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Statistician was ranked #1 in Best Business Jobs, #2 in Best STEM Jobs, and #2 in the 100 Best Jobs overall in the 2019 U.S. News Best Jobs Rankings! We have now made the list four years in a row, signaling just how much our field has grown.

Beyond Campus: M-I-Z in K.C. 2019

“Data in Motion: How Sports Analytics Is Changing the Game”

Professor of Statistics Christopher Wikle
Assistant Professor of Statistics Erin Schliep

DataFest 2019 at Mizzou

What Is ASA DataFestTM?

Winemiller Excellence Fund Data Analytics Awards

2019 Black Migrations Symposium

“Black Migrations Symposium”  Co-sponsored by the Department of Black Studies and Department of Statistics, February 7-8, 2019, to coincide with the theme of Black History Month (2019).

Introduction to Python for Statistics Short Course

by Steven Stehnach, Data Scientist 


Assistant Professor 

Department of Statistics, College of Arts and Sciences (primary) and Center for Biomedical Informatics, School of Medicine (secondary) University of Missouri

Position Description         

Prof. Lori Thombs

Prof. Lori Thombs is elected as the President of the Southern Regional Council on Statistics (SRCOS). SRCOS is the primary organization for statistics programs in the southern half of the US.  This is a great honor for the statistics department and University of Missouri. Congratulations Prof.

David Reynolds

“My summer internship with the National Center for Education Statistics, which I found on the American Statistical Association website, offered me the opportunity to use my education to directly impact the public good. I performed a variety of tasks from responding to inquiries from data users to