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[1 Jan 2011 | Comments Off on A Message from New JABES Editor | 1,449 views]

Montse Fuentes introduces herself as the new editor of the Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental Statistics and discusses goals for the upcoming year.

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[1 Jan 2011 | One Comment | 1,393 views]

The Scientific and Public Affairs Committee invites all 2011 JSM poster authors to compete for a policy applications prize in its second semiannual Statistical Significance competition.

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[1 Jan 2011 | Comments Off on Trainees Wanted for SIBS II Program | 1,502 views]
Trainees Wanted for SIBS II Program

In response to a national shortage of trained biostatisticians, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute funded three annual summer internship programs at various biostatistics/statistics departments throughout the country. The success of these prompted more programs to be funded, and those programs need participants.

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[1 Jan 2011 | Comments Off on Accreditation: Pilot Test Successful, Program Under Way | 1,974 views]
Accreditation: Pilot Test Successful, Program Under Way

About 60 members signed up to be part of the pilot test for the ASA’s program for voluntary individual accreditation. The process went well and is now open to more applications.

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[1 Dec 2010 | Comments Off on Symposium Given in Honor of Steve Lagakos | 1,186 views]

A day-long symposium in honor of Steve Lagakos was held at the Harvard School of Public Health on October 22. Lagakos, a professor of biostatistics at Harvard, died in a car accident with his wife and mother-in-law on October 13, 2009.