[1 Jul 2012 | Comments Off on Gender Balance in ASA Activities | 1,234 views]
This report explores the gender balance in a variety of activities supported by the American Statistical Association. It highlights areas in which gender disparities have subsided and in which they persist. Results on the latter suggest ASA sections in which women are proportionately represented are not well represented in the ASA awards structure. It suggests that offering awards related to statistics in the life and social sciences may improve the gender balance in awards given by the ASA.
[1 Jun 2012 | Comments Off on Joseph Ibrahim Named JASA Editor | 1,299 views]
The ASA editorial search committee named Joseph Ibrahim as the next coordinating editor of the Journal of the American Statistical Association (JASA) and editor of JASA’s section on Applications and Case Studies.
Amstat News is the monthly membership magazine of the American Statistical Association, bringing you news and notices of the ASA, its chapters, its sections, and its members. Other departments in the magazine include announcements and news of upcoming meetings, continuing education courses, and statistics awards.
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