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[1 Dec 2014 | No Comment | 48 views]

In his final President’s Corner, Nat Schenker ponders the question, “If you had a ‘do over,’ would you accept the nomination again?”

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[1 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 124 views]

ASA President Nathaniel Schenker details a number of activities ASA has created to strengthen the role of the profession in the areas of Big Data and data science, and outlines important steps ASA has taken in education and professional development.

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[1 Oct 2014 | One Comment | 563 views]

For the October President’s Corner, Nathaniel Schenker invited Scott Keeter, director of survey research for the Pew Research Center in Washington, DC, to write a column about election polling.

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[1 Sep 2014 | 2 Comments | 195 views]

For the September President’s Corner, Nathaniel Schenker invited Andrew Bray, postdoctoral research associate at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, to write about student perspectives on DataFest.

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[1 Aug 2014 | No Comment | 78 views]

President Nathaniel Schenker discusses his interactions with ASA Chapters.

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[1 Jul 2014 | 2 Comments | 337 views]

President Nathaniel Schenker answers the question, “Will you advise your son to take a course in statistics?”

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[1 Jun 2014 | One Comment | 341 views]

The ASA will launch a campaign to elevate public and media awareness of statistical science and change the public’s perception of statisticians by educating them about the many ways they help solve policy, research, business, and other problems.

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[1 May 2014 | No Comment | 155 views]

This month’s column presents the third in a series of interviews about ASA President Nathaniel Schenker’s presidential initiatives. Here, he interviews Janet Buckingham of Southwest Research Institute about training in statistical leadership for working statisticians .

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[1 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 167 views]

Nathaniel Schenker interviews David Banks, chair of a workgroup charged with developing a prototype for the long-discussed statistics portal, an enhanced repository for important statistical information that would not ordinarily reside in a journal.

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[1 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 243 views]

For his March President’s column, Nathaniel Schenker sits down with Nicholas Horton, chair of the initiative to update the ASA’s Curriculum Guidelines for Undergraduate Programs in Statistical Science, to learn about where the initiative is heading.