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[1 May 2015 | 4 Comments | 545 views]
In Response to ‘Statistics as a Science, Not an Art: The Way to Survive in Data Science’ by Mark van der Laan

Michael Lavine and Christopher Tong offer their opinions about Mark van der Laan’s article, “Statistics as a Science, Not an Art: The Way to Survive in Data Science,” and van der Laan responds.

ASA Leaders Reminisce, Featured »

[1 May 2015 | No Comment | 102 views]
Vincent P. Barabba

In this installment of the series of interviews with ASA presidents and executive directors, we feature a discussion with 1990 ASA President Vincent P. Barabba.

Featured, Master's Notebook »

[1 May 2015 | 4 Comments | 143 views]
Cultural Values, Statistical Displays

Ian Crandell, from Virginia Tech, visited Nigeria this past January and shares what he learned about cross-cultural statistical collaboration.

Additional Features, Featured »

[1 May 2015 | One Comment | 172 views]
Negotiating a Statistical Career

Leila Zelnick shares the practical advice she learned after attending a JSM panel discussion on negotiating a statistical career.

ASA Leaders Reminisce, Featured »

[1 Apr 2015 | One Comment | 167 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 | 110 views]
April Is Mathematics Awareness Month

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

Featured, Science Policy »

[1 Apr 2015 | No Comment | 226 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 | 281 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 | 400 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 | 156 views]
Peter (Tony) Lachenbruch

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