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!
Meet Sharon Hessney, the Educator Behind the New York Times Learning Network’s “What’s Going On In This Graph?”
Sharon Hessney is an award-winning mathematics teacher in Boston and graph curator for the New York Times Learning Network’s “What’s Going In This Graph?” feature. She gave This is Statistics an in-depth look into her work and advice for students looking to start careers in the statistics field. Who inspired you to work in statistics education? The Advanced Placement Statistics community of experienced statistics teachers. AP Statistics emphasizes…
Thanks to all the students, parents and teachers who celebrated 2020 graduates with us by entering the June #StatsGrad contest! We’ve enjoyed looking through the your messages and videos submitted during our 2020 #StatsGrad contest. We’re excited to announce Erin Bugbee as this year’s winner! Erin received her Bachelor of Science degree with honors in statistics and Bachelor of Arts degree in behavioral decision sciences from Brown University. She is excited to continue her studies at Carnegie Mellon University as a behavioral decision…