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New Undergraduate Data Science Programs

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. Last month in Amstat News, we profiled five new undergraduate data science programs. Here are a few more.

A Statistician's View »

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Jay Devore, professor emeritus of statistics at California Polytechnic State University, writes this month about the value of membership in the American Statistical Association.

Cover Story, Education »

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2015 Poster, Project Competitions Showcase Winners

The American Statistical Association is pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 Poster Competition and Project Competition.

Departments, Featured, Meetings »

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JSM 2016 Invited Session Proposals Sought

The program committee is soliciting proposals for invited sessions for the 2016 Joint Statistical Meetings in Chicago.

A Statistician's View, Additional Features, Departments »

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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.

Biometrics, Departments, Section News »

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The Biometrics Section readies for JSM 2015.

Departments, Meetings »

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Here is a list of the JSM 2016 Program Committee members.

Departments, Meetings »

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Check out some of Seattle’s attractions beyond the convention center.

Departments, The World of Statistics »

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The United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) is gearing up for World Statistics Day 2015, and The World of Statistics is joining the agency to help promote the celebration to statistical organizations around the globe.

Education »

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The Guidelines for Assessment and Instruction in Statistics Education (GAISE) College Report, originally endorsed by the ASA in 2005, has had a profound effect on the teaching of statistics. However, advances in technology alone warrant a re-evaluation of it.