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Capture the essence of the largest and arguably the most diverse statistical association in the world in eight words. That was one of the challenges presented to the 2010 Public Awareness Workgroup at JSM 2009. One year, three surveys, many meetings, hundreds of emails, and thousands of words later, the challenge was met.

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Volume 23, Issue 3 of CHANCE includes articles about elections graphics, statistical election auditing, and epidemiology associated with election days.

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The American Statistical Association invites nominations and applications for the position of editor of the Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports.

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The ASA recently named Sam Behseta the next executive editor of CHANCE magazine. Behseta is an associate professor in the department of mathematics at California State University in Fullerton and teaches a variety of undergraduate- and graduate-level statistics courses.

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The Cavell Brownie Scholars JSM Mentoring Program had its inaugural run at the Joint Statistical Meetings in Vancouver, BC, from August 1–4. The program pairs diverse graduate students and postdocs with faculty who provide pointers on how to prepare for a faculty career. It also builds community among scholars from under-represented groups.