December 27, 2017
Thank you for joining us this year in our celebration of statistics and the amazing opportunities it offers.
From competitions like Statsketball and the Police Data Challenge, to the Joint Statistical Meeting, our “What Kind of Statistician Could You Be?” quiz, and our partnership with The New York Times Learning Network to create “What’s Going On In This Graph?”, we have loved engaging with you this year.
Across the country, ‘statistician’ is being recognized as a top career, opportunities in the field are growing, and colleges are providing more opportunities for students to develop the skills to fill these positions.
We look forward to sharing another year of bright opportunity ahead!
ASA’s Public Health Data Challenge is underway, turning the spotlight on how statistics can be used to address the opioid addiction crisis. In 2016, more Americans lost their lives to opioid overdoses than car crashes. Drug overdose is now the leading cause of injury death in the U.S., but we can use statistics to reduce…
American Statistical Association’s (ASA) annual fall data challenge for students is back! This year’s Public Health Data Challenge will turn the spotlight on the impact statistics has to improve public health with a focus on the opioid addiction crisis. If you want to learn first-hand how statistics can make a difference in the world, this is the contest for…