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This past October, the North Carolina Chapter of the ASA organized the International Conference on Advances in Interdisciplinary Statistics and Combinatorics at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. The conference featured diverse academic sessions, including wild fires management, environment, anthropology, medicine, insurance, weather modeling, and network security. Highlighted were the research, teaching, and service contributions of many ASA members in North Carolina.
AP Statistics teachers at Menlo Atherton High School recently invited several San Francisco Bay Area Chapter members to speak to students about careers in statistics. Chapter volunteers visited the school for the first time in 2011 and were invited back to offer a broader perspective. View photos and learn more about the event.
The ASA’s Kansas-Western Missouri Chapter recently cooperated with area universities to induct 35 students into Mu Sigma Rho, the national honor society for statistics.
Any group of statisticians at a nonacademic institution or comprising a chapter or section of a statistical society may apply to be an affiliate chapter of Mu Sigma Rho. Since most of the universities in the Kansas-Western Missouri Chapter’s area do not have enough students to establish their own chapters and all ASA chapters are automatically affiliate chapters, the Kansas-Western Missouri Chapter asked universities in the area …
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Continuing a two-decades–long tradition as a joint special awards team at the Southeast Michigan Science Fair, nine members of the Detroit and Ann Arbor ASA chapters judged projects on March 9. The team gave out three levels of special awards for projects exhibiting varying levels of use of statistics: certificates of recognition, certificates of merit, and awards of excellence.