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Three ASA sections held a data challenge contest. The 16 chosen contestants will present their results in a speed poster session at JSM in August.

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[1 Apr 2017 | 2 Comments | 290 views]

We invited Hubert Hamer—administrator of the National Agricultural Statistics Service—to respond to a few questions so readers could learn more about him and the agency he leads.

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[1 Apr 2017 | 3 Comments | 1,221 views]

More universities are starting master’s programs in data science and analytics due to the wide interest from students and employers. We reached out to the statistical community and asked a few to answer our questions about the cross-disciplinary programs.

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BEA’s Innovation Spurs Projects for Richer Economic Statistics

The people of the Bureau of Economic Analysis have to be economic data pioneers. Here is a snapshot of a few of the data projects BEA’s economists are working on.

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To raise the profile of statisticians within the federal government, the ASA’s science policy department staff have been nominating members to various advisory committees and boards in different government agencies. The ASA’s science policy fellow, Amy Nussbaum, talks about some of those nominations here.

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A new AMS blog covers issues pertaining to marginalized and under-represented groups in mathematics.

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Popular Resource for Teachers Now Online

STN began as a paper newsletter mailed out, and then transformed into an electronic newsletter as a PDF. Starting this month, it makes another change to an online magazine called Statistics Teacher (ST). ST will bring together resources from the American Statistical Association and National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, with ASA K–12 Statistical Ambassador Christine Franklin serving as managing editor.

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The U.S. Census Bureau has released the initial version of public data from the reengineered Survey of Income and Program Participation.

Additional Features, ASA Leaders Reminisce »

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In the 21st installment of the Amstat News series of interviews with ASA presidents and executive directors, we feature a discussion with 1987 ASA President Barbara Bailar

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The American Statistical Association thanks its longtime members by honoring those who joined the association 35 or more years ago.