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President David Morganstein welcomed board members to the ASA office in Alexandria, Virginia, for its first meeting of 2015.

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Every five years, the U.S. Census of Agriculture enumerates the characteristics of farms and farmers, and planning is underway for the 2017 census. To ensure it does not systematically miss women or new/beginning farmers, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service called for an expert panel review and invited public comment. Read on to find out what they learned.

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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.