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Having been dismissed from her job in 2007 for refusing to bend to government pressure to tweak the consumer price index, Graciela Bevacqua returned to find the CPI “destroyed” by political interference.

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ASA member Shelby Aaberg shares some of the teaching techniques and philosophies that led him to win the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.

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An Interview with Steve Fienberg, 2015 NISS Jerome Sacks Award for  Cross-Disciplinary Research Winner

Stephen Fienberg, Maurice Falk University Professor of Statistics and Social Science and co-director of the Living Analytics Research Center at Carnegie Mellon University, discusses his career, interests, and work, and shares advice for new statisticians.

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New Journal Calls for Papers, Strives to Meet Goal

The open-access online journal Statistics and Public Policy is calling for article submissions and assistance in spreading the word about this important platform.

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Leading statistical groups create prestigious platform to recognize far-reaching contributions—The International Prize in Statistics.

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ASA Leaders Reminisce: Jon Kettenring

In the 17th installment of the Amstat News series of interviews with ASA presidents and executive directors, we feature a discussion with 1997 ASA President Jon Kettenring.

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ASA Leaders Reminisce: Nancy Geller

In the sixteenth installment of the Amstat News series of interviews with ASA presidents and executive directors, we feature a discussion with 2011 ASA President Nancy L. Geller.

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ASA Members Leonard Smith and Daniel Cooley were among 22 scientists participating in 80 meetings with members of Congress and their staff as part of the 6th annual Climate Science Day in February.

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Two workshops designed for new researchers to develop capabilities for research publication are planned for JSM 2016 in Chicago.

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The Summer Institute in Survey Research Techniques will offer courses and workshops on many aspects of survey research from June 6–July 29.