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.
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.”
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.
MISC. PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
Penn State World Campus
Drexel University School of Public Health
George Mason University
Group Health Research Institute
North Carolina State University
U.S. Census Bureau
The University of Iowa
University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine
University of South Florida
JMP, software from SAS
SAS Institute Inc.