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The Joint Program in Survey Methodology—with faculty from the University of Maryland, University of Michigan, and Westat—is introducing new programs to respond to the ever-increasing use of Big Data and the corresponding need for methods of analysis and inference.

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The University of Alabama will host an NIH-funded short course, titled “Strengthening Causal Inference in Behavioral Obesity Research,” at the University of Alabama at Birmingham July 24–28.

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The 2017 ASA election opens March 15 at 12:01 a.m. ET and closes May 1 at 11:59 p.m. PT. Make sure you’re ready.

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ASA is sponsoring the 4th IEEE International Conference on Data Science and Advanced Analytics (DSAA2017), which provides a forum for researchers, industry practitioners, and Big Data users to exchange ideas and discuss best practices of applications and the latest theoretical developments in data science and analytics.

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Approximately 150 participants from various countries attended the International Conference on Analysis of Repeated Measures Data at Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban of the University of Dhaka.

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A high-school student, working on a research project about careers in statistics, emailed ASA President Barry D. Nussbaum a few questions. Nussbaum answers them here.

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Winners of Prediction 2016 used sophisticated statistical methods to predict state-by-state and overall percentage outcomes with greater accuracy than more than 450 students across the United States.

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Lateesha Bailey-Gordon is the newest member of the ASA’s customer service team.

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Biostatistics Competencies Maintained in Public Health Accreditation Criteria

The biostatistics community rallied to make the case for the importance of biostatistics to public health research and practice when the 2016 draft CEPH Masters of Public Health Accreditation Criteria no longer included specific mention of biostatistical skills among the required competencies.

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The U.S. Census Bureau’s newly updated Statistics in Schools program provides K–12 teachers the tools to help students understand statistical concepts and improve their data analysis skills.