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An Update to the American Community Survey Program

What is the status of the American Community Survey (ACS), and what are the significant developments, challenges, and achievements that have marked the ACS in the last decade? Read on to find out.

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President's Corner »

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ASA President David Morganstein offers an overview of new initiatives for the coming year.

Additional Features »

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The Integrated Health Interview Series (IHIS) recently made the 2013 integrated and harmonized data based on 2013 National Health Interview Survey public use data available for free.

Additional Features, News and Announcements »

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ASA President Nat Schenker led the board through its final meeting of the 175th anniversary year November 14–15, 2014, at the ASA offices in Alexandria, Virginia.

Member News, Section News, Statistics in Defense and National Security »

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January news from the Defense and National Security Section.

Award Deadlines and Information, Member News »

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The San Antonio Chapter is accepting nominations for the 2015 Don Owen Award, which is presented to a statistician who embodies the accomplishments of Donald B. Owen.

Member News, Physical and Engineering Sciences, Section News »

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January news from the Physical and Engineering Sciences Section.

Additional Features, Member News, News and Announcements »

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A five-day short course, titled “Strengthening Causal Inference in Behavioral Obesity Research,” will be held at the University of Alabama at Birmingham July 20–24.

Additional Features, Member News, News and Announcements »

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Princeton University has established the Center for Statistics and Machine Learning, which will offer an undergraduate certificate and graduate training in the field.

Member News, People News »

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

Additional Features, CHANCE Highlights »

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This special issue of CHANCE is devoted to recognizing and celebrating women in statistics and their contributions to statistical science.

Additional Features, Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports Highlights »

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The December 2014 issue of the Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports (JQAS) covers topics in American football, soccer, golf, and fly-fishing.

Member News, Obituaries, People News »

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Marvin Zelen, of the department of biostatistics at the Harvard School of Public Health, passed away at age 87 after a battle with cancer.

Additional Features »

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The White House Office of Management and Budget finalized in late November a new federal statistical policy directive, Fundamental Responsibilities of Federal Statistical Agencies and Recognized Statistical Units.

Biometrics, Member News, Section News »

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January news from the Biometrics Section.

Member News, Quality and Productivity, Section News »

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News from the Quality and Productivity Section for January.

Departments, Education »

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Guidelines for Undergraduate Programs in Statistical Science Updated

The updated ASA Curriculum Guidelines for Undergraduate Programs in Statistical Science were adopted in November by the ASA Board of Directors.

Member News, People News »

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

Additional Features »

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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.

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In September, more than 150 GlaxoSmithKline employees and Duke faculty and students attended the second Joint GSK-Duke Workshop on Critical Statistical Issues for Drug Development.

Biometrics, Member News, Section News »

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Abstract submissions for contributed and topic-contributed papers will be accepted online until February 2, 2015. Those interested in organizing a topic-contributed session should notify the 2015 JSM Biometrics Section chair, Rebecca Hubbard, and submit a proposal online by January 15, 2015.

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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.

A Statistician's Life, Featured »

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Ingram Olkin: Mentor to Many

Ingram Olkin’s accomplishments are legion in the world of statistics, and he has mentored many of today’s statisticians. Read about the effects of Olkin’s life on statistics and statisticians.

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Meet Brian Moyer, Director of the Bureau of Economic Analysis

Director of the Bureau of Economic Analysis Brian C. Moyer answers questions about himself and the agency he  leads. Look for other statistical agency head interviews in past and forthcoming issues.