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Support Wanted for Statistical Literacy Campaign

Last year, the Royal Statistical Society came up with a strategy to promote the public understanding of statistics. Here, they discuss the launch of their 10-year campaign, called getstats, which they hope will improve society’s ability to read, interpret, and critique data.

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William (Bill) I. Notz, a professor at The Ohio State University, recently approached the ASA with an offer to fund an award that recognizes the best paper published in the Journal of Statistics Education (JSE) each year.

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Veronika Czellar of HEC Paris was honored recently with the Best y-BIS Paper Award, valued at $1,000 and sponsored by the ASA and National Institute of Statistical Sciences.

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Global statistical capacity building is the way in which statisticians can understand and constructively respond to global and local phenomena in real time and over time. JSM, with the help of ASA leadership, has acted as a catalyst for identifying and distilling the components of statistical capacity, particularly in ensuring evidence-based decisions and policymaking.

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This month’s member spotlight is on Ming Ying Lisa Chu-Weininger, a statistics teacher at the University of Houston-Clear Lake.