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In 2014, Susan A. Murphy could give students at least 1.75 billion reasons to go into statistics. This year, she has even more…

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Stu Hunter, who has influenced many statisticians, was also 1993 president of the ASA, a member of the National Academy of Engineering, and a Princeton University professor for nearly a half century.

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Gong Tang and Michael R. Elliott interview Rod Little about his life and career.

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Meet Brad Efron, Max H. Stein Professor of Humanities and Sciences, professor of statistics at Stanford University, and founder of the journal The Annals of Applied Statistics.

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ASA Leaders Reminisce:  William B. Smith

Past ASA Executive Director William B. (Bill) Smith discusses his career and his thoughts about the future of the ASA with James Cochran.

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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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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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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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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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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.