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[1 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 189 views]
Saying ‘Yes‘ to ASA Enhances Career

Several volunteer superstars of the ASA tell us how and why they got involved.

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[1 Sep 2014 | One Comment | 706 views]
Analytics Evolution

Analytics is the process of generating data-driven knowledge, insights, and improved decisions by the integrated application of technologies such as computers, operational research, and statistics.

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[1 Sep 2014 | One Comment | 399 views]
Bachelor’s Degrees in Statistics Surge Another 20%

The recently released 2013 statistics and biostatistics degree data from the National Center for Education Statistics show continued robust growth for bachelor’s degrees.

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[1 Sep 2014 | One Comment | 456 views]
The Accidental Consultant

Paul Teetor offers recommendations for anyone considering freelancing.

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[1 Aug 2014 | One Comment | 184 views]
ESRA Winner Talks About Statistics at Work, Play

Morteza Marzjarani interviews Alan Schwarz, the 2013 winner of the Excellence in Statistical Reporting Award.

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[1 Aug 2014 | No Comment | 826 views]
What Is Simply Statistics?

The Amstat News staff interviews Jeff Leek, Roger Peng, and Rafa Irizarry about their blog, “Simply Statistics.”

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[1 Aug 2014 | No Comment | 617 views]
<em>Science</em> Establishes Dedicated Statistical Review Panel

Science magazine editor-in-chief, Marcia McNutt, recently announced the July 1 appointment of a new statistical board of reviewing editors (SBoRE)—composed of prominent members of the statistical community—that will help address reproducibility issues and increase confidence in the papers published in the magazine.

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[1 Aug 2014 | One Comment | 532 views]
The ASA Fellow Award: 2014 Update

The 2014 ASA Fellow awards were presented at JSM in Boston, Massachusetts, on the occasion of the 175th anniversary of the association.

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[1 Jul 2014 | One Comment | 152 views]
ASA Participates in Capitol Hill Event Highlighting NSF-Funded Research

The annual Capitol Hill Exhibition to highlight research funding sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) took place during deliberations of NSF’s fiscal year 2015 budget and consideration of a controversial House Science, Space, and Technology Committee bill reauthorizing the NSF.

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A Statistician's Life, Featured »

[1 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 232 views]
Meet John H. Thompson, U.S. Census Bureau Director

Amstat News invited John H. Thompson, director of the U.S. Census Bureau, to respond to a few questions so readers could learn more about him and the agency he leads. Read on to find out what he had to say.

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