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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 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 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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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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Highlights from the final ASA Board of Directors meeting of 2016.

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More than 40 department chairs from more than 25 states attended an ASA-hosted workshop that featured themes on workforce demands and needs, data science education and research, mentoring and junior faculty, and federal funding.

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Temple University’s Department of Statistics has been renamed the department of statistical science to reflect the discipline’s evolution.

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“Your gifts will help many improve research literacy in the world,” Ronald LaPorte said about the generous donations of statistics books to improve statistical literacy in developing countries.