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ASA President David Morganstein welcomed the board to the ASA’s headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia, for its final meeting of the year. He especially welcomed incoming 2016 board members, who participated as part of their orientation. Read on for the highlights of the meeting.

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ASA President David Morganstein welcomed the board to Seattle for its annual pre-JSM meeting.

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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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[1 Jan 2015 | Comments Off on Obesity Research Short Course Planned | 52 views]

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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[1 Jan 2015 | Comments Off on Center for Statistics and Machine Learning Established at Princeton | 170 views]

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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[1 Nov 2014 | Comments Off on SAMSI Offers Two New Research Programs for 2014–2015 | 106 views]

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.