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[1 May 2017 | One Comment | 123 views]

Applications are being accepted for the JSM Diversity Mentoring Program, which brings minority graduate and undergraduate students, postdoctoral scholars, and junior professionals together with senior-level statisticians and faculty in academia, government, and the private sector in a structured program during the Joint Statistical Meetings.

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[1 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on What Is Mentoring, and Why Is It a Good Thing? | 693 views]
What Is Mentoring, and Why Is It a Good Thing?

Terry Speed explores the definition of mentoring. Is it a one-to-one, face-to-face interaction, or can it be something more?

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[1 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on On Academic Mentoring | 369 views]
On Academic Mentoring

Murali Haran and David Hunter believe mentoring is a skill that needs to be honed. Here, they offer tips on how to improve your mentoring skills and enhance your role as a mentor.

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[1 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Peer-to-Peer Mentoring: How It Fits into the Statistics Living Learning Community at Purdue | 404 views]
Peer-to-Peer Mentoring: How It Fits into the Statistics Living Learning Community at Purdue

Mark Ward discusses the Living Learning Community at Purdue and shares his tips on peer-to-peer mentoring.

Columns, Mentoring, President's Corner, President's Invited Column »

[1 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Whoa! Statisticians Put Second City to Shame with Improv Performance at JSM 2016 | 791 views]

This month’s President’s Invited Column provides an update on the two media initiatives, the Statistical Media Ambassadors program and the Media Training Workshop.

Mentoring, Mentoring Programs »

[1 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Washington Statistical Society Builds Community Through Mentoring | 98 views]

The Washington Statistical Society started a mentoring program in January 2015. Mark Otto talks about how it grew and what the society learned.

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[1 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Mentoring Programs | 351 views]

Here is a list of the ASA’s mentoring programs in this issue.

A Statistician's Life, Additional Features, Influential Mentors, Mentoring, Statisticians in History »

[1 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Brian at OMB | 134 views]

Grace Medley writes about her mentor Brian Harris-Kojetin who was the Jeanne E. Griffith Mentoring award winner in 2013.

Cover Story, Mentoring »

[1 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Mentoring Using Motivational Interviewing: One Path to Becoming a Quality Mentor | 490 views]
Mentoring Using Motivational Interviewing: One Path to Becoming a Quality Mentor

This year’s special issue is all about mentoring. Mary Kwasny and Colleen Stiles-Shields discuss mentoring using the motivational interviewing technique; Terry Speed looks at what mentoring is and isn’t; and Mark Ward shares his tips for peer-to-peer mentoring. Also included in this list is a piece by David Hunter and Murali Haran, who look at the positive outcomes of academic mentoring. We also feature several influential statisticians such as Mary Gray, Doug Zahn, Terry Speed, and Brian Harris-Kojetin. And we made sure to post many of the ASA’s mentoring programs in this issue. Enjoy!

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[1 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on ASA Mentoring Award | 70 views]

The ASA Mentoring Award honors those people recognized by their colleagues for their sustained efforts over a long period supporting the work and developing the careers of statisticians.