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Interview with Professor Calyampudi Radhakrishna Rao

Frank Nielson—a professor of computer science at Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France, and a senior researcher at Sony Computer Science Laboratories, Inc.—interviewed C. R. Rao this past year to learn more about his life and work. Read about what he discovered.

ASA Leaders Reminisce, Featured »

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ASA Leaders Reminisce Sally C. Morton

In the 20th installment of the Amstat News series of interviews with ASA presidents and executive directors, we feature a discussion with 2009 ASA President Sally Morton.

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ASA and Census … A Long and Productive Relationship

Members of the ASA have had a long and collaborative history with the United States Census—including dealing with controversy and Congress.

Departments, Featured, Meetings »

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Get on the JSM Program: Submit an Abstract or Volunteer

The JSM 2017 Program Committee has put together 204 invited sessions. The topics are interesting and diverse, ranging from machine learning and analysis of complex data to reproducible research, climate science, precision medicine, sports policy, and survey methodology. Now it’s time to submit your contributed abstract before February 1, 2017.

Featured, Member News, Special Interest Group for Medical Devices and Diagnostics »

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ASA Interest Groups: Interested?

An ASA interest group is a community interested in a particular statistical theory, methodology, or application that is sufficiently broad to represent active professional interests within the scope of the association.

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International Prize in Statistics Awarded to Sir David Cox  for Survival Analysis Model

Prominent British statistician Sir David Cox has been named the inaugural recipient of the International Prize in Statistics.

ASA Leaders Reminisce, Featured »

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ASA Leaders Reminisce: David Morganstein

In the 21st installment of the Amstat News series of interviews with ASA presidents and executive directors, we feature a discussion with 2015 ASA President David Morganstein.

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The Fulbright Scholar Program, STEM, and Scholars

Amstat News wanted to know more about applying for a Fulbright scholarship as a researcher so we interviewed past scholars and asked them why they applied and what they learned from the program.

Columns, Featured, Science Policy »

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Statistics, Biostatistics Degree Growth Sustained Through 2015

Bachelor’s and master’s degrees earned in statistics and biostatistics continued their strong growth, while doctoral degrees were flat from 2014 to 2015.

Award Deadlines and Information, Featured, Member News »

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Award Deadlines and Information for 2016–2017

Deadlines and contact information for ASA national awards, special lectureships, and COPSS awards