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[1 Mar 2024 | No Comment | ]

Ginger Holt’s journey into the world of statistics and data science began in Fort Worth, Texas, fueled by a family passion for education. She pursued an undergraduate degree in industrial engineering at Texas A&M University and eventually earned a PhD in statistics from Rice University. She loved her first job as assistant professor at the University of Virginia but did not love pursuing research funding, so she transitioned into industry work. Currently at DataBricks, Holt plays a pivotal role in unifying forecasting processes across different domains. Leading her team, she focuses on building tooling in data engineering and data science, aiming to make these processes scalable not only for DataBricks but also for its customers. Her favorite aspect of a career in data science is its ability to foster new learning opportunities.

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[2 Jan 2024 | No Comment | ]

The International Conference on Data Science aimed to provide an overview of state-of-the-art research in statistical learning and data science, add diverse voices to the global debate in this area, and enrich the interdisciplinary dialogue between theory and application.


[31 Jul 2023 | No Comment | ]

On April 21, 2021, the American Statistical Association became a full member of CSAB, joining the world’s two largest professional and technical societies for computing—the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and the IEEE Computer Society (IEEE-CS). This month, Practical Significance co-hosts Donna LaLonde and Ron Wasserstein welcome to the show newly appointed CSAB Executive Director Andrew (Andy) Phillips to get an update on data science accreditation. In addition to data science programs, CSAB is the lead ABET member society for accreditation of degree programs in computer science, cybersecurity, information systems, …

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[1 Jan 2022 | Comments Off on People News for January 2022 | ]

See what ASA members have been up to lately in the January 2022 People News update.

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[1 Jul 2021 | Comments Off on State of the Science and Engineering Data Infrastructure: National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics | ]
State of the Science and Engineering Data Infrastructure: National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics

Three experts discuss the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, which provides data on science and engineering enterprise; collects essential data on STEM education; provides research and development activities, funding, and infrastructure; and supports data innovations.

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[1 Jul 2021 | Comments Off on JSDSE Calls for Papers About Teaching Reproducibility and Responsible Workflow | ]

Submissions at all levels of education (primary through graduate programs and continuing education) are welcome.

A Statistician's Life, Celebrating Women in Statistics »

[1 Mar 2021 | Comments Off on Marina Vannucci | ]

Marina Vannucci was recognized early in her career with the Italian Statistical Society’s prize for “Best Doctoral Thesis in Statistics.” The prize gave her confidence in her abilities as a researcher and launched her professional career in academia. Now, as a professor, she savors advising students and watching them grow into independent researchers. Service is another aspect of her professional career she enjoys and she never shies away from challenging roles. She is particularly proud of her work as editor-in-chief of Bayesian Analysis and editor of the Journal of the American Statistical Association, Theory & Methods section.

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[1 Jan 2021 | One Comment | ]
Eight Statisticians Honored by AAAS

In November, the American Association for the Advancement of Science council elected nearly 500 members as fellows. A virtual induction ceremony for the 489 newly elected fellows will take place on February 13.

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[1 Nov 2020 | Comments Off on Deadlines and Contact Information for Select ASA National Awards, Special Lectureships, and COPSS Awards | ]

The ASA’s extensive awards program recognizes statisticians who have made outstanding contributions through research, teaching, consulting, and service to the association and statistical profession.

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[1 May 2018 | Comments Off on Princeton Graduate Student Awarded ASA/AAAS Mass Media Fellowship | ]

Irineo Cabreros, a fourth-year PhD student at Princeton with John Storey, has been selected as the ASA’s 2018 AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellow.