careers, as well as boosting confidence in these technical fields that may be holding women back. The time to harvest these highly sought after technical skills should be cultivated early on.