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[1 May 2021 | Comments Off on Forget March Madness! Students Test Probability Skills with March Randomness | ]

The ASA’s outreach campaign, ThisIsStatistics, launched a new contest for its annual spring challenge: March Randomness, a month-long competition that encouraged middle- and high-school students and college undergraduates to test their probability intuition skills.

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[1 Jan 2021 | Comments Off on 2020 Fall Data Challenge Winners Announced | ]

In this year’s Fall Data Challenge, “Get Out the Vote,” 56 teams submitted recommendations for increasing voter turnout using voting behavior data provided by IPUMS.

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[1 Feb 2018 | Comments Off on ThisIsStatistics Challenges Students to Apply Stats Skills for Greater Good | ]
<em>This</em>IsStatistics Challenges Students to Apply Stats Skills for Greater Good

The ASA’s public education campaign, ThisIsStatistics, expanded its educational footprint in 2017 with events including the Police Data Challenge, Statsketball, and What’s Going On in This Graph.

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[1 Nov 2016 | Comments Off on ASA’s Public Education Campaign Showcases the Significance of Statistics to Students | ]

From sports to elections, diversity, career guidance videos, and workforce surveys, the ASA’s public education campaign, ThisIsStatistics, has engaged students and teachers in dynamic new ways, all to showcase the value of statistics to society.

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[1 Feb 2016 | Comments Off on New Book Series on Statistical Reasoning in Science and Society Launched | ]

The ASA recently partnered with Chapman & Hall/CRC Press to launch a book series describing in simple, nontechnical ways how statisticians approach problems, and how they make a difference. The editors welcome book ideas.

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[25 Jun 2015 | Comments Off on Meet the President’s Invited Speaker, Learn About This is Statistics | ]

David Morganstein interviews the President’s Invited Speaker Christine Fox. Also, he shares what others have to say about the new PR campaign: This is Statistics.