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Government Statistics, Section News »

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The Government Statistics Section’s second data challenge in 2016 asked participants to analyze the Department of Transportation’s General Estimates System using any statistical and/or visualization tools and methods

Physical and Engineering Sciences, Section News »

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SPES had a fantastic year of representation at JSM, sponsoring five invited, two topic-contributed, and four contributed paper sessions, as well as one contributed poster session. Jonathan Hobbs of Jet Propulsion Laboratory was also honored with the Outstanding Presentation Award for the SPES topic-contributed paper.

Section News, Statistical Education »

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The Statistical Education Section had a productive JSM 2016, sponsoring or co-sponsoring six invited panels/sessions, seven topic-contributed panels/sessions, eight contributed paper sessions, one traditional poster session, one speed poster session, and 11 roundtables. They also had six members named as new ASA fellows.

Award Deadlines and Information, Featured, Member News »

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Award Deadlines and Information for 2016–2017

Deadlines and contact information for ASA national awards, special lectureships, and COPSS awards

Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies, Meetings »

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The Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies presents awards annually to honor statisticians who have made outstanding contributions to the profession of statistics. For 2016, three awards were presented during the Joint Statistical Meetings in Chicago.

Bayesian Statistical Science, Section News »

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The Section on Bayesian Statistical Science was active at the Joint Statistical Meetings in Chicago, Illinois, sponsoring eight invited, 10 topic-contributed, and 14 contributed sessions.

Section News, Statistics in Epidemiology »

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The Statistics in Epidemiology Section of the ASA invites applications for best paper awards from young investigators who will present their papers at JSM 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland.

People News »

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News and information about members of the ASA highlighted in the October issue

Biometrics, Section News »

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Graduate students from the University of Arizona carried out an outreach project to increase awareness of education and careers in statistics among under-represented students in upper-level math classes in southern Arizona high schools.

Biometrics, Section News »

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The Biometrics Section held its annual business meeting at JSM 2016 in Chicago, Illinois, where they also sponsored six invited sessions (four allocated and two competition), 14 topic-contributed sessions, and 27 contributed sessions.