Additional Features »

[1 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 95 views]

A three-stage rollout of the ASA’s new public awareness campaign—This Is Statistics—has generated a buzz that is spreading word about the initiative within the statistics community and, more importantly, to the campaign’s audiences and the media.

Cover Story »

[1 Sep 2014 | 2 Comments | 2,597 views]
Which Career Path Will You Follow?

There are many routes a statistician can take to reach an area to study. Amstat News asked a few ASA members to answer questions about the paths they took to get where they are today.

President's Corner »

[1 Sep 2014 | 2 Comments | 347 views]

For the September President’s Corner, Nathaniel Schenker invited Andrew Bray, postdoctoral research associate at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, to write about student perspectives on DataFest.

Additional Features »

[1 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 150 views]

The U.S. National Academy of Science William O. Baker Award for Initiatives in Research will be made in the field of statistics and machine learning this year.

Additional Features »

[1 Sep 2014 | One Comment | 183 views]

For students to appreciate why line of best fit is generally implemented by minimizing the sum of the squares of the errors, JSE Editor Michelle Everson suggested that The University of Texas at El Paso’s Lawrence Lesser write a parody of “Beat It.”