Similar to the ASA, the broad objective of a chapter is to promote statistics and its applications. Here, Alex Hanlon and James Cochran explain the purpose of the ASA’s chapters and how you can participate in them.
Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering in Mathematical and Statistical Sciences is a relatively new funding opportunity managed by the Division of Mathematical Sciences of the National Science Foundation. The next submission window is November 25 to December 9.
The International Year of Statistics sponsored a photo contest for students in grades/years 7–12 to mark the end of the year-long celebration of statistical science. Take a look to find out who won and peruse their pictures.
Just over three months into the current fiscal year, Congress and the president finalized the fiscal year 2014 (FY14) budgets, a move facilitated by the December budget deal easing sequestration for both FY14 and FY15.
The release in 2012 and widespread adoption in most states of the Common Core State Standard for Mathematics have dramatically increased the amount of statistical content and expectations for teaching statistics in grades 6–12.
Amstat News is the monthly membership magazine of the American Statistical Association, bringing you news and notices of the ASA, its chapters, its sections, and its members. Other departments in the magazine include announcements and news of upcoming meetings, continuing education courses, and statistics awards.