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Students from area high schools, accompanied by their teachers, met to take a mock AP statistics exam hosted by the George Mason University Department of Statistics.

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The June 2015 issue of the Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports (JQAS) showcases a variety of sports applications, as well as a diverse set of statistical and modeling approaches..

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ASA Experts Make Meaningful Contribution

Students at James Baldwin High School in New York City, considered whether the lottery hurts or harms communities. On the off chance he would respond, they emailed Ron Wasserstein, asking him to provide additional assistance and review their project.

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Murray Aitkin responded to Mark van der Laan’s piece, “Statistics as a Science, Not an Art: The Way to Survive in Data Science.” He agrees with van der Laan’s first issue—the role of consulting statisticians—but cites a different view on the role of statistical theory in the kinds of analysis statisticians use.

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We invited Barry Johnson, head of the IRS Statistics of Income Division, to respond to a few questions so readers could learn more about him and the agency he leads.

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At the Capitol Hill Exhibition of the Coalition for National Science Funding, the ASA featured the Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI) booth titled “SAMSI: Fostering Research Innovations in Statistics and Mathematics for Data-Centered Science.”

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The May issue of The American Statistician is devoted to a celebration of the ASA’s 175th anniversary.

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The number of undergraduate statistics degrees has nearly doubled in the last four years—making it the fastest growing STEM degree—and master’s degrees are also growing quickly. Further, the number of universities granting undergrad statistics degrees has increased from the 74 in 2003 to more than 110 last year.
In the April issue of Amstat News, we profiled five of the largest and fastest-growing undergraduate U.S. statistics programs. This month, we look at new undergraduate data science programs.
 
Northern Kentucky University
Bachelor of Science in Data Science
Number of students currently enrolled: 23
First students expected …

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The Nonclinical Biostatistics Leaders’ Forum announces a call for nominations for best nonclinical statistical application paper published during 2011–2014.

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Applied JSM

There are many applied sessions taking place at this year’s JSM in Seattle. Here, Chuck Kincaid sorts through some of the best opportunities and lists them for you.