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[1 Mar 2015 | No Comment | 39 views]

Statistics—the science of learning from data—is the fastest-growing science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) undergraduate degree in the United States over the last four years, an analysis of federal government education data conducted by the ASA revealed.

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[1 Feb 2015 | 2 Comments | 780 views]

Mark van der Laan looks at how statisticians can contribute to the world of Big Data and data science.

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[1 Feb 2015 | No Comment | 35 views]

Award deadlines and information for February 2015.

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Submissions Wanted for JSM 2015 Late-Breaking Sessions

There is still the opportunity to organize late-breaking sessions for JSM 2015. Any member of the sponsoring organizations or partner societies can propose such a session.

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[1 Jan 2015 | No Comment | 190 views]
Guidelines for Undergraduate Programs in Statistical Science Updated

The updated ASA Curriculum Guidelines for Undergraduate Programs in Statistical Science were adopted in November by the ASA Board of Directors.

Departments, The World of Statistics »

[1 Dec 2014 | No Comment | 112 views]

Here is the latest news from The World of Statistics.

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[1 Dec 2014 | No Comment | 193 views]

A list of internship opportunities is posted on STATtr@k, the new professional’s website.

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[1 Dec 2014 | One Comment | 349 views]
JSM 2015: Call for Abstracts, Chairs

The JSM 2015 Program Committee is looking for members to participate in this year’s conference. The theme is “Statistics: Making Better Decisions.”

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[1 Nov 2014 | One Comment | 162 views]
ASA Gears up for Conference on Statistical Practice

The fourth annual ASA Conference on Statistical Practice will take place February 19 – 21 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Attendees will have opportunities to learn new statistical methodologies and best practices in statistical analysis, design, consulting, and statistical programming. Early registration for the conference closes on January 5.

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[1 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 79 views]

The University of Auckland’s Chris Wild writes that the universe of data, big and otherwise, is growing explosively, and argues we have to find ways to get much further, much faster—to open our students’ eyes to an enormously wider world of possibility, opportunity, and excitement.