Students at James Baldwin High School in New York City, considered whether the lottery hurts or harms communities. On the off chance he would respond, they emailed Ron Wasserstein, asking him to provide additional assistance and review their project.
At the Capitol Hill Exhibition of the Coalition for National Science Funding, the ASA featured the Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI) booth titled “SAMSI: Fostering Research Innovations in Statistics and Mathematics for Data-Centered Science.”
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