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[1 Nov 2014 | 5 Comments | 650 views]

Norman Matloff, professor of computer science at the University of California, Davis, argues that the field of statistics is being eclipsed by other disciplines, notably computer science.

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[1 Oct 2014 | 3 Comments | 921 views]
Time to Embrace a New Identity?

Thomas Speidel discusses the ever-changing statistics profession.

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[1 May 2014 | No Comment | 37 views]

Harvey Goldstein and Murray Aitkin respond to “The Assessment of Teachers: Notes from a Conference” from the January 2014 issue of Amstat News.

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[1 May 2014 | No Comment | 44 views]

Jean D. Gibbons, Russell Professor Emerita of Applied Statistics at the University of Alabama, gives a response to the ‘Academic Salary Survey by Gender.’

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[1 May 2014 | One Comment | 1,042 views]

Lexin Li of North Carolina State University describes how two years in the Silicon Valley causes professor to wonder about statistics’ role in Big Data.

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[1 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 68 views]

Jean Gibbons responds to Ingram Olkin’s Amstat News article, “Where Have All the Tenured Women Gone?”

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[1 Mar 2014 | One Comment | 327 views]

Murray Aitkin comments on the January 2014 Amstat News article, “Trilobites and Us.”

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[1 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 96 views]

On behalf of the Joint Policy Board for Mathematics, David M. Bressoud, Eric M. Friedlander, and C. David Levermore are calling upon the entire mathematical sciences community to achieve much-needed change in undergraduate education in the mathematical sciences.

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[1 Jan 2014 | One Comment | 320 views]

Leanna House and Scotland Leman of Virginia Tech discuss how to change the perception of statistics and the role statistics has in future data science endeavors.

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[1 Jan 2014 | 2 Comments | 982 views]

Ingram Olkin explains the fluctuation of the number of tenured women faculty members within statistics departments.