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[1 Jul 2014 | One Comment | 126 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 | 209 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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[1 Jul 2014 | One Comment | 589 views]
Jessica Utts Elected 111th ASA President

Jessica Utts was recently elected the ASA’s 111th president, while Robert Santos was chosen for a vice president. Read on to learn the complete election results.

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ASA Council of Chapters, Featured »

[1 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 161 views]
Strengthening the Profession Through Chapter Involvement

In addition to supporting individual chapter-level activities and association-wide initiatives, the Council of Chapters is dedicated to making use of the Joint Statistical Meetings to strengthen chapters. Is your chapter representative going to the sponsored meetings?

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[1 Jun 2014 | One Comment | 199 views]
Highlights of the April 2014 ASA Board of Directors Meeting

Learn about what the ASA Board of Directors accomplished during its April meeting.

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[1 Jun 2014 | No Comment | 69 views]
WSS Assists with Poster Competition, Festival Booth

Washington Statistical Society members recently did the preliminary judging for posters submitted for the national Poster Competition and also helped the ASA booth at the U.S. Science and Engineering Festival.

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[1 Jun 2014 | 2 Comments | 1,074 views]
Big Data Goes to College

A new statistics challenge is taking college campuses by storm and engaging students in solving real-life Big Data problems more complex than those they are able to engage with in class.

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Columns, Featured, Master's Notebook »

[1 Jun 2014 | 2 Comments | 342 views]
Masters Without Borders

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

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Departments, Featured, Meetings »

[1 May 2014 | No Comment | 302 views]
ASA Launches Personal Skills Development Program

The ASA will introduce a new program called Personal Skills Development (PSD) this year during the Joint Statistical Meetings.

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[1 May 2014 | No Comment | 212 views]
Meet John Gawalt, Director of the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics

Amstat News invited John Gawalt, director of the National Science Foundation’s National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, to respond to a few questions so readers could learn more about him and the agency he leads.

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