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CSP 2017 Brings Statisticians Face to Face

The 2017 Conference on Statistical Practice was held February 23–25. Four hundred fifty participants gathered at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront in Jacksonville, Florida. 

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Popular Resource for Teachers Now Online

STN began as a paper newsletter mailed out, and then transformed into an electronic newsletter as a PDF. Starting this month, it makes another change to an online magazine called Statistics Teacher (ST). ST will bring together resources from the American Statistical Association and National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, with ASA K–12 Statistical Ambassador Christine Franklin serving as managing editor.

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The ASA/NCTM Joint Committee on Curriculum in Statistics and Probability and the ASA’s education department encourage students and their advisers to participate in its annual poster competition.

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Active Learning Focus of CBMS Joint Statement

A joint statement, Active Learning in Postsecondary Mathematics, released in July of 2016 by the Conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences, calls on the mathematics and statistics communities to make a commitment to create classroom learning environments that encourage students to “try, fail, and not give up.”

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Sara Burns, winner of the John J. Bartko Scholarship; Jami Jackson Mulgrave, winner of the Lester R. Curtin Award; and Jinyuan Liu, winner of the Lingzi Lu Memorial Award, will receive registration and travel support to attend the ASA Conference on Statistical Practice.

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Call for JSM Late-Breaking Session Proposals

Two invited slots have been set aside for sessions that cover technical, scientific, or policy-related topics that have arisen during the one-year period prior to JSM 2017.

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Fritz Scheuren to Give Deming Lecture

The ASA has chosen Fritz Scheuren, senior fellow and vice president in the Center for Excellence in Survey Research at NORC, as the recipient of its 2017 Deming Lecture Award.

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The U.S. Census Bureau’s newly updated Statistics in Schools program provides K–12 teachers the tools to help students understand statistical concepts and improve their data analysis skills.

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Data Challenge on Tap for JSM2017

The ASA Statistical Computing, Government Statistics, and Statistical Graphics sections will sponsor Data Challenge 2017 at JSM in Baltimore, Maryland. The contest is open to anyone interested in participating, including college students and professionals from the private or public sector.

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Applications for the Mary G. and Joseph Natrella Scholarship will be accepted until April 1. The scholarship will support the participation of two students at the Quality and Productivity Research Conference.