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News and information about members of the ASA highlighted in the October issue. For a complete listing of news and information about the members of the ASA, click here.

Government Statistics, Section News »

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The Government Statistics Section sponsored their first data challenge in 2015.

Section News, Statistics in Epidemiology »

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The Section on Statistics in Epidemiology invites applications from young investigators who will present their papers at JSM 2016, July 30 to August 4, in Chicago.

Section News, Statistical Education »

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The Statistical Education Section had a productive JSM 2015 under program chair Erin Blankenship, sponsoring or cosponsoring 11 invited panels/sessions, 10 topic-contributed panels/sessions, nine contributed paper sessions, one traditional poster session, two speed poster sessions, and five roundtables.

Member News, People News »

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The department of biostatistics at the University of Michigan held its first undergraduate summer program, “Transforming Analytical Learning in the Era of Big Data.” The program was attended by 29 undergraduate students.

Obituaries, People News »

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Obituaries for Yvonne Bishop and Robert Verhalen

Member News, President's Corner »

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JSM 2015 boasted another record attendance, exceeding the tremendous turnout for the 175th anniversary in Boston last year by about 50 people.

Biometrics, Section News »

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The Biometrics Section held its annual business committee meeting at JSM in Seattle.

Quality and Productivity, Section News »

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Section members Robert Small of Sanofi Pasteur and Keying Ye of The University of Texas, San Antonio, were elected as ASA Fellows this year.

People News »

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Dave Higdon, chair of the ASA Committee on Funded Research, presented with seven representatives of federal funding agencies at the Funding Opportunities for Statisticians meeting during JSM in Seattle.