In early 2013, the Statistical Society of Canada commissioned a volume of expository articles in celebration of the International Year of Statistics. The resulting book, Statistics in Action: A Canadian Outlook, is being published by Taylor & Francis/CRC Press in March 2014.
Scott R. Evans, a senior research scientist at the Harvard School of Public Health and the director of the Statistical and Data Management Center for the Antibacterial Resistance Leadership Group, is the new executive editor of CHANCE magazine.
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.
“We’re hoping the guidelines and resources will help members and departments craft new statistics programs or revise existing ones to enhance the training of the next generation of students to be able to use data to make decisions. ”