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[1 Jul 2017 | 2 Comments | 512 views]
What Does Larry Moulton Like to Do When He Is Not Being a Statistician?

Larry Moulton shares his experience as a skydiver.

Additional Features, Columns, Master's Notebook »

[1 Jul 2017 | No Comment | 147 views]

Sameera R. Wijayawardana of the Committee on Applied Statisticians shares some of the best opportunities for applied statisticians at this year’s Joint Statistical Meetings.

Columns, Consultant’s Corner »

[1 Jul 2017 | No Comment | 16 views]

Mary Kwasny shares the Section on Statistical Consulting’s sessions, posters, and roundtables planned for JSM 2017—a diverse and provocative menu for those at all levels of career and interest.

Columns, Science Policy »

[1 Jul 2017 | No Comment | 76 views]

Steve Pierson, ASA director of science policy, breaks down the government’s FY17 final budget and reviews the FY18 requested budgets for federal statistical agencies.

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[1 Jun 2017 | No Comment | 240 views]
What Does Mary Sammel Do When She Is Not Being a Statistician?

Mary Dupuis Sammel is a professor of biostatistics at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine in Philadelphia. In her spare time, she is a volunteer puppy raiser for The Seeing Eye, an organization that trains guide dogs for the visually impaired.

Columns, Consultant’s Corner, Featured »

[1 Jun 2017 | One Comment | 258 views]
Do You Need a Website?

This month, statistics consultant David Bristol discusses the pros and cons of having a website, based on feedback from members of the Consulting Section.

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[1 May 2017 | One Comment | 117 views]
What Does Fred Faltin Do When He Is Not Being a Statistician?

Frederick W. Faltin is the managing director and co-founder of The Faltin Group. In his spare time, he likes researching, finding, and photographing ghost towns in America’s western states.

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[1 Apr 2017 | No Comment | 289 views]
What Does Susan Hilsenbeck Do When She Is Not Being a Statistician?

Susan Hilsenbeck is a professor of medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. In her spare time, she likes to quilt and scuba dive.

Additional Features, Science Policy »

[1 Apr 2017 | 2 Comments | 305 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.

Columns, Consultant’s Corner »

[1 Apr 2017 | No Comment | 255 views]

Stephen Simon shares the pros and cons of being a statistical consultant, along with tips for starting your own business.