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Fall Data Challenge for Students

Launched last year with the Police Data Challenge, the This is Statistics fall contest is an annual tradition. Each seasonal event engages students to explore datasets on an important hot topic, putting their statistics skills...

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Back to School with Stats: ‘What’s Going On in This Graph?’ is Now Weekly!

Are you taking a statistics course this year? If you are, congratulations! You’re in for a fun and challenging course that will build important skills for your future, no matter what career you choose. Here’s what you can expect in the year ahead.   But...

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Back to School: 3 Reasons to Get Excited for Your Statistics Course

Dust off your calculator and crack open a brand-new notebook, because we’re celebrating back to school season!   If you’ve signed up for a statistics course, congratulations on this exciting opportunity for your future. And if you haven’t, here’s what you’re missing out on: Statisticians have...

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#LeadWithStatistics: JSM 2018

Last week, This is Statistics joined more than 6,000 professionals from 52 countries around the world in Vancouver for the annual Joint Statistical Meeting (JSM). This year’s theme was #LeadWithStatistics, which highlights how to demonstrate...

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Leslie McClure: Careers in Biostatistics Research

Prof. Leslie McClure, Ph.D., M.S., uses her expertise in biostatistics to pursue diverse interests ranging from statistical methodology to environmental epidemiology. In addition, Leslie researches racial and geographic disparities in diseases and the role that...

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