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[1 Jun 2017 | No Comment | 138 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 | 221 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 | No Comment | 236 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 | 379 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 | 193 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 | 112 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.

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[1 May 2017 | No Comment | 120 views]
JSM Highlights and Events

Check out the EXPO for featured events throughout the week.

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[1 May 2017 | No Comment | 181 views]
ASA Visits Capitol Hill During Seventh Climate Science Day

On March 21, statisticians Peter Bloomfield, Noel Cressie, Dorit Hammerling, and Leonard Smith joined 23 other scientists for the 7th annual Climate Science Day (CSD), which puts scientists in the same room as lawmakers and their staffs for discussions about climate science research.

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[1 Apr 2017 | No Comment | 276 views]
What Does Susan Hilsenbeck Do When She Is Not Being a Statistician?

Susan Hilsenbeck is a professor of medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. In her spare time, she likes to quilt and scuba dive.

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[1 Apr 2017 | No Comment | 154 views]
CSP 2017 Brings Statisticians Face to Face

The 2017 Conference on Statistical Practice was held February 23–25. Four hundred fifty participants gathered at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront in Jacksonville, Florida.