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Which Career Path Will You Follow?

There are many routes a statistician can take to reach an area to study. Amstat News asked a few ASA members to answer questions about the paths they took to get where they are today.

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President's Corner »

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For the September President’s Corner, Nathaniel Schenker invited Andrew Bray, postdoctoral research associate at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, to write about student perspectives on DataFest.

Additional Features »

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The U.S. National Academy of Science William O. Baker Award for Initiatives in Research will be made in the field of statistics and machine learning this year.

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For students to appreciate why line of best fit is generally implemented by minimizing the sum of the squares of the errors, JSE Editor Michelle Everson suggested that The University of Texas at El Paso’s Lawrence Lesser write a parody of “Beat It.”

Statisticians in History »

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Statistician in history—Oliver William Bourn Peabody

Additional Features »

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Here is a list of certain historical events that occurred during the month of September.

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Amstat News asked three ASA members to give us a glimpse into their work day.

Featured »

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Analytics Evolution

Analytics is the process of generating data-driven knowledge, insights, and improved decisions by the integrated application of technologies such as computers, operational research, and statistics.

Statisticians in History »

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Statistician in history—Edward Jarvis

Statisticians in History »

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Statistician in history—Joseph Barlow Felt

Statisticians in History »

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Statistician in history—Richard Fletcher

Trivia Challenge »

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The ASA’s Trivia Challenge is a fun way to read Amstat News and learn about the ASA. Every month, there will be three questions asked here, with the answers scattered throughout the magazine. Whoever has the most correct answers at the end of each quarter will be entered into a drawing to win a 175th anniversary T-shirt!

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The 21st meeting of the Biopharmaceutical Applied Statistics Symposium (BASS XXI) will be held November 3–7 at the Crowne Plaza Washington DC-Rockville. At least 16 one-hour tutorials on diverse topics pertinent to the research, clinical development, and regulation of pharmaceuticals will be presented.

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Which Career Path Will You Follow?

There are many routes a statistician can take to reach an area to study. Amstat News asked a few ASA members to answer questions about the paths they took to get where they are today.