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[1 Aug 2014 | No Comment | 168 views]
ESRA Winner Talks About Statistics at Work, Play

Morteza Marzjarani interviews Alan Schwarz, the 2013 winner of the Excellence in Statistical Reporting Award.

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[1 Aug 2014 | No Comment | 707 views]
What Is Simply Statistics?

The Amstat News staff interviews Jeff Leek, Roger Peng, and Rafa Irizarry about their blog, “Simply Statistics.”

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[1 Aug 2014 | No Comment | 379 views]
<em>Science</em> Establishes Dedicated Statistical Review Panel

Science magazine editor-in-chief, Marcia McNutt, recently announced the July 1 appointment of a new statistical board of reviewing editors (SBoRE)—composed of prominent members of the statistical community—that will help address reproducibility issues and increase confidence in the papers published in the magazine.

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The ASA Fellow Award: 2014 Update

The 2014 ASA Fellow awards were presented at JSM in Boston, Massachusetts, on the occasion of the 175th anniversary of the association.

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[1 Jul 2014 | One Comment | 142 views]
ASA Participates in Capitol Hill Event Highlighting NSF-Funded Research

The annual Capitol Hill Exhibition to highlight research funding sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) took place during deliberations of NSF’s fiscal year 2015 budget and consideration of a controversial House Science, Space, and Technology Committee bill reauthorizing the NSF.

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A Statistician's Life, Featured »

[1 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 219 views]
Meet John H. Thompson, U.S. Census Bureau Director

Amstat News invited John H. Thompson, director of the U.S. Census Bureau, to respond to a few questions so readers could learn more about him and the agency he leads. Read on to find out what he had to say.

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[1 Jul 2014 | One Comment | 597 views]
Jessica Utts Elected 111th ASA President

Jessica Utts was recently elected the ASA’s 111th president, while Robert Santos was chosen for a vice president. Read on to learn the complete election results.

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ASA Council of Chapters, Featured »

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Strengthening the Profession Through Chapter Involvement

In addition to supporting individual chapter-level activities and association-wide initiatives, the Council of Chapters is dedicated to making use of the Joint Statistical Meetings to strengthen chapters. Is your chapter representative going to the sponsored meetings?

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[1 Jun 2014 | One Comment | 204 views]
Highlights of the April 2014 ASA Board of Directors Meeting

Learn about what the ASA Board of Directors accomplished during its April meeting.

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WSS Assists with Poster Competition, Festival Booth

Washington Statistical Society members recently did the preliminary judging for posters submitted for the national Poster Competition and also helped the ASA booth at the U.S. Science and Engineering Festival.

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