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A Closer Look at a SAS Programmer

In last month’s Statistics Online Blog, we focused on the career of biostatistician to learn about specific opportunities for Statistics program graduates. In this month’s blog, we look at the world of SAS Programming to learn what a programmer does and what working in this position may entail. What is SAS Programming? The term ‘SAS’[…] Read More

A Closer Look at a Biostatistician

Considering an education in Statistics, but uncertain what kind of career you might pursue? In this month’s Statistics Online Blog, we learn more about what it means to be a biostatistician. Defining Biostatistics You probably could guess what a biostatistician is by its name, but let’s look deeper into the science in which they work.[…] Read More

Statistics Online: Recent Faculty Awards

Many NC State programs are renowned for their academic rigor and caliber of professorship. That rings true in the Statistics Distance Education Programs, and in this month’s Statistics Online blog, we look at recent faculty awards recipients. Brian Reich, Recipient of the LeRoy & Elva Martin Teaching Award Dr. Brian Reich is a Ph.D. in[…] Read More

Bayesian Statistics: What is it and How is it Different From Other Types of Statistics?

Bayesian statistics is a very special type of probability and data analysis. In this month’s Statistics Online Blog, we talk to Dr. Brian Reich, a professor in the NC State Department of Statistics and a Bayesian statistician. After earning his Ph.D. in Biostatistics in 2005, Dr. Reich joined NC State first as a postdoc and[…] Read More

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