Additional Features, COPAFS Corner »

[1 Aug 2012 | Comments Off on The Council of Professional Associations on Federal Statistics: June 2012 Meeting | 1,047 views]

Council of Professional Associations on Federal Statistics (COPAFS) acts as the advocate for the development and dissemination of high-quality federal statistics. Member organizations include professional associations, businesses, research institutes, and others interested in federal statistics. Through COPAFS, members have an opportunity to review and have an effect on issues including timeliness, quality, confidentiality, and relevance of data. COPAFS holds quarterly meetings, the last one being on June 1, 2012. Read on to learn what took place.

President's Corner »

[1 Aug 2012 | 3 Comments | 11,579 views]

ASA President Bob Rodriguez explains why a record number of new college students are registering as statistics majors.

Additional Features, ASA-SIAM Series »

[1 Aug 2012 | One Comment | 1,935 views]

You’ve decided to write a book, or you already have a draft, and now you need to find a publisher. Between you and a publishing contract lies the book proposal form. Every publisher has one, and most of the information included is standard. Here’s what you can expect to be asked when proposing a book to the ASA-SIAM Series on Statistics and Applied Probability.

Additional Features »

[1 Aug 2012 | Comments Off on SAMSI Announces 2013–14 Programs | 601 views]

Here, Richard Smith, director of the Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute, talks about the two programs for the 2013–2014 year: Computational Methods in Social Science and Low-Dimensional Structure in High-Dimensional Systems.

Additional Features, Staff Spotlight »

[1 Aug 2012 | Comments Off on Staff Spotlight | 1,045 views]

Meet Naomi Friedman, the ASA’s newest meetings planner.