Loyola University Chicago

Mathematics and Statistics




2013 is the International Year of Statistics

Throughout 2013, participating organizations from over 108 countries will promote the importance of statistics to the scientific community, business and government data users, the media, policymakers, employers, secondary school and college students, and millions of people like you. Many participating organizations are planning seminars, media outreach, and other educational and promotional activities in their countries. You can see what organizations from your country are participating in Statistics2013 and learn more about them by clicking here.

The founding organizations of the International Year of Statistics—also called Statistics2013—are the American Statistical AssociationInstitute of Mathematical StatisticsInternational Biometric SocietyInternational Statistical Institute (and the Bernoulli Society), and Royal Statistical Society. As established by the founding organizations, the campaign’s primary objectives are to do the following:

  • Increase public awareness of the power and impact of statistics on all aspects of society
  • Nurture statistics as a profession, especially among young people
  • Promote creativity and development in the sciences of probability and statistics


A printable version of the publicity flyer is available STAT2013 Flyer.