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[1 Jul 2014 | 2 Comments | 860 views]
Statistical Scientists Advance Federal Research Initiatives

Responding to calls from the National Science Foundation and White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, three ASA groups wrote whitepapers detailing how statisticians can contribute to administration research initiatives and priorities. The whitepapers, profiled here, cover the BRAIN Initiative, the Big Data Research and Development Initiative, and climate change.

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[1 Jun 2014 | No Comment | 169 views]
Energize Our Future by Practicing Everyday Leadership

The theme of the ASA’s 175th anniversary is “Celebrate Our Past, Energize Our Future.” One does not need to look far into our association’s past to find a rich history of accomplishments. In addition to celebrating our past, the 175th anniversary planning has been focused on the future of the ASA to do our best to lay the foundation for the bicentennial celebrations and beyond.

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[1 May 2014 | No Comment | 241 views]
So Much to See and Do at JSM: Special Events and Presentations

This year’s JSM is particularly special because we’re celebrating our 175th anniversary and have a slew of activities planned.

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[1 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 196 views]
Excitement and Momentum Follow ASA’s Conference on Statistical Practice

Another successful Conference on Statistical Practice is in the books! Warm and sunny Tampa, Florida, was the location for this year’s conference that took place from February 20–22 at the Hilton Tampa Downtown. Four hundred participants enjoyed the short courses, oral sessions, poster sessions, tutorials, and keynote address provided by 2014 ASA President Nathaniel Schenker.

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[1 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 657 views]
ASA Board of Directors Candidates

The ASA announces the selection of candidates for the 2014 election. The winning candidates’ terms will begin in 2015. Make sure to look for your ballots in your email inbox and to vote early.

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[1 Feb 2014 | No Comment | 329 views]
Annual Fund Drive Contributions Beat Last Year’s Record

It has happened again! ASA members have set a new record for generosity in support of their association for the fifth consecutive year. Nearly 700 members contributed a total of nearly $68,000, up 29% from last year’s record total.

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[1 Jan 2014 | One Comment | 197 views]
The ASA in Their Words

The 175th Anniversary Steering Committee asks societies to say a few words about ASA.

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[1 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 261 views]
Nominations Sought for ASA Fellow

The ASA Committee on Fellows invites you to nominate colleagues for the award of “Fellow of the ASA.” Nomination packages must be submitted online by 3 p.m. March 1, 2014.

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[1 Nov 2013 | No Comment | 229 views]
Conference on Statistical Practice Mentoring Program to Help Promote Statistics

The ASA Conference on Statistical Practice (CSP) to take place February 20–22 in Tampa, Florida, will provide attendees opportunities to learn new statistical methodologies and best practices in statistical analysis, design, consulting, and statistical programming. This year, CSP also will provide opportunities for attendees to further their careers and strengthen their relationships in the statistical community.

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[1 Oct 2013 | No Comment | 384 views]
Celebrating the International Year of Statistics in Montréal

Bhramar Mukherjee, JSM 2013 program chair, recounts her experience at JSM in Montréal, Québec, Canada. Following her reflections is a summary of the awards winners and COPSS honorees.

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