Southern California Chapter
The Orange County/Long Beach, San Diego, and Southern California chapters—three chapters in which the late Bob Newcomb played vital roles—sponsored a statistical tribute to him November 15, 2014, at the City of Hope Medical Center in Duarte, California.
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The Southern California and Orange County/Long Beach chapters participated in the 2014 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair May 12–16 in Los Angeles.
The Southern California Chapter of the American Statistical Association will present an applied statistics workshop on Bayesian analysis March 24.
The Southern California Chapter recently had the opportunity to participate in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), which was held May 8–13 in Los Angeles. While this global science competition for high-school students does not have a separate award category for statistics, the ASA was one of many participating organizations that sponsored both judging and awards.
April was a busy month for the Southern California Chapter, which saw its annual workshop, careers day in statistics, and career fair.
The Southern California Chapter held its fifth annual project competition for high-school AP Statistics students on May 15 at City of Hope National Medical Center. A new record of 73 teams (from seven schools) participated.
The Southern California Chapter of the ASA presented its 29th annual Workshop in Applied Statistics on April 30 at the RAND Corporation, in Santa Monica. Carter Butts, professor of sociology at the University of California, Irvine, spoke on social networks.
The Southern California Chapter held its annual fall kickoff November 7 at the Institute of Pure and Applied Mathematics of the University of California, Los Angeles.
The Southern California Chapter held its fourth annual Project Competition for AP Statistics Students on May 30 at the City of Hope Cancer Center in Duarte, California. The competition attracted 47 teams from seven schools—a 47% increase in entries from last year.