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Holiday Roundup: This is Statistics Most Popular Posts of 2017

This year brought a wide range of content on the This is Statistics news page. Over the past 12 months, we offered quizzes, contests, statistician profiles, and more. Of all the posts authored here, here...

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Creating a Solution with Statistics, One E.Coli Colony at a Time

Ana Humphrey, a junior at T. C. Williams High School in Alexandria, VA, is not your average student. As a national science fair winner, founder of two organizations, and creator of an innovative, low-cost approach...

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What’s Going On In This Graph?

ASA and The New York Times Learning Network released a brand new “What’s Going On In This Graph?” this morning. Each month of the academic year (September to May), this ongoing feature shares a graph...

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Commemorating Human Rights Day

Human Rights Day, celebrated worldwide on December 10, is the anniversary of the United Nations adopting the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948. The American Statistical Association (ASA) and its members support this initiative...

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Police Data Challenge: Winner Recommendations

Police Data Challenge: Congratulations to our Winners!

In this fall’s Police Data Challenge competition, more than 70 incredible teams submitted their thoughtful analyses, using crime data sets from Baltimore, Seattle, and Cincinnati. Just like the real statisticians working with today’s police departments,...

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