Calling All Students: Are You Ready for the 2018 Statsketball Tournament?
March 1, 2018
The countdown for the 2018 NCAA Basketball Tournament starts now, and it’s up to you to use statistics – the science of learning from data – to determine who will win in the 2018 Statsketball Tournament!
If you’re a sports and stats fan, put your statistical theories and models to the test with two challenges:
Enter by March 14 for your chance to win prizes and take a deep dive into what it takes to be a Statistician, among top jobs in 2018.
Stay tuned for more updates from us to guide you along the way.
The ball is in your court!
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It’s almost time to announce the winner of the This is Statistics March Randomness spring contest! During this inaugural competition, teams of high school and undergraduate students used their probability intuition to predict outcomes of 16 simple random experiments that used dice, balls, cards, and coins. Before we reveal the winning team later this week,…