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[1 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 176 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 | 551 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 | 289 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 | 171 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 | 252 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 | 210 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 | 353 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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[1 Sep 2013 | One Comment | 909 views]
Influence: Essential for Success as a Statistician

Although the acquisition and application of statistical skills is a necessary step in achieving success as a professional statistician, it is not sufficient. One also must develop the ability to influence customers, colleagues, managers, and subordinates. This can be especially problematic when those you are trying to influence are not statistically savvy and you must convince them of the merits of a particular statistical approach.

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[1 Aug 2013 | One Comment | 352 views]
ASA Accreditation: Everything You’ve Wanted to Know

ASA Executive Director Ron Wasserstein answers some common questions about the ASA’s accreditation program.

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[1 Jul 2013 | No Comment | 160 views]
ASA Applauds Sen. Hagan on Resolution Designating 2013 as International Year of Statistics

The American Statistical Association praised Sen. Kay Hagan (D-NC) for the introduction of a resolution designating this year as the International Year of Statistics.

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