[1 Mar 2016 | Comments Off on Statisticians Talk About Leadership | 403 views]
With the growing awareness that leadership competency among statisticians is instrumental in advancing our profession, Amanda Golbeck presents quotes from leading statisticians on a broad range of statistics leadership topics.
[1 Mar 2016 | Comments Off on Two NSF-CBMS Conferences Planned for 2016 | 59 views]
The National Science Foundation and Conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences will support two regional research conferences in 2016 intended to stimulate interest and activity in mathematical research.
The 2015–2016 academic salary survey includes both faculty and nonfaculty statisticians and biostatisticians. We received responses from 64 institutions in the United States. The data included 956 faculty and 128 nonfaculty statisticians, with gender information. The quartiles and 90th percentile for relevant categories are provided in the summary tables.
[1 Mar 2016 | Comments Off on Teaching Intro Stats Students to Think with Data | 709 views]
With a year having passed since the release of the ASA Curriculum Guidelines for Undergraduate Programs in Statistical Science–and data science programs and courses burgeoning across the United States–Amstat News asked several educators about how they were changing their intro stats courses so students have “appropriate capacity to ‘think with data’.”
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.