Author Archives: Samantha Tyner


About Samantha Tyner

I'm a first year graduate student in statistics at Iowa State University. (The Cyclones, not the Hawkeyes!) I graduated from Augustana College in Rock Island, IL in May 2012 with a BA in Mathematics, Economics, and French. I don't have a website yet, but I promise I'll put it here as soon as I do! (That's a summer project!) So instead, here's a paper I worked on for the REU I did in Summer 2011 at Valparaiso University with 2 great guys and our fantastic advisor, Lara Pudwell. Special thanks to Brian Katz for recruiting me to write for this blog!

Follow the Yellow Brick Road!

From what I have gathered in my first one and two-thirds semesters of graduate school, beginning a graduate program in statistics is a lot different than beginning a graduate program in mathematics. First, all students in their first year of … Continue reading

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Math vs. Stats: A Fight to the…Bank?

Hi there!  This is my first time writing a blog post, so I hope you enjoy it!  My name is Samantha Tyner, and I’m a first year grad student in Statistics at Iowa State University.  I graduated from Augustana College … Continue reading

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