Category Archives: Statistics

Human nature, how we teach math, and the birthday problem

I’ve spent a few weeks wondering what I can write about for my first post here. I’m a first-year PhD student with an endless supply of questions but without much wisdom or insight to share yet about my short graduate … Continue reading

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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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