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Additional Features, Practical Significance »

[1 May 2024 | No Comment | ]

The ASA recently added the open-access journal Data Science in Science to its portfolio of publications and Practical Significance co-hosts Donna LaLonde and Ron Wasserstein interviewed the journal’s founding editor, David Matteson, during a recent podcast episode. If you missed it, you can tune in here.

Education »

[1 Dec 2023 | No Comment | ]

The competitions offer opportunities for students to formulate questions and collect, analyze, and draw conclusions from data. Winners will be recognized in Amstat News and receive plaques, cash prizes, certificates, and calculators.

Featured, JEDI Corner »

[2 Jan 2023 | Comments Off on JEDI Corner: From Visualization to ‘Sensification’ | ]
JEDI Corner: From Visualization to ‘Sensification’

Data visualization and exploratory data analysis have been recognized in recent decades as important parts of statistics, but visualization excludes people with visual impairments, an increasingly important issue as the population gets older. How can statisticians and analysts provide some of the benefits of the dataviz revolution?

Member News, People News »

[2 Jan 2023 | Comments Off on UConn Sports Analytics Symposium Boasts New Features | ]

The fourth UConn Sports Analytics Symposium was supported by a three-year conference grant from the National Science Foundation and included a data challenge.

Significance Highlights »

[1 Oct 2022 | Comments Off on August Issue Features Data from Middle Ages, Data Viz Heroes | ]

Digging for data from the medieval ages occupies James Walker, John Lee, and Stephen Broadberry in the August issue of Significance. They use ancient statistical documents, including arguably the most famous of them all—Domesday Book, published in 1086—to painstakingly reconstruct the medieval economy.

Education, Featured »

[1 Oct 2022 | Comments Off on What’s Going On in This Graph? Begins Sixth Year | ]
What’s Going On in This Graph? Begins Sixth Year

Led by Sharon Hessney and designed for students in grades 7 and above, the program helps teachers lead class discussions about graphs appearing in The New York Times.

Award Deadlines and Information, Member News »

[1 Mar 2022 | Comments Off on Rousseeuw Prize for Statistics Comes with $1M Award, Recognition | ]

The King Baudouin Foundation—a large public utility foundation in Belgium—recently established the Rousseeuw Prize for Statistics, which comes with a $1 million award. Nominations will be accepted until March 31.

Columns, Stats4Good »

[1 Jan 2022 | Comments Off on Data for Good: The Year in Review | ]

David Corliss looks back on 2021 and discusses both the challenges and opportunities the Data for Good community had.

Cover Story »

[1 Aug 2021 | Comments Off on ASA 2021 Data Visualization Poster and Statistics Project Competitions Winners Announced | ]
ASA 2021 Data Visualization Poster and Statistics Project Competitions Winners Announced

First-place winners receive $300, a certificate, and grade-appropriate graphing calculators for themselves and their advisers provided by Texas Instruments. Second-place winners receive $200 and a certificate; third-place winners receive $100 and a certificate; and honorable mentions receive certificates.

Departments, Meetings »

[1 Dec 2020 | Comments Off on Virtual WSDS Maintains Connection Among Participants | ]

More than 350 people attended the virtual WSDS. The conference themes are Share Knowledge, Build Community, and Grow Influence, which are represented in the sessions and poster presentations.