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Survey Research Scientists Tell Us What It Takes to Design a Survey

We wanted to know what it takes to develop and design a survey, so we interviewed Mario Callegaro and Gordon Willis, two research scientists. Both men will be featured speakers at the International Conference on Questionnaire Design, Development, Evaluation, and Testing, which will take place in Miami, Florida, in November 2016.

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How Statistics Teaching Has Changed Over the Last 10 Years

Read about the trends that have affected statistics teaching over the past decade.

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Forensic Statistics

Forensic statistics is the application of statistics to forensics problems. Over the past 100 years, a number of distinct approaches have been developed for quantifying forensic evidence that favor statisticians with strong backgrounds in mathematical statistics and statistical pattern recognition.

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Women Working in Statistics What Has Changed Over the Last Decade?

Since 2005, there have been big changes for women in statistics. Here, Dalene Stangl highlights the progress and offers ideas for improving the pace.

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[1 Aug 2015 | No Comment | 808 views]
New Undergraduate Data Science Programs

The number of undergraduate statistics degrees has nearly doubled in the last four years—making it the fastest-growing STEM degree—and master’s degrees are also growing quickly. Last month in Amstat News, we profiled five new undergraduate data science programs. Here are a few more.

Chapter News, Featured, Member News, Pittsburgh »

[1 Aug 2015 | One Comment | 123 views]
Intel International Science and Engineering Fair 2015

The Pittsburgh Chapter of the ASA participated in the 2015 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), the largest pre-college science and engineering fair in the world. Read about the winning projects here.

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[1 Aug 2015 | One Comment | 260 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.

ASA Leaders Reminisce, Featured »

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ASA Leaders Reminisce: Sastry Pantula

In the eighth installment of the Amstat News series of interviews with ASA presidents and executive directors, we feature a discussion with 2010 President Sastry Pantula.

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[1 Jul 2015 | One Comment | 1,193 views]
JSM 2016 Invited Session Proposals Sought

The program committee is soliciting proposals for invited sessions for the 2016 Joint Statistical Meetings in Chicago.

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[1 Jul 2015 | No Comment | 168 views]
ASA Experts Make Meaningful Contribution

Students at James Baldwin High School in New York City, considered whether the lottery hurts or harms communities. On the off chance he would respond, they emailed Ron Wasserstein, asking him to provide additional assistance and review their project.