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[1 Mar 2015 | No Comment | 95 views]

Jennifer Clarke is an associate professor in food science and technology and statistics and director of the Computational Sciences Initiative at the University of Nebraska Lincoln.

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[1 Feb 2015 | 3 Comments | 559 views]
Richard (Dick) De Veaux’s Amazing Balancing Acts

Besides being an ASA Board member, Dick De Veaux is a teacher, singer, and dancer.

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[1 Jan 2015 | 9 Comments | 632 views]
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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[1 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 125 views]

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 | 283 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 | 651 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 | 1,024 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 | 329 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 | 535 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 | 1,433 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.