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!
This is Statistics’ fifth annual Fall Data Challenge, Get Out the Vote, is right around the corner! You and your classmates will have the opportunity to work in teams to apply your statistical skills to real voter-turnout data and provide insights to inspire more people to vote in the upcoming election. The submission window opens on October 19. With contest submissions opening soon, we want to introduce the real-life statisticians, with experience in election…
The 2020 Fall Data Challenge: Get Out the Vote submission window is almost here! In preparation, you can begin reviewing the dataset with your team now. For this year’s challenge, all submissions must utilize the IPUMS-ASA U.S. Voting Behaviors dataset. This rich dataset includes information about voting behaviors in the U.S. over the past 14 years, including 28 variables…