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ASA President Barry Nussbaum convened the first ASA Board meeting of 2017 at the ASA offices in Alexandria, Virginia. Take a look at the highlights of the meeting.

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More universities are starting master’s programs in data science and analytics, of which statistics is foundational, due to the wide interest from students and employers. Amstat News reached out to those in the statistical community who are involved in such programs.

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The ASA’s public education campaign, ThisIsStatistics, continues to implement unique strategies and expand its creative educational portfolio to attract growing audiences both inside and outside the academic environment.

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Nick Thieme, a graduate student at the University of Maryland, has been awarded the ASA’s first AAAS Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellowship. He will spend 10 weeks this summer training as a science journalist with Slate.

Additional Features, Member News, Section News, Special Interest Group »

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To aid our members working in subdisciplines of statistics, the ASA has 28 sections and six interest groups, which are subject-area and/or industry related and provide benefits specific to their members’ interests.

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ASA member Lawrence Mark Lesser wrote “’Florence’: A Statistics Song” to honor the approaching bicentennial of the birth of Florence Nightingale.

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Applications are being accepted for the JSM Diversity Mentoring Program, which brings minority graduate and undergraduate students, postdoctoral scholars, and junior professionals together with senior-level statisticians and faculty in academia, government, and the private sector in a structured program during the Joint Statistical Meetings.

Additional Features, Statistics in Biopharmaceutical Research (SBR) »

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Frank Bretz, the editor of Statistics in Biopharmaceutical Research, talks a little about himself, the journal, and what readers can expect in future issues.

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Widad Abdalla, Math Alliance doctoral scholar, says she is earning a doctoral degree thanks to the National Alliance for Doctoral Studies in the Mathematical Sciences.

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Joseph C. Cappelleri, senior director of biostatistics at Pfizer Inc., says fostering collaboration and sharing your knowledge are important ways to move ahead in your career.