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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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[1 Jun 2015 | No Comment | 144 views]

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.

Education »

[1 Mar 2015 | No Comment | 210 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.

Departments, Education »

[1 Jan 2015 | One Comment | 235 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.

Additional Features, Departments, Education »

[1 Dec 2014 | No Comment | 209 views]

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

Departments, Education »

[1 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 82 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.

Departments, Education, Meetings »

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Six $400 scholarships from ASA’s Quality and Productivity Section were awarded to students to attend this past JSM in Boston, Massachusetts.