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Here, Jean Gibbons, first chair of the Committee on Women in Statistics, talks about her life and her work as a statistician.

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[1 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 265 views]
Meet John H. Thompson, U.S. Census Bureau Director

Amstat News invited John H. Thompson, director of the U.S. Census Bureau, to respond to a few questions so readers could learn more about him and the agency he leads. Read on to find out what he had to say.

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[1 Nov 2013 | Comments Off | 607 views]
Meet Clyde F. Martin: A Man on a Mission

Clyde Martin recently received the Jefferson Fellow Award to work with the U.S. State Department. He was looking for a break from decades in academia. Martin now recommends the Jefferson Fellowship program to others, and if his experience is an indicator, expect your life to change.

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[1 Nov 2013 | Comments Off | 981 views]
Four Students Talk Fellowships

Four fellows from the Data Science for Social Good program offer advice and respond to questions about their experiences, views on data science, and future plans.

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[1 Sep 2013 | Comments Off | 269 views]

For the past seven years, Penelope Pooler has worked as a quantitative ecologist for the Inventory and Monitoring (I&M) program in the National Park Service. A position like this was the reason she went into statistics, and here she describes what her job entails.

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[1 Sep 2013 | Comments Off | 517 views]
Collaborating with International Colleagues, or Should It Be Inter … Colleagues?

Geert Molenberghs discusses the importance of developing an intercultural knowledge that will help statisticians collaborate with other scientists from around the world.

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[1 Sep 2013 | Comments Off | 1,165 views]
Post-doc Fellowships, Programs, and Opportunities

In an effort to help ASA members interested in finding and funding post-doctoral positions, the American Statistical Association is running a short series about recipients of federal post-doctoral fellowships, program officers, and potential host scientists. For our inaugural piece, we feature Q&As with four members who have received National Science Foundation (NSF) or National Institutes of Health (NIH) post-doctoral fellowships and program officers from NSF and NIH.

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[1 Sep 2013 | Comments Off | 250 views]

One way to ease the transition from graduate school to a new career is to take a post-doctoral position. Interviewed here by Jamie Nunnelly is George Luta, a post-doctoral fellow who benefited from such a program.

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[1 Sep 2013 | Comments Off | 582 views]

There are many routes a statistician can take to reach an area to study. In an effort to get to know these routes, we asked a few ASA members to answer questions about the paths they took to get where they are today.

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[1 Apr 2013 | Comments Off | 443 views]

The American Statistical Association would like to thank its longtime members by continuing its tradition of honoring those members who joined the association 35 or more years ago.