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2016 Poster and Project Competition Winners

The American Statistical Association is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Poster Competition and Project Competition, which featured creative studies from high-school students across the country.

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Additional Features »

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The Committee on Applied and Theoretical Statistics of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine shares insights from their February 2015 workshop on reproducibility issues from a statistical perspective.

Columns, Master's Notebook »

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Nestor Rohowsky reflects on the lessons of his 34 years in statistics and the key decisions that shaped his career.

Government Statistics, Member News, Section News »

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The latest news from the ASA’s Government Statistics Section, including information about the Seasonal Adjustment Practitioner’s Workshop (SAPW 2016) on November 4 in Washington, DC.

Departments, Education »

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The third biennial Electronic Conference on Teaching Statistics (eCOTS), hosted by the Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education (CAUSE), took place online May 16–20 with the theme “Changing with Technology.”

President's Corner »

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How a Salsa-Dancing Former Monk from Argentina Is Instilling Confidence and Wonder in Her Statistics Students

ASA President Jessica Utts interviews Monica Dabos, exploring her thought-provoking ideas about fostering creativity, collaboration, and personal development in her students.

Award Deadlines and Information, Member News »

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Members of the Rao Prize Committee are accepting nominations for the C. R. and Bhargavi Rao Prize for Outstanding Research in Statistics.

Additional Features, Section News »

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With such a broad and diverse field as statistics is, each ASA section provides a “home” for statisticians to grow, network, and get involved—and every section is different!

Member News, People News »

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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 ASA members, click here.

Additional Features, Technometrics Highlights »

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Highlights from the August 2016 issue of Technometrics—a special issue on Big Data analysis featuring 11 papers on a wide range of topics.

Departments, Meetings »

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The JSM 2017 program committee is soliciting proposals for invited sessions to showcase some of the most innovative, impactful, and cutting-edge work in our profession. Invited sessions include invited papers, panels, and posters.

Additional Features, Featured »

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ASA Volunteers Create Resource  for Teachers: Statistical Commons

To address several recurring challenges in teaching statistics, and to create new value for members of the ASA, volunteers created a website that allows teachers to share lectures, exams, quizzes, data sets, and more.

Additional Features, ASA Leaders Reminisce, Featured »

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ASA Leaders Reminisce: Ronald L. Wasserstein

In the 20th installment of the Amstat News series of interviews with ASA presidents and executive directors, we feature a discussion with current ASA Executive Director Ronald L. Wasserstein.

Additional Features »

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Students in the Data Science for the Public Good Program (DSPG) at the Social and Decision Analytics Laboratory (SDAL) offer a comprehensive set of criteria for evaluating open data portals.

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ESRA Award Winner Talks Physics and Statistics

Natalie Wolchover, 2016 winner of the Excellence in Statistical Reporting Award, shares insights and anecdotes from her extensive science writing career.