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A Statistician's Life, Additional Features, Celebrating Women in Statistics »

[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.

Featured, JEDI Corner »

[1 Mar 2023 | Comments Off on A Year in Review: JEDI Student and Young Professionals Committee | ]
A Year in Review: JEDI Student and Young Professionals Committee

Lydia Gibson looks back at 2022 and discusses all the ASA JEDI Student and Young Professionals Committee accomplished.

President's Corner »

[1 Mar 2023 | Comments Off on Operator, Can You Help Me Place This Call? | ]

This month, Dionne Price discusses her goal of showing off the amazing work being done by the ASA community and asks for your ideas and suggestions.

Departments, Meetings »

[1 Oct 2021 | Comments Off on 2021 SPAIG Award Honors Two Collaborations | ]

The first award presented honors the collaboration between Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Duke University, International Drug Development Institute, and multiple other institutions representing academe, government, and industry that contributed to the Intermediate Clinical Endpoints of Prostate Cancer (ICECaP) initiative. The second recognizes the joint collaboration on the COVIDcast project between eight partners, spanning all three sectors and spearheaded by the Delphi research group at Carnegie Mellon University.

Columns, Featured, Stats4Good »

[1 Mar 2020 | Comments Off on Data for Good Social Media Content: Step by Step | ]
Data for Good Social Media Content: Step by Step

Creating and sharing social media content is an important way to support Data for Good activities and reach a wider audience. Davide Corliss shares best practices for creating and sharing videos on social platforms.

Columns, Stats4Good »

[1 Feb 2020 | Comments Off on Social Media Resources for Data for Good Projects | ]

In this, the first of a two-part series, David Corliss looks at how social media channels can play an important supporting role in Data for Good projects.

Featured »

[1 Jan 2020 | Comments Off on Summary of JSM 2019 Session on Formal Privacy: Making an Impact at Large Organizations | ]
Summary of JSM 2019 Session on Formal Privacy: Making an Impact at Large Organizations

The Committee on Privacy and Confidentiality organized a JSM session that featured four experts who have implemented formal privacy models or variants of differential privacy.

Chapter News, Member News, North Carolina »

[1 Oct 2019 | Comments Off on North Carolina Chapter Hosts Workshop on Social Media | ]

The North Carolina Chapter held a mini-workshop, titled “LinkedIn and Your Professional Presence on Social Media” at SAMSI.

Featured »

[1 Sep 2013 | 3 Comments | ]
Incorporating Social Media in the Statistics Classroom

Michelle Everson shares some tips for using Facebook and Twitter in an introductory statistics course.

Additional Features, Journal of Statistics and Data Science Education Highlights »

[1 Aug 2013 | Comments Off on New Year Brings Changes | ]

The Journal of Statistics Educations celebrates its 20th anniversary.