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[1 Jan 2017 | One Comment | 97 views]

This month, incoming ASA President Barry Nussbaum writes about his background, his experience at the EPA, and some of his goals for the coming year.

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[1 Dec 2016 | One Comment | 94 views]

In her last President’s Corner column, Jessica Utts addresses two relatively unrelated themes—the ASA’s transition to Barry Nussbaum as president and the new president of the United States.

Additional Features, Award Deadlines and Information, President's Corner »

[1 Nov 2016 | No Comment | 114 views]

Take the time to thank someone who has been influential in your life by nominating them for an award!

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[1 Oct 2016 | 3 Comments | 352 views]

In this month’s President’s Invited Column, the Statistics Careers for AP Statistics & Other K-12 Classrooms working group shares information about ASA President Jessica Utts’ presidential initiative to provide statistics career information to Advanced Placement Statistics students and other high-school students, teachers, counselors, and parents.

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[1 Sep 2016 | No Comment | 706 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.

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[1 Aug 2016 | One Comment | 366 views]
How a Salsa-Dancing Former Monk from Argentina Is Instilling Confidence and Wonder in Her Statistics Students

ASA President Jessica Utts interviews Monica Dabos, exploring her thought-provoking ideas about fostering creativity, collaboration, and personal development in her students.

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[1 Jul 2016 | One Comment | 374 views]

ASA Vice President Rob Santos discusses Jessica Utts’s presidential initiatives on media training for statisticians and provides his insights on statisticians and the media.

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[1 Jun 2016 | One Comment | 561 views]

ASA President Jessica Utts explores Nightingale’s powerful lessons for statisticians today and shares her discussion with internationally recognized Nightingale scholar Barbara Dossey.

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[2 May 2016 | 4 Comments | 653 views]

In honor of the exam’s 20th anniversary, ASA President Jessica Utts provide a behind-the-scenes look at its features, including who writes it, who grades it, and why people keep coming back to grade exams for a full week!

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[1 Apr 2016 | 2 Comments | 612 views]

For the past year, the ASA has had a committee working on elucidating principles that should accompany the use of p-values. I asked ASA executive director Ron Wasserstein to answer some questions about how this came about.