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The American Statistical Association awarded the fourth Causality in Statistics Education Prize to Onyebuchi Arah, professor of epidemiology in the Fielding School of Public Health at the University of California, Los Angeles, and Arvid Sjölander, associate professor at the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden.

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Ann Cannon, chair of the department of mathematics and statistics at Cornell College, suggested teachers from her local school district attend Meeting Within a Meeting at JSM. She was pleasantly surprised when she learned five of the teachers went.

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Adedayo Adepoju of the department of statistics at the University of Ibadan attended the Joint Statistical Meetings in Chicago as the 2016 Educational Ambassador to participate in continuing education courses.

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The third biennial Electronic Conference on Teaching Statistics (eCOTS), hosted by the Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education (CAUSE), took place online May 16–20 with the theme “Changing with Technology.”

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2016 Poster and Project Competition Winners

The American Statistical Association is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Poster Competition and Project Competition, which featured creative studies from high-school students across the country.

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The Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education (CAUSE) in conjunction with the American Statistical Association is accepting applications for its seventh annual undergraduate statistics project competition (USPROC).

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The 2016 Electronic Conference on Teaching Statistics (eCOTS) will be held online May 16–20 to spark new ideas for how to change with technology, help bring existing ideas to fruition, and provide a forum for us to learn from and engage with each other.

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Christine Franklin Named First ASA K–12 Statistical Ambassador

The ASA is pleased to announce Christine Franklin, a recognized leader in K–12 statistics education, as the inaugural ASA K–12 Statistical Ambassador.

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GAISE 2016: Update  and Request for Feedback

A committee assembled through the Section on Statistical Education has taken on revising and updating the Guidelines for Assessment and Instruction in Statistics Education (GAISE) College Report, originally endorsed by the ASA in 2005.

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The Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education (CAUSE) and the ASA sponsored the first electronic undergraduate statistics conference in October. More than 200 undergraduate students and their professors participated.