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The 2015 ASA educational ambassador—Mohammad Shafiqur Rahman, associate professor of applied statistics at the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh— attended the Joint Statistical Meetings in Seattle to participate in Continuing Education (CE) courses.

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More than 450 statistics educators gathered at Penn State May 28–30 for the largest U.S. Conference on Teaching Statistics.

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The American Statistical Association/National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Joint Committee on Curriculum in Statistics and Probability sponsored a Beyond AP Statistics (BAPS) workshop at the annual Joint Statistical Meetings.

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The American Statistical Association sponsored Meeting Within a Meeting (MWM)—a two-day statistics workshop for middle- and high-school mathematics and science teachers—August 11–12 at the 2015 Joint Statistical Meetings in Seattle, Washington.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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The United States Conference on Teaching Statistics 2015 will be held May 28–30 at the Penn Stater Hotel & Conference Center in State College, Pennsylvania. The theme of this year’s conference is “Making Connections.”

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The Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education in conjunction with the ASA is accepting applications for its sixth annual undergraduate statistics project competition. Get the details here.

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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.