Spring 2022 Issue


Spring 2022 Issue

Letter from the Editor, John Keighley
Welcome to the spring 2022 issue of Chapter Chatter, the newsletter for and about ASA Chapters. The Council of Chapter Governing Board (COCGB) established this publication to foster improved communications...Read more
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Upcoming Events


The Western Tennessee Chapter is sponsoring a workshop on Causal Mediation Analyses on March 30...Read more

The Council of Chapters Traveling Courses provide low-cost courses for ASA Chapters.
Due to COVID-19, 2022 traveling courses are being offered in either virtual or in-person formats. The chapter and presenter must agree on the format while selecting a date... Read more

Recent News & Highlights


Arizona Chapter
The Arizona Chapter organized two virtual events: a career panel discussion about local professionals held for the Arizona State University’s ASA student chapter and an ASA DataFest competition for Arizona’s public universities...Read more

Boston Chapter

The Boston Chapter of the American Statistical Association (serving members in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine) established the Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award to acknowledge a variety of statistics education accomplishments...Read more

Cincinnati Chapter
In November 2021, the Cincinnati Chapter hosted Douglas Gunzler and Adam Perzynski, both from Case Western Reserve University, and Adam Carle, from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, for a half-day ASA short course on structural equation modeling with health-related outcome measures...Read more

Connecticut Chapter
The Connecticut Chapter recently started the Connecticut High School Outreach Program. The pilot program kicks off this month with eight high schools in Connecticut. This program aims to bring professional statisticians and statistics college students into Connecticut high schools to ignite interest in the statistical profession through the following opportunities...Read more

Kansas-Western Missouri Chapter
Plans are progressing for the 15th Annual Innovations in Design Analysis and Dissemination (IDAD): Frontiers in Biostatistics and Data Science conference, jointly sponsored by the Kansas Chapter and department of biostatistics and data science at the University of Kansas Medical Center. It will be held virtually April 21–22. Some of the planned events include the following...Read more

NYC Metro Area Chapter
The NYC Metro Area Chapter hosted a virtual symposium on teaching statistics November 2, 2021. The presenters were David Draper (UC Santa Cruz), Gwynn Sturdevant (Harvard), Andrew Gelman (Columbia), David Spiegelhalter (Cambridge), and David Rindskopf (CUNY Graduate Center). Topics included...Read more

San Antonio Chapter
After getting off to a shaky start, the San Antonio Chapter is adapting to the new remote-presence world with an increased set of online materials and presentations. Chapter President Joel Michalek kicked off the new year with a Zoom presentation, "Bayesian Analysis of Clinical Studies"...Read more

Officer Tips & Information


Chapter Newsletter Spotlight: the Chicago Chapter's Parameter
Parameter, the monthly newsletter of the Chicago Chapter, has been in continuous publication for more than 50 years. It is a vital communication vehicle to keep our members and friends informed about chapter activities and happenings in the statistics and data science communities at large...Read more


ASA Chapter Stimulus Funding Program
The Chapter Stimulus Funding Program is designed to elevate chapter enthusiasm and stimulate growth in chapter membership. These funds can be used for new initiatives or activities the chapter is already doing but wants to improve...Read more


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