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Back to School! What to Expect from a Statistics Course

Gather your pencil bouquets and don your corduroy—it’s back to school season! From labs to group projects, there may be some hard work ahead, but if you’re taking a statistics course, there are also plenty...

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Visualize This: Statistician Nathan Yau Helps Non-Experts Understand Data

Nathan Yau is a statistician best known for being the author of the highly successful FlowingData.com, a blog on visualization, statistics, and information design. Nathan graduated from University of California, Los Angeles, with a doctorate in...

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Stats in Action: How One Data Journalist Writes an Article 

Nick Thieme is an AAAS Mass Media Fellow with the sponsorship of the American Statistical Association, working at Slate Magazine over the summer months. Through this series, he gives us a glimpse behind the scenes of his...

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Celebrating National Book Lovers Day

On National Book Lovers Day August 9th, we asked you to share your favorite books relating to statistics and data science on Facebook and Twitter. We created a list with those recommendations and added a...

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Join This is Statistics for One of the Largest Statistical Events in the World

  This Saturday through next Thursday, more than 6,000 professionals from 52 countries will meet in Baltimore, MD, to discuss our favorite subject: statistics. The 2017 Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM), the annual gathering of the...

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