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[1 Sep 2016 | No Comment | 229 views]

This month’s President’s Invited Column provides an update on the two media initiatives, the Statistical Media Ambassadors program and the Media Training Workshop.

Columns, Master's Notebook »

[1 Aug 2016 | One Comment | 192 views]

Nestor Rohowsky reflects on the lessons of his 34 years in statistics and the key decisions that shaped his career.

Columns, Master's Notebook »

[1 Jul 2016 | No Comment | 187 views]

Amit Bhattacharyya, an appointed member of the Committee on Applied Statisticians (CAS), shares recommendations for how applied statisticians can best engage in thoughtful discussions about various uses of statistical principles and applications at JSM 2016 in Chicago.

Columns, Featured, Science Policy »

[1 Jun 2016 | No Comment | 155 views]
DHHS Administration for Children and Families Uses Rigorous Evaluation

Naomi Goldstein—deputy assistant secretary for planning, research, and evaluation at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families—writes about her agency’s evaluation policy.

Columns, Featured, Science Policy »

[2 May 2016 | No Comment | 280 views]
Evidence-Based Policy at the U.S. Department of Labor

Demetra Nightingale, chief evaluation officer for the U.S. Department of Labor (DoL), describes her office’s evidence-based approach for improving the effectiveness of DoL’s many programs.

Columns, Science Policy »

[1 Apr 2016 | No Comment | 487 views]

AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow Jake Basson writes about his data-driven decision-making work at the National Institute for General Medical Sciences—and what he’s found is encouraging.

Columns, Master's Notebook »

[1 Mar 2016 | No Comment | 452 views]

With such a vast array of similar programs available, many students feel uneasy when thinking about which programs they would be asked to use in a professional setting.

Columns, Science Policy »

[1 Feb 2016 | No Comment | 145 views]

Steve Pierson, ASA Director of Science Policy, breaks down the Fiscal Year 2016 omnibus spending bill signed into law in December, which included needed increases for the National Institutes of Health and many federal statistical agencies.

Featured, Funding Opportunities »

[1 Feb 2016 | No Comment | 384 views]
NSF Funding for Statisticians by Directorate

ASA Director of Science Policy Steve Pierson examines the implications of NSF’s funding for statisticians and shares tips for applying for funding outside the NSF Division of Mathematical Sciences.

Funding Opportunities »

[1 Dec 2015 | No Comment | 211 views]

The ASA’s Committee on Funded Research is working to foster greater awareness of the importance of statistics at several funding agencies and to help ensure agency leadership has access to statistical expertise when needed.