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Public Relations Campaign Now in Second Year

As this year gets under way, ASA President David Morganstein is asking association members to share news of the This Is Statistics campaign and its promotional resources with students, parents, teachers, and education administrators in their communities. “It is critical that ASA members get involved in this awareness campaign,” said Morganstein. “A thousand voices speaking as one are more powerful and effective than a single voice. By spreading the word about the This Is Statistics campaign, you will make new connections that otherwise will not be established.“

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Meet Sara Davidson, the ASA’s newest graphic designer/publications coordinator.

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The 22nd meeting of the Biopharmaceutical Applied Statistics Symposium (BASS XXII) will be at the Crowne Plaza Washington DC-Rockville.

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The Government Accountability Office recommended that the FBI develop a framework for validation and statistical approaches for future investigations, with which the FBI agreed.

Member News, Obituaries, People News »

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For a complete listing of the most recent members’ obituaries, click here.

Member News, Section News, Survey Research Methods »

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The section looks back on a busy year and forward to upcoming events in 2015.

Chapter News, Member News, Orange County Long Beach, Southern California Chapter »

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The Orange County/Long Beach, San Diego, and Southern California chapters—three chapters in which the late Bob Newcomb played vital roles—sponsored a statistical tribute to him November 15, 2014, at the City of Hope Medical Center in Duarte, California.

A Statistician's View, Departments »

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Mark van der Laan looks at how statisticians can contribute to the world of Big Data and data science.

Biometrics, Member News, Section News »

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Are you part of the Biometrics Section and want to get more involved in JSM? Consider volunteering to chair a session. The ASA Biometrics Section also invites applications for funding to support career-development efforts for assistant professors or associate/full professors interested in moving into a new research area. A one-page application is due February 15.

Boston, Chapter News, Member News »

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The Boston Chapter held a symposium and banquet this past December to celebrate the ASA’s 175th anniversary. The event, with the theme “Future of Statistics,” was held at Simmons College, only a few miles from the original ASA meeting place on 15 Cornhill.

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In the October issue of Amstat News, SPAIG asked for comments on Big Data and declining response. Here are the results.

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The Nonclinical Biostatistics Conference will take place in Villanova, Pennsylvania, in October.

Member News, Physical and Engineering Sciences, Section News »

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Plans are under way for the 22nd ASA/IMS Spring Research Conference, which will take place in May.

Additional Features, Technometrics Highlights »

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Here is a summary of the articles that appear in the February issue of Technometrics.

Biopharmaceutical, Member News, Section News »

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The Biopharmaceutical Section congratulates its JSM 2014 poster award winners.

Award Deadlines and Information, Departments, Member News »

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Award deadlines and information for February 2015.

Additional Features »

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Here is a list of our lifetime members.

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We wanted to know how departments are keeping pace with the increased interest in statistics, so we asked the heads of some of the largest and fastest-growing statistics departments to respond to few questions.

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Why is the paleoclimate group at SAMSI a success? Two of the six participants, Bala Rajaratnam and Elizabeth Mannshardt share their reasons.

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The National Institute of Statistical Sciences’ 8th annual International Total Survey Error Workshop fostered an exchange of ideas and preliminary research findings toward a better understanding of total survey error.

President's Corner »

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ASA President David Morganstein talks to Eric Vance, Virginia Tech associate research professor, about mentoring.

Cover Story »

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Public Relations Campaign Now in Second Year

As this year gets under way, ASA President David Morganstein is asking association members to share news of the This Is Statistics campaign and its promotional resources with students, parents, teachers, and education administrators in their communities. “It is critical that ASA members get involved in this awareness campaign,” said Morganstein. “A thousand voices speaking as one are more powerful and effective than a single voice. By spreading the word about the This Is Statistics campaign, you will make new connections that otherwise will not be established.“