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[1 Aug 2015 | No Comment | 401 views]
2015 Poster, Project Competitions Showcase Winners

The American Statistical Association is pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 Poster Competition and Project Competition.

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[1 Jul 2015 | No Comment | 136 views]
EPA’s Barry D. Nussbaum Elected 112th ASA President

Barry D. Nussbaum, chief statistician at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), was elected the 112th president of the American Statistical Association by the membership.

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[1 Jun 2015 | No Comment | 189 views]
AAPOR’s Polling Transparency Initiative Officially Launches

The American Association for Public Opinion Research’s Transparency Initiative formally opened for business October 8, 2014. Since then, more than 40 survey-based organizations have applied and been accepted for membership, and new members continue to be admitted almost weekly.

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[1 May 2015 | No Comment | 218 views]
6000+ Statisticians Expected in Seattle This August

With more than 3,000 presentations arranged into 183 invited sessions, 400 contributed sessions, and 400 individual poster and speed presentations, the 2015 Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM) will be one of the largest statistical events in the world. Here are a few highlights to let you know what to expect. We hope to see you there!

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[1 Apr 2015 | No Comment | 172 views]
Twice as Nice: Conference on Statistical Practice Has Another Successful Year

The 2015 Conference on Statistical Practice in New Orleans, Louisiana, was a big success, with more than 400 attendees and participants enjoying short courses, poster sessions, tutorials, and more.

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[1 Mar 2015 | 2 Comments | 852 views]
Academic Salary Survey: What’s Your Number?

This year’s academic salary survey includes both faculty and nonfaculty statisticians and biostatisticians. We received responses from 58 institutions in the United States.

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[1 Feb 2015 | No Comment | 193 views]
Public Relations Campaign Now in Second Year

As this year gets under way, ASA President David Morganstein is asking association members to share news of the This Is Statistics campaign and its promotional resources with students, parents, teachers, and education administrators in their communities. “It is critical that ASA members get involved in this awareness campaign,” said Morganstein. “A thousand voices speaking as one are more powerful and effective than a single voice. By spreading the word about the This Is Statistics campaign, you will make new connections that otherwise will not be established.“

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[1 Jan 2015 | One Comment | 724 views]
An Update to the American Community Survey Program

What is the status of the American Community Survey (ACS), and what are the significant developments, challenges, and achievements that have marked the ACS in the last decade? Read on to find out.

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[1 Dec 2014 | One Comment | 276 views]
The Future Lies Ahead

Our 175th year is coming to an end, and with that come two temptations. One is to look forward to the 200th anniversary, 25 years from now. The other is to look backward at the past 175 years and assess what we have accomplished. Here, column editor Steven Stigler takes the shorter view and predicts what the future will offer the ASA in 2039.

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[1 Nov 2014 | One Comment | 174 views]
ASA Gears up for Conference on Statistical Practice

The fourth annual ASA Conference on Statistical Practice will take place February 19 – 21 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Attendees will have opportunities to learn new statistical methodologies and best practices in statistical analysis, design, consulting, and statistical programming. Early registration for the conference closes on January 5.