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[1 Jul 2017 | 2 Comments | 518 views]
What Does Larry Moulton Like to Do When He Is Not Being a Statistician?

Larry Moulton shares his experience as a skydiver.

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[1 Jul 2017 | No Comment | 313 views]
JSM 2018 Invited Session Proposals Sought

Christian Léger, JSM 2018 program chair, calls for invited session proposals for the next Joint Statistical Meetings in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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[1 Jul 2017 | No Comment | 98 views]
Statisticians Highlight Scientific Research on Capitol Hill

On May 16, the ASA sponsored two exhibitors as part of the 23rd annual Coalition for National Science Funding Congressional Exhibition, intended to celebrate National Science Foundation grant recipients and their most recent research.

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[1 Jul 2017 | 3 Comments | 311 views]
Career Satisfaction: A First Look

The ASA Committee on Career Development submitted a proposal to the ASA to do a career satisfaction survey. Here are the results.

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[1 Jun 2017 | No Comment | 263 views]
Count the Ways … to JSM

This year’s Joint Statistical Meetings will take place at the Baltimore Convention Center, which is convenient to several types of public transportation. Here are several ways to get to JSM2017.

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[1 Jun 2017 | No Comment | 240 views]
What Does Mary Sammel Do When She Is Not Being a Statistician?

Mary Dupuis Sammel is a professor of biostatistics at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine in Philadelphia. In her spare time, she is a volunteer puppy raiser for The Seeing Eye, an organization that trains guide dogs for the visually impaired.

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[1 Jun 2017 | One Comment | 258 views]
Do You Need a Website?

This month, statistics consultant David Bristol discusses the pros and cons of having a website, based on feedback from members of the Consulting Section.

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[1 Jun 2017 | No Comment | 402 views]
Interview with Keith Mitchell, Prime Minister of Grenada

Keith Mitchell—the only head of state with a PhD in statistics—previously worked with David Marker at Applied Management Sciences, providing statistical support to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Here is their conversation about the intersection of Grenada and statistics in Mitchell’s life.

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[1 May 2017 | No Comment | 214 views]
What’s in Baltimore Besides JSM? More Than You Think!

The Baltimore Convention Center’s location near the Inner Harbor makes it easy to squeeze a little “tourist time” into your busy JSM schedule. Take a look at some of what’s available.

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[1 May 2017 | One Comment | 117 views]
What Does Fred Faltin Do When He Is Not Being a Statistician?

Frederick W. Faltin is the managing director and co-founder of The Faltin Group. In his spare time, he likes researching, finding, and photographing ghost towns in America’s western states.