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Statistics Poster and Project Competition Winners

The American Statistical Association is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Poster Competition and Project Competition.

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Peihua Qiu, Technometrics editor, summarizes the articles appearing in the August issue.

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Members of the Caucus for Women in Statistics invites you to join them at the Joint Statistical Meetings in Boston.

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Marianne E. Messina discusses how involvement with ASA chapters yields opportunities and rewards.

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President Nathaniel Schenker discusses his interactions with ASA Chapters.

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This article is referenced in “Students, Teachers, Community Pull Off Successful Poster Competition” and appears courtesy of the Moscow-Pullman Daily News.

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H. Dean Johnson discusses the statistics poster competition for third- and fourth-graders at Jefferson Elementary School in Pullman, Washington.

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Mingxiu Hu of Takeda Pharmaceuticals encourages ASA members to contribute to the association.

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Members of the Quality and Productivity Section (Q&P) invite you to attend this year’s Fall Technical Conference in Richmond, Virginia, from October 2–3.

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Jessi Cisewski, David Van Dyk, and Thomas C. M. Lee discuss a dynamic new subdiscipline that is rich in data, sophisticated models, and interdisciplinary activities: astrostatistics.

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Ingram Olkin talks about his trip to Chapel Hill and the sighting of two street signs names after famous statisticians.

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Grammy-winning artist Marc Cohn’s 1991 hit, “Walking in Memphis,” gave University of Texas at El Paso’s Lawrence Lesser the vehicle to reflect on what it was like discovering statistics. Let his words move you.

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Mary Batcher of Ernst and Young will become chair of the National Institute of Statistical Sciences Board of Trustees July 1, 2015. Robert Rodriguez of SAS Institute has been named vice chair.

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Alan Karr, director of the National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS) since 2000, recently announced he will leave NISS at the end of August.

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A conference in honor of Malay Ghosh, titled “Frontiers of Hierarchical Modeling in Observational Studies, Complex Surveys, and Big Data,” was hosted by the Joint Program in Survey Methodology, University of Maryland at College Park, May 29–31 at the College Park Marriott Hotel and Conference Center.

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

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A recent report says statistical science is as healthy as it ever has been, with robust growth in student enrollment, abundant new sources of data, challenging problems to solve, and related opportunities to grasp over the next century.

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Recruiting and Retaining Graduate Students in the Statistical Sciences and Applied Mathematics” was the title of an interactive workshop June 5–6 at the Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI) in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.

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The American Statistical Association was invited by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) to provide feedback regarding the draft documents of MAA’s 2015 CUPM Curriculum Guide to Majors in the Mathematical Sciences.

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

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The Funding Opportunities Group entered its second year this spring, having grown to 130 members.

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Juniors Allison Burch, Jordan Johnson, Brianna Lace, and Riley Stephens from Cross County High School won honorable mention in the ASA Regional Poster Competition. Their work proceeded to receive national attention.

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The ASA Board of Directors recently approved a statement urging the U.S. Senate to ratify a United Nations convention clarifying the rights of persons with disabilities.

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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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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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ESRA Winner Talks About Statistics at Work, Play

Morteza Marzjarani interviews Alan Schwarz, the 2013 winner of the Excellence in Statistical Reporting Award.