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[1 Oct 2015 | No Comment | 123 views]
Statistics Degrees Continue Strong Growth

The 2014 degree data released in late August by the National Center for Education Statistics reveal continued strong growth of undergraduate and graduate statistics and biostatistics degrees.

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[1 Aug 2015 | 2 Comments | 197 views]

Carl Letamendi says he has one foot in data science and one in statistics, but belongs to neither. In this month’s column, Letamendi shares where he thinks we stand in the ‘data science tug-of-war’ between computer science and statistical science.

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[1 Aug 2015 | One Comment | 287 views]
Management Tips from Reyna—My Cleaning Lady

Statistician Mark Otto learns a tip or two about organization and management from his cleaning lady, Renya.

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[1 Jul 2015 | One Comment | 254 views]
Applied JSM

There are many applied sessions taking place at this year’s JSM in Seattle. Here, Chuck Kincaid sorts through some of the best opportunities and lists them for you.

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[1 May 2015 | 5 Comments | 189 views]
Cultural Values, Statistical Displays

Ian Crandell, from Virginia Tech, visited Nigeria this past January and shares what he learned about cross-cultural statistical collaboration.

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[1 Apr 2015 | No Comment | 899 views]
FY16 Budget Request Position NIH, NSF, and Federal Statistical Agencies Well for Congressional Deliberations

President Obama’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2016 (FY16) contains healthy increases for the NIH, NSF, and many federal statistical agencies, but realizing proposed increases will be a challenge with sequestration levels back in place.

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[1 Feb 2015 | 3 Comments | 498 views]
FY15 Budgets for NIH, NSF, Federal Statistical Agencies Finalized

Here is the breakdown of the final FY15 budgets for NIH, NSF, and other primary statistical agencies.

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[1 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 56 views]

Fred Hulting reviews the aim of StatImpact and how we’re raising the visibility of the power of statistics.

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[1 Oct 2014 | One Comment | 1,174 views]
You Are the Master of Your Master’s

Natalie Cheung Hall discusses the benefits of having a master’s degree.

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[1 Oct 2014 | Comments Off on The Crystal Ball Says … | 348 views]
The Crystal Ball Says …

With the big celebrations of the ASA’s 175th anniversary behind us, it’s only natural to ponder what the 25 years leading up to the association’s bicentennial will hold for statistical science. To get a glimpse of that future, we asked a group of ASA members and others in statistics to peer into their crystal balls and offer a projection.