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[1 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 138 views]
CSP Attendee Finds Place in ASA’s Big Tent

Ashleigh Rhodes went to the Conference on Statistical Practice worried she would feel overwhelmed and inexperienced. Instead, she found a place where she blended in.

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[1 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 71 views]
Council of Chapters: History, Organization, and Objectives

Similar to the ASA, the broad objective of a chapter is to promote statistics and its applications. Here, Alex Hanlon and James Cochran explain the purpose of the ASA’s chapters and how you can participate in them.

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[1 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 345 views]
ASA, MAA Develop Guidelines for Teaching Introductory Statistics Course

The ASA and Mathematical Association of America have developed recommended qualifications for an instructor teaching a modern introductory statistics course.

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[31 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 313 views]
Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering in Mathematical and Statistical Sciences

Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering in Mathematical and Statistical Sciences is a relatively new funding opportunity managed by the Division of Mathematical Sciences of the National Science Foundation. The next submission window is November 25 to December 9.

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[1 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 260 views]
Picture This!

The International Year of Statistics sponsored a photo contest for students in grades/years 7–12 to mark the end of the year-long celebration of statistical science. Take a look to find out who won and peruse their pictures.

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[1 Mar 2014 | One Comment | 402 views]
Meet Charles J. Rothwell, Director, National Center for Health Statistics

Amstat News invited the director of the National Center for Health Statistics, Charles J. Rothwell, to respond to a few questions so readers could learn more about him and the agency he leads.

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[1 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 249 views]
NIH, NSF, Statistical Agencies Receive Final FY14 Budgets

Just over three months into the current fiscal year, Congress and the president finalized the fiscal year 2014 (FY14) budgets, a move facilitated by the December budget deal easing sequestration for both FY14 and FY15.

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[1 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 352 views]
The Statistics Education of Teachers

The release in 2012 and widespread adoption in most states of the Common Core State Standard for Mathematics have dramatically increased the amount of statistical content and expectations for teaching statistics in grades 6–12.

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[1 Feb 2014 | No Comment | 262 views]
Statistics2013 Becomes The World of Statistics

In light of the success of Statistics2013, organizers decided it was essential to continue the global movement and rechristened Statistics2013 The World of Statistics.

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[1 Feb 2014 | 2 Comments | 469 views]
Recognizing the ASA’s Lifetime Members

Here is a list of the ASA’s lifetime members.

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