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03-17-2015

Career Panel for Students

There has been an enormous increase in the amount of data available in virtually every field.  With a background in Statistics or Mathematics, you have the opportunity to use your skills to make a difference in the world, and make a living at the same time.

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02-20-2015

Mathematics Professor Dan Archdeacon Dies After 33-Year Career at UVM

Dan Archdeacon, an intellectually engaging teacher, world-renowned scholar and highly respected colleague who joined the University of Vermont's Department of Mathematics in 1982, passed away this week. Archdeacon held a secondary appointment in the Department of Computer Science. Previously, he held an appointment at the ...

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02-13-2015

Statistics Colloquium on Wed., February 18

Todd MacKenzie, Biostatistician with Dartmouth's School of Medicine, Community & Family Medicine, and The Dartmouth Institute will speak on Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 4:00PM in Lafayette 302.

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02-09-2015

F-Bombs Notwithstanding, All Languages Skew Toward Happiness

In 1969, two psychologists at the University of Illinois proposed what they called the Pollyanna Hypothesis—the idea that there is a universal human tendency to use positive words more frequently than negative ones. “Put even more simply,” they wrote, “humans tend to look on (and talk about) the bright side of life.” It ...

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