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Thank You, 2016 Donors

In 2016, a total of just about $163,000 was raised in support of ASA programs, which is nearly 15% more than 2015’s total.

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Additional Features, News and Announcements »

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The University of Alabama will host an NIH-funded short course, titled “Strengthening Causal Inference in Behavioral Obesity Research,” at the University of Alabama at Birmingham July 24–28.

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The Joint Program in Survey Methodology—with faculty from the University of Maryland, University of Michigan, and Westat—is introducing new programs to respond to the ever-increasing use of Big Data and the corresponding need for methods of analysis and inference.

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The 2017 ASA election opens March 15 at 12:01 a.m. ET and closes May 1 at 11:59 p.m. PT. Make sure you’re ready.

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ASA is sponsoring the 4th IEEE International Conference on Data Science and Advanced Analytics (DSAA2017), which provides a forum for researchers, industry practitioners, and Big Data users to exchange ideas and discuss best practices of applications and the latest theoretical developments in data science and analytics.

President's Corner »

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ASA President Barry D. Nussbaum’s initiatives focus on communications, youth, and the engagement of our largest growing professional sector—Asian statisticians.

Biometrics, Section News »

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Want to volunteer at JSM 2017? Contact the biometrics section’s program chair, Barbara Engelhardt.

Alabama, Chapter News, Member News »

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The Alabama Chapter hosted a mini-conference November 11 at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Approximately 50 people attended, and ASA President Barry D. Nussbaum spoke.

Departments, Meetings »

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Sara Burns, winner of the John J. Bartko Scholarship; Jami Jackson Mulgrave, winner of the Lester R. Curtin Award; and Jinyuan Liu, winner of the Lingzi Lu Memorial Award, will receive registration and travel support to attend the ASA Conference on Statistical Practice.

Physical and Engineering Sciences, Section News »

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Greg Steeno discusses the 60th Fall Technical Conference and Greg Piepel talks about the SPES Marquardt Memorial Speakers Program.

Award Deadlines and Information, Member News »

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Nominate a distinguished statistician for the 2017 Roger Herriot Award for Innovation in Federal Statistics and Gertrude M. Cox Award.

Chapter News, Member News, San Antonio »

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The San Antonio Chapter, in collaboration with the department of management science and statistics and ASA student chapter at The University of Texas at San Antonio, promoted statistical literacy and supported the Saint Matthews Catholic School STEM club in December.

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Approximately 150 participants from various countries attended the International Conference on Analysis of Repeated Measures Data at Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban of the University of Dhaka.

Member News, People News »

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News and information about members of the ASA highlighted in the February issue.

Additional Features »

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A high-school student, working on a research project about careers in statistics, emailed ASA President Barry D. Nussbaum a few questions. Nussbaum answers them here.

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Winners of Prediction 2016 used sophisticated statistical methods to predict state-by-state and overall percentage outcomes with greater accuracy than more than 450 students across the United States.

Quality and Productivity, Section News »

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The 2017 Quality and Productivity Research Conference will be hosted by the University of Connecticut (UConn) and held in Storrs June 13–15.

Additional Features, Staff Spotlight »

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Lateesha Bailey-Gordon is the newest member of the ASA’s customer service team.

President's Corner »

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In her last President’s Corner column, Jessica Utts addresses two relatively unrelated themes—the ASA’s transition to Barry Nussbaum as president and the new president of the United States.

Member News, Quality and Productivity, Section News »

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The outgoing Quality and Productivity Section chair notes how the section participated in a number of conferences in 2016. The section is also sponsoring the Q&P research conference and calling for abstract submissions.

Columns, Science Policy »

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This month’s guest science policy columnist is Arthur Kennickell. He makes suggestions for SOI to continue its success over the next century as it faces new challenges, demands, and opportunities. Kennickell’s suggestions also may help other federal statistical agencies.

Departments, Meetings »

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CSP provides opportunities for attendees to learn new statistical methodologies and best practices in statistical analysis, design, consulting, and statistical programming.

Medical Devices and Diagnostics, Member News, Section News »

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The Medical Devices and Diagnostics Section will sponsor a student paper competition for the Joint Statistical Meetings in Baltimore.

Additional Features, Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports Highlights »

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Highlights from the September 2016 issue of the Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports (JQAS) includes three articles with applications to soccer, tennis, and tournament scheduling.

Biometrics, Member News, Section News »

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News from the Biometrics section of the ASA in the November issue of Amstat News.

Additional Features »

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The National Science Foundation announced Transdisciplinary Research in Principles of Data Science (TRIPODS), which “aims to bring together the statistics, mathematics, and theoretical computer science communities to develop the theoretical foundations of data science through integrated research and training activities.”

Award Deadlines and Information, Featured, Member News »

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Award Deadlines and Information for 2016–2017

Deadlines and contact information for ASA national awards, special lectureships, and COPSS awards