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[1 Apr 2024 | No Comment | ]

To celebrate MSAM 2024’s theme of Looking to the Past to Predict the Future, the American Statistical Association created a poster and related infographic for teachers to use in their classrooms, hosted a Predict 5 contest, and will host its virtual K-12 science fair.

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.

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[1 Feb 2024 | No Comment | ]
Predict 5 Creators Give Behind-the-Scenes View

Three dedicated ASA members have organized a unique contest for Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month designed to engage high-school, undergraduate, and graduate students.

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[1 Feb 2020 | One Comment | ]

Darrell Philpot traversed a long career in the pharmaceutical industry, engaging in market research, forecasting, survey sampling, and promotion modeling before becoming senior director of data science and advanced analytics at IQVIA. Over the course of his career, Philpot has felt lucky to have been mentored by his college professor, Kermit Hutcheson, as well as Ken Copland and Paul Wilson.