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6000+ Statisticians Expected in Seattle This August

With more than 3,000 presentations arranged into 183 invited sessions, 400 contributed sessions, and 400 individual poster and speed presentations, the 2015 Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM) will be one of the largest statistical events in the world. Here are a few highlights to let you know what to expect. We hope to see you there!

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In Response to ‘Statistics as a Science, Not an Art: The Way to Survive in Data Science’ by Mark van der Laan

Michael Lavine and Christopher Tong offer their opinions about Mark van der Laan’s article, “Statistics as a Science, Not an Art: The Way to Survive in Data Science,” and van der Laan responds.

Additional Features, Departments, Meetings »

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Seattle is an amazing city, and there are so many things to do; some are a bit cliché, while others fly under the radar. To help you navigate the Emerald City, David Kerr and Members of the Puget Sound Chapter of the ASA have highlighted activities to enjoy while you’re at JSM.

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If you have attended three or more JSMs, consider becoming a 2015 JSM docent by following these five easy steps.

Additional Features, Meetings »

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The National Institute of Statistical Science, American Statistical Association, and Institute of Mathematical Statistics will hold a writing workshop for junior researchers August 9 and 12 at JSM in Seattle.

Education »

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The United States Conference on Teaching Statistics 2015 will be held May 28–30 at the Penn Stater Hotel & Conference Center in State College, Pennsylvania. The theme of this year’s conference is “Making Connections.”

Education »

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The Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education in conjunction with the ASA is accepting applications for its sixth annual undergraduate statistics project competition. Get the details here.

Meetings, President's Corner »

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In April’s President’s Corner column, ASA President David Morganstein shares some of the points from his 2015 Conference on Statistical Practice keynote address.

Cover Story, Meetings »

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Twice as Nice: Conference on Statistical Practice Has Another Successful Year

The 2015 Conference on Statistical Practice in New Orleans, Louisiana, was a big success, with more than 400 attendees and participants enjoying short courses, poster sessions, tutorials, and more.

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Joseph E. Bauer, director of survey research and evaluation at the Statistics and Evaluation Center of the American Cancer Society, praises March’s “spot on” Statistician’s View column.