[1 Oct 2012 | Comments Off on ASA Commends NSF for Initiative, Commitment to Increasing Statistics Profile | 1,010 views]
During the August meeting of the Mathematical and Physical Sciences Advisory Committee, National Science Foundation (NSF) Assistant Director Ed Seidel announced in an initiative to “examine funding for statistical sciences research at NSF, including organizational alternatives and new initiatives.”
[1 Sep 2012 | Comments Off on Benefits and Opportunities Associated with the ASA’s Accredited Professional Statistician Program | 1,946 views]
The ASA has offered voluntary professional accreditation for a year and a half now and, as the number of Accredited Professional Statisticians has grown, so have the benefits provided by the ASA to accredited members.
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