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Women in Statistics and Data Science: A Conference to Empower

This year’s WSDS featured speakers are Cynthia Clark, Stacy Lindborg, Wendy Martinez, and Bin Yu. Here, they reflect on their long careers, share advice for the future, and discuss the topic they plan to talk about at WSDS.

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Donate your little-used statistics books and lectures to the Research Methods Library of Alexandria (RMLA) in Egypt to improve statistical literacy in developing countries.

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The alliance is a partnership of faculty committed to ensuring “every under-represented or underserved American student with the talent and the ambition has the opportunity to earn a doctoral degree in a math science.”

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Meet the the ASA’s new public relations manager, Jill Talley.

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Obituaries for June 2016

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In this invited session organized by the Caucus for Women in Statistics, speakers will talk about important statistical ideas and pivotal roles that statistics and statisticians have played in scientific discovery and social progress, as well as emerging challenges to statistics.

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The latest news from the ASA’s Biopharmaceutical Section, including information about its 2016 mentoring program.

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Become a Women in Statistics and Data Science sponsor and show your support of women in the statistics and data science communities.

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The latest news from the ASA’s Biometrics Section, including a call for invited session ideas for JSM 2017 and recently awarded funding.

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News and information about members of the ASA highlighted in the June issue. For a complete listing of news and information about ASA members, click here.

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The San Antonio Chapter honors Clifford Spiegelman for his excellence in research, statistical consultation, and service to the statistical community.

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The Career Development Committee provides resources relevant to you at each stage of your career, including several important sessions this year at JSM 2016 in Chicago.

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Chicago native Mary Jeanne Kwasny walks you through the many activities within a few hours’ drive of the city.

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The latest news from the ASA’s Quality and Productivity (Q&P) Section, including its topic-contributed and contributed sessions at this year’s JSM.

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To better emphasize the unique interdisciplinary nature of statistics and its foundational role in the field of data science, the ASA’s Section on Statistical Learning and Data Mining has revised its charter and changed its name to the Section on Statistical Learning and Data Science.

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The multidisciplinary team of five students from the ASA’s George Mason University Student Chapter participated in the weekend-long Big Data analysis competition April 8–10.

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In recognition of statistics being one of three foundational areas of data science, the ASA is cosponsoring the 2016 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Data Science and Advanced Analytics (DSAA’2016) October 17–19, 2016, in Montréal.

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Olkin was a mentor, friend, role model, leader, and legend in the statistical community and beyond.

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ASA President Jessica Utts explores Nightingale’s powerful lessons for statisticians today and shares her discussion with internationally recognized Nightingale scholar Barbara Dossey.

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Learn about the Professional Development Program at JSM 2016, which boasts 30 continuing education courses, 12 computer technology workshops, and four personal skills development offerings.

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A 2017 conference on nonparametrics in modern biomedical and clinical sciences is accepting abstracts until January 15, 2017.

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Meet John Phillips, Associate Commissioner of the Office of Research, Evaluation, and Statistics

Amstat News invited John Phillips—associate commissioner of the Office of Research, Evaluation, and Statistics in the Social Security Administration—to respond to questions so readers could learn more about him and the agency he leads.

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ASA Leaders Reminisce: Jonas Ellenberg

In the 18th installment of the Amstat News series of interviews with ASA presidents and executive directors, we feature a discussion with 1999 ASA President Jonas Ellenberg.