On behalf of the Joint Policy Board for Mathematics, David M. Bressoud, Eric M. Friedlander, and C. David Levermore are calling upon the entire mathematical sciences community to achieve much-needed change in undergraduate education in the mathematical sciences.
The C. R. and Bhargavi Rao Prize was established to recognize outstanding and influential innovations in the theory and practice of mathematical statistics, international leadership in directing statistical research, and pioneering contributions by a recognized leader in the field of statistics.
Many U.S. federal statistical agencies came together on November 13 and 14, 2013, to celebrate the International Year of Statistics at a symposium held at the Bureau of Labor Statistics conference center in Washington, DC.
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“We’re hoping the guidelines and resources will help members and departments craft new statistics programs or revise existing ones to enhance the training of the next generation of students to be able to use data to make decisions. ”