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[1 Feb 2016 | No Comment | 115 views]
Argentine Statistics Making Turnaround

Graciela Bevacqua was recently announced as the technical director for the Argentine National Institute of Statistics and Census (INDEC), the agency from which she was fired in 2007 under the previous government for defending the integrity of INDEC inflation data.

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[1 Feb 2016 | No Comment | 112 views]
ASA Leaders Reminisce: Katherine K. Wallman

In the fourteenth installment of the Amstat News series of interviews with ASA presidents and executive directors, we feature a discussion with 1992 ASA President Katherine K. Wallman.

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[1 Feb 2016 | No Comment | 52 views]
Late-Breaking Session Proposals Being Accepted

Help us put the final touch on the impressive JSM 2016 program by submitting a proposal for a late-breaking session!

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[1 Feb 2016 | No Comment | 252 views]
NSF Funding for Statisticians by Directorate

ASA Director of Science Policy Steve Pierson examines the implications of NSF’s funding for statisticians and shares tips for applying for funding outside the NSF Division of Mathematical Sciences.

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[1 Jan 2016 | No Comment | 219 views]
Remembering 2015, Anticipating 2016

As Jessica Utts begins her year as ASA president, she reflects on the year that has passed and talks about the exciting opportunities for the coming year.

ASA Leaders Reminisce, Featured »

[1 Jan 2016 | No Comment | 152 views]
ASA Leaders Reminisce: Dick Scheaffer

In the 13th installment of the Amstat News series of interviews with ASA presidents and executive directors, we feature a discussion with 2001 President Richard L. Scheaffer.

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[1 Jan 2016 | No Comment | 190 views]
This is Statistics Widens Reach

Since its launch at the 2014 Joint Statistical Meetings, the This is Statistics (TiS) website has averaged more than 3,000 unique visitors per month and its five videos have been watched nearly 50,000 times. Still, much work remains to be done to reach students and those who help influence their educational and career decisions.

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[1 Jan 2016 | No Comment | 241 views]
ASA’s New Look

As you will no doubt notice in the new year, the ASA has unveiled a new look. We are proud to announce that, in consultation with the board of directors and a sample of members, we have created a new logo and refreshed the ASA brand.

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[1 Dec 2015 | No Comment | 243 views]
Number of AP Statistics Exams Administered Approaches 200,000

Nearly 200,000 AP Statistics tests were administered in 2015, an increase of more than 11,000 from the previous year.

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[1 Dec 2015 | 2 Comments | 204 views]
Get Involved in JSM 2016

The 2016 Joint Statistical Meetings will be held in Chicago, Illinois, from July 30 to August 4. The theme is “The Extraordinary Power of Statistics.”