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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.

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A National Science Foundation grant will enable the ASA to establish a series of undergraduate research experiences on campuses throughout the United States with the goal of invigorating the undergraduate research community in statistics.

Additional Features, Significance Highlights »

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To coincide with the start of a new volume of Significance, both the print and online magazine underwent a major redesign.

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Matthew J. Gurka and Vaneeta K. Grover reflect on their experiences in the Preparing Statisticians for Leadership course at JSM and discuss the importance of leadership in the statistics profession from the perspectives of both academia and industry.

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The ASA thanks its longtime members by continuing its tradition of honoring those who joined the association 35 or more years ago.

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FY17 Requests for NIH, NSF, Federal Statistical Agencies Largely Positive

President Barack Obama’s requested budget for Fiscal Year 2017 maintains his record of proposing generally healthy increases for the NIH, NSF, and many federal statistical agencies, but realizing increases of any amount will be challenging.

Additional Features, Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports Highlights »

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The March 2016 issue (volume 12, issue 1) of the Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports consists of four articles with applications to fantasy football, basketball, tennis, and the optimal design of tournaments.