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Mingxiu Hu of Takeda Pharmaceuticals encourages ASA members to contribute to the association.

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[1 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 65 views]

Members of the 175th Anniversary Steering Committee share several of the activities planned for the anniversary celebration.

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[1 Jun 2014 | No Comment | 173 views]
Energize Our Future by Practicing Everyday Leadership

The theme of the ASA’s 175th anniversary is “Celebrate Our Past, Energize Our Future.” One does not need to look far into our association’s past to find a rich history of accomplishments. In addition to celebrating our past, the 175th anniversary planning has been focused on the future of the ASA to do our best to lay the foundation for the bicentennial celebrations and beyond.

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[1 Jun 2014 | 2 Comments | 354 views]
Masters Without Borders

Marcos Carzolio reflects on his summer in Mozambique collecting, cleaning, and analyzing data.

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[1 May 2014 | No Comment | 65 views]
Communication Across Three Centuries—with a Peek Ahead

The ASA, celebrating its terquasquicentennial, has been in existence for at least parts of three centuries. Not surprisingly, its communication methods today are markedly different and infinitely timelier than those employed by the organization’s founders in 1839.

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Columns, Featured, Science Policy »

[1 May 2014 | One Comment | 276 views]
FY15 Budget Request Provides Mixed News for NIH, NSF, Statistical Agencies

Delayed a month because of the broader budget negotiations, the Obama Administration’s FY15 budget request was released in March. The ASA’s director of science policy explains how it will affect the statistical agencies.

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[1 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 175 views]
Council of Chapters: History, Organization, and Objectives

Similar to the ASA, the broad objective of a chapter is to promote statistics and its applications. Here, Alex Hanlon and James Cochran explain the purpose of the ASA’s chapters and how you can participate in them.

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[31 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 466 views]
Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering in Mathematical and Statistical Sciences

Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering in Mathematical and Statistical Sciences is a relatively new funding opportunity managed by the Division of Mathematical Sciences of the National Science Foundation. The next submission window is November 25 to December 9.

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[1 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 319 views]
NIH, NSF, Statistical Agencies Receive Final FY14 Budgets

Just over three months into the current fiscal year, Congress and the president finalized the fiscal year 2014 (FY14) budgets, a move facilitated by the December budget deal easing sequestration for both FY14 and FY15.

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[1 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 456 views]
The Statistics Education of Teachers

The release in 2012 and widespread adoption in most states of the Common Core State Standard for Mathematics have dramatically increased the amount of statistical content and expectations for teaching statistics in grades 6–12.

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