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ASA President Nat Schenker led the board through its final meeting of the 175th anniversary year November 14–15, 2014, at the ASA offices in Alexandria, Virginia.

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A five-day short course, titled “Strengthening Causal Inference in Behavioral Obesity Research,” will be held at the University of Alabama at Birmingham July 20–24.

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Princeton University has established the Center for Statistics and Machine Learning, which will offer an undergraduate certificate and graduate training in the field.

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ASA, Sense About Science USA Partner to Help Raise Media Statistical Literacy

The ASA and Sense About Science USA have launched a new website to improve media coverage of statistics.

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The National Institute of Statistical Sciences held its annual board of trustees meeting November 7–8, 2014, at its headquarters in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. Read on for details.

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The Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute has two new programs for 2015–2016: the Challenges in Computational Neuroscience and Statistics and Applied Mathematics in Forensic Science. ASA members who join the programs will have the opportunity to collaborate with people in disciplines such as neurobiology, applied mathematics, and forensic science.

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ASA President Nat Schenker led the board through a 175th anniversary–oriented agenda and other highlights during its annual meeting at JSM in Boston August 1–2, 2014.

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Nominations for the Causality in Statistics Education Award are due by April 15.

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The Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education (CAUSE) is pleased to announce the winners of two recent undergraduate-level statistics project competitions. Read on to learn more.

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The 2013 recipient of the Roger Herriot Award is the 1973 Current Population Survey (CPS)-Internal Revenue Service (IRS)-Social Security Administration (SSA) Exact Match Study. The study was a joint undertaking by the SSA and U.S. Census Bureau that linked survey records for persons in the March 1973 CPS to their respective earnings and benefit information in SSA administrative records and to selected items from their 1972 IRS individual income tax returns.