University Edition

4月 202017
 

Year after year SAS is recognized globally for its workplace culture, including 19 straight years, and counting, on Fortune magazine’s elite list of Best Companies to Work For. But SAS isn’t just an employer of choice for experienced professionals, it’s also a great place for students and recent graduates too. [...]

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2月 282017
 

Did you know that… Scientists have concluded that the chicken came first, not the egg, because the protein which makes the egg shells is only produced by hens. Source A toaster uses almost half as much energy as a full-sized oven. Source The London Eye in England is the largest [...]

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12月 082016
 

Thanksgiving turkey, Blue Jays playoff baseball, and SAS ANALYTICS all in one day! Thanksgiving is a wonderful holiday. The air is crisp, fall colours are at their peak, family and friends abound, and a veritable feast is at hand. This year was especially good because Thanksgiving Day included three of […]

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9月 152016
 

As we continue our Student in Analytics series, we chat with Lucy D’Agostino. Lucy is a PhD student at Vanderbilt University studying biostatics. She believes SAS is an essential tool to have in your “tool belt” -- and something that will give you an advantage in your career. Listen to […]

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9月 022016
 

Not long ago, the well-equipped student entering the job market would only need a degree on their resume. Now, certifications and other advanced skills developed outside of a degree program are becoming essential. In response to growing market demands and the increased importance of analytics, data science, and big data […]

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8月 312016
 

SAS Global Forum 2017 will be held at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort, April 2-5, 2017. At SAS Global Forum 2016, the first ever Student Symposium was held. It provided the perfect platform for teams of postsecondary students to showcase their analytical skills and compete with their […]

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8月 262016
 

With the analytics skills gap and rise in big data, there’s never been a better time to study analytics. In this series, Students in Analytics, I’ll interview several students and recent grads about why they’re pursuing degrees in analytics. Jason Bentley is a PhD student at the University of Sydney. […]

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8月 222016
 

As I mentioned in Part I of this SAS Back to School Guide, SAS offers many options for teaching and learning SAS at low or no cost. Below, I’ll go into a little more detail on what’s included, common installation questions, license renewals and more. You may also want to […]

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5月 042015
 

I just returned from SAS Global Forum, where more than 250 students took advantage of the opportunity to participate in this annual gathering of analytically-minded SAS lovers. While the learning experiences at SAS Global Forum are bountiful, there are a wealth of opportunities available to students year-round. When I first […]

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4月 282015
 

If you follow this blog, I am sure that you have heard that SAS® University Edition is free SAS software that can be used for teaching and learning statistics and quantitative methods. Now, we are celebrating its 1st Anniversary! In this time, it has been downloaded over 252,000 times. Thus, thousands […]

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