Earn a Degree in Statistics For a Career in a Growing Field

March 21st, 2014 by

Most people are familiar with the statistics that are regularly quoted in newspapers and TV news reports. GDP growth, inflation and the unemployment rate have become household topics, but few people know much about the people who are responsible for compiling these statistics. Statisticians utilize statistical methods to gather and study data and solve real-world issues in the sciences, engineering, commerce, banking and numerous other fields.[...] Read More...

Study Reveals Which Jobs Are Likely To Be Replaced By Computers

February 26th, 2014 by

The effects of outsourcing have played a role in the US labor market for a long time. In recent years, however, the power and speed of technological change has increasingly been singled out as a cause of job losses. Employees in the service industry, such as sales people and cashiers, are in the process of being replaced by auto-service terminals.[...] Read More...

Educational Leader Talks About The Value Of Higher Education

February 5th, 2014 by

The current president of the University of Missouri System, Tim Wolfe, recently discussed his life experiences and views of the future for young Americans in an interview with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Wolfe was involved in the business world for more than 30 years, working for large companies such as IBM, where he was in charge of thousands of employees through times of major change. When he became the University of Missouri System’s 23rd president, he expected the job to be filled with strategic plans and budgets as well as meetings with campus leaders and legislators on how to prepare for the future.[...] Read More...