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ASA Leaders Reminisce, Featured »

[1 Apr 2015 | One Comment | 156 views]
John Neter

In the fourth installment of the Amstat News series of interviews with ASA presidents and executive directors, we feature a discussion with 1985 ASA President John Neter.

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[1 Apr 2015 | No Comment | 103 views]
April Is Mathematics Awareness Month

April is Math Awareness Month. This year’s theme is ‘Mathematics Drives Careers.’

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[1 Apr 2015 | No Comment | 108 views]
FY16 Budget Request Position NIH, NSF, and Federal Statistical Agencies Well for Congressional Deliberations

President Obama’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2016 (FY16) contains healthy increases for the NIH, NSF, and many federal statistical agencies, but realizing proposed increases will be a challenge with sequestration levels back in place.

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[1 Apr 2015 | 2 Comments | 266 views]
Quantity, Quality, and Statistics Without Borders

Justin Fisher, Statistics Without Borders past chair, writes that to create the environment necessary for SWB to thrive 100 years from now, we should consider two things: quantity and quality.

Additional Features, Featured, Science Policy »

[1 Feb 2015 | 3 Comments | 365 views]
FY15 Budgets for NIH, NSF, Federal Statistical Agencies Finalized

Here is the breakdown of the final FY15 budgets for NIH, NSF, and other primary statistical agencies.

Additional Features, ASA Leaders Reminisce, Featured »

[1 Feb 2015 | No Comment | 152 views]
Peter (Tony) Lachenbruch

ASA Past President Tony Lachenbruch discusses his experiences and latest projects with James Cochran.

A Statistician's Life, Additional Features, Featured »

[1 Feb 2015 | 3 Comments | 559 views]
Richard (Dick) De Veaux’s Amazing Balancing Acts

Besides being an ASA Board member, Dick De Veaux is a teacher, singer, and dancer.

Departments, Featured, Meetings »

[1 Feb 2015 | No Comment | 142 views]
Submissions Wanted for JSM 2015 Late-Breaking Sessions

There is still the opportunity to organize late-breaking sessions for JSM 2015. Any member of the sponsoring organizations or partner societies can propose such a session.

A Statistician's Life, Featured »

[1 Jan 2015 | 9 Comments | 635 views]
Ingram Olkin: Mentor to Many

Ingram Olkin’s accomplishments are legion in the world of statistics, and he has mentored many of today’s statisticians. Read about the effects of Olkin’s life on statistics and statisticians.

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[1 Jan 2015 | No Comment | 196 views]
Meet Brian Moyer, Director of the Bureau of Economic Analysis

Director of the Bureau of Economic Analysis Brian C. Moyer answers questions about himself and the agency he  leads. Look for other statistical agency head interviews in past and forthcoming issues.