Ann Arbor Chapter of the American Statistical Association

Chapter Officers  President:         Anamaria Kazanis 
                              Vice President:  Keith Thobe
                              Treasurer:          Bonita Singal 
                             Chapter Liaison: Anamaria Kazanis
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Chapter Meetings open to all

Monday, April 8, 2013, 6:00 PM - 6:45 PM (Eastern Standard Time)
PLACE Starbucks State & Liberty, lower level
TIME 6:00pm – 6:45pm
 April the 8th
Election of Officers

~~ Winter 2013 ~~

with Stephanie Casey and Andrew Ross
Upload the curriculum materials from the website below, and bring laptop computers with the 2 files to workshop.
    PLACE  University of Michigan, USB1250
    DATE   31-JAN
    TIME    7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Free Workshops
    PLACE University of Michigan, Angell Hall Computer Lab B
               (also known as Mason Hall 444-B)
     31-JAN   1-3 pm     R         A. Kazanis         
Chapter Meetings open to all
    PLACE  Starbucks State & Liberty, lower level
    TIME    6:00pm – 6:45pm,
    DATE      TOPIC
    31-JAN   Business Meeting 
     1-APR    Business Meeting and Election of Officers
'Member Get A Member' - AnnArborASA will reinburse $10 of membership cost for NEW members of ASA!
SE Michigan Science Fair Special Awards - Statistical Merit
   PLACE Washtenaw Community College
                 Morris Lawrence Building
    DATE   8-MAR
   TIME    6:00pm - 8:30pm
The time for the SE Michigan Science Fair is approaching.
ASA Detroit & Ann Arbor Chapters join to be a Special Awards Judging Committee for those projects showing statistical merit.
Check-in time is 6:00 PM. Generally the event lasts about 3 hours. They do provide food for the judges.
For more information and maps, the website is:
If you are interested in joining us as a Special Awards Judge, contact Karry Roberts -

STATtr@k - Produced by the American Statistical Association, STATtr@k for individuals who are in a statistics program, recently graduated from a statistics program, or recently entered the job world.  

SAS Talks - Webinar series featuring technical presentations by SAS experts.

Discussion - articles on topics of interest ~ Contact:

~~  Past Activities ~~
  •   Journal Club Meeting  -  Articles discussion on ways to handle the pre-test/post-test problem and exploration of the t-test p-value and its relationship to effect size
    • See: Presentations and Class Materials --> Journal Club Papers

  • Workshops:
    • Statistics with Excel
    • Up and Running Series:
      • SAS
      • SPSS
      • R
      • STATA
      • JMP
    • MS Access (Part 1: tables, keys, relationships, queries / Part 2: forms, reports, macros)

  • Speakers Presentations:
    • Research at the Census Bureau, with Roderick Little
    • Principles of Statistical Design, with George Casella
    • Protecting Anonymity in Surveys
    • Engineering Analysis of Tire Failure
    • Constructing a Statistical Model when a Physics Model is Available
~~ Information ~~
Please contact the Ann Arbor Chapter of the ASA by e-mailing