Greetings all:  Below is an email from Leanna Moron, regarding Mason's - American Statistical Association's (ASA) meeting:


Dear GMU statistics students,

My name is Leanna Moron and I serve as the president of the George Mason University chapter of the American Statistical Association along with Dr. Kenneth Strazzeri as our faculty advisor. 

Are you interested in learning more about what it's like to work as a statistician, data analyst or data scientist? Want to gain hands-on experience working with data? Want to learn more about the field of statistics?

Then come join the GMU chapter of the American Statistical Association. Our first meeting will be on Thursday, September 8th 6:30-7:30pm in ENGR 2901.

Meetings will be on Thursdays at 6:30pm in the engineering building room 1608 after the first meeting. 

A few opportunities: 
- ASA is having an Election Presidential ContestSubmissions are due October 24, 2016 by 5 PM. We will discuss this more at our first
There is a Sports Analytics Webinar on Wednesday, September 14th at 5 PM.  Interested in a career in sports analytics? This webinar with top sports statisticians will tell you all about the field. For more info:

Here is the tentative meeting schedule for the semester:

Also, our DataFest team from last semester is featured in ASA's Amstat News on page 12:

Finally, enjoy the last few days of summer vacation and have a great first week of school. I look forward to seeing many of you at our first meeting on the 8th. Feel free to invite your statistically inclined friends.

Best regards,

Leanna Moron
President, George Mason Chapter of the American Statistical Association