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Portrait of Mitchell Kinney

Broadening the Scope on Statistics Careers

“Autonomy is what will allow exploration to explode in the future. With autonomy, human costs are significantly reduced while we are still reaping the benefits,” says Doctoral Dissertation Fellow Mitchell Kinney about what he learned at his NASA internship. Kinney was originally drawn to a degree in statistics because of the vast array of opportunities. See how Kinney has taken his statistical savvy to NASA and the NFL.
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We Are Hiring

The School of Statistics at the University of Minnesota invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor in the area of statistics.
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Trillions of Dimensions

Statistics professor Snigdhansu Chatterjee conducts statistical research of “big data,” which he has applied to a myriad of projects ranging from climate change to neurodegenerative diseases. “It’s pretty much the only way you can get any other science to operate,” Chatterjea says.
Portrait of Sara Algeri

Universal Search

“The beauty of conducting research in statistics is that you can apply it to whatever you want—even dark matter,” says Assistant Professor Sara Algeri. Algeri is using her PhD in the area of astrostatistics to explore our universe. She joined the faculty this past fall.