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[1 Sep 2016 | No Comment | 356 views]
What Is Mentoring, and Why Is It a Good Thing?

Terry Speed explores the definition of mentoring. Is it a one-to-one, face-to-face interaction, or can it be something more?

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[1 Sep 2016 | No Comment | 194 views]
On Academic Mentoring

Murali Haran and David Hunter believe mentoring is a skill that needs to be honed. Here, they offer tips on how to improve your mentoring skills and enhance your role as a mentor.

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[1 Sep 2016 | No Comment | 154 views]
Peer-to-Peer Mentoring: How It Fits into the Statistics Living Learning Community at Purdue

Mark Ward discusses the Living Learning Community at Purdue and shares his tips on peer-to-peer mentoring.

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[1 Sep 2016 | No Comment | 118 views]
JSM Diversity Workshop and Mentoring Program: Reflections After 7 Years

The ASA Committee on Minorities in Statistics has offered one of two concomitant programs every year at the Joint Statistical Meetings. These programs are often spoken of interchangeably, as the core objectives of fostering enduring mentoring relationships and preparing statisticians of diverse backgrounds for career success are a common thread.

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[1 Aug 2016 | No Comment | 241 views]
ASA Volunteers Create Resource  for Teachers: Statistical Commons

To address several recurring challenges in teaching statistics, and to create new value for members of the ASA, volunteers created a website that allows teachers to share lectures, exams, quizzes, data sets, and more.

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[1 Aug 2016 | No Comment | 157 views]
ASA Leaders Reminisce: Ronald L. Wasserstein

In the 20th installment of the Amstat News series of interviews with ASA presidents and executive directors, we feature a discussion with current ASA Executive Director Ronald L. Wasserstein.

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[1 Aug 2016 | No Comment | 150 views]
ESRA Award Winner Talks Physics and Statistics

Natalie Wolchover, 2016 winner of the Excellence in Statistical Reporting Award, shares insights and anecdotes from her extensive science writing career.

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[1 Aug 2016 | 4 Comments | 811 views]
Kelly Zou: Mathematics, Statistics, Data Science, and Dreams

In the second interview in the leadership series launched by the ASA’s Biopharmaceutical Section, Kelly Zou discusses leadership, goals, mentoring, and life outside of work.

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[1 Jul 2016 | No Comment | 250 views]
The Makings of a Survey Methodologist—and a Survey Methodology Conference

QDET2 conference chair Amanda Wilmot discusses her experience in survey research and shares what she hopes participants will learn from attending the conference in November.

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[1 Jul 2016 | No Comment | 229 views]
Staff Spotlight: New Science Policy Fellow Amy Nussbaum

The ASA is excited to welcome Amy Nussbaum to the ASA as the inaugural science policy fellow. Read all about her!