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Sixteen members of the San Francisco Bay Area Chapter chose Nolan Kamitaki from Waiakea High School in Hilo, Hawaii, as the winner of the ASA Council of Chapters prize for the best use of statistics at the 2010 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair.

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The ASA and Berkeley Electronic Press (bepress) recently partnered to publish the Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports, which has been a forum for scholars on the cutting edge of research in quantitative sports analysis since 2005. As a result of the partnership, ASA members will have free electronic access.

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The twelfth Enhancing Diversity in Graduate Education (EDGE) Program was hosted by North Carolina State University in June. Cofounded by Sylvia Bozeman of Spelman College and Rhonda Hughes of Bryn Mawr College, EDGE is an intensive four-week program designed to equip female college graduates with the tools they need to successfully complete graduate programs in the mathematical and statistical sciences.

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Although statistics is a young discipline, it has grown to be an essential tool for all areas of human endeavor in the last century. Indeed, there is demand by government, industry, and academia throughout the world for statisticians to help in the decisionmaking process. Therefore, it is one of the aims of the C. R. Rao Advanced Institute of Mathematics Statistics and Computer Science (AIMSCS) to encourage talented young students to pursue statistics careers.

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This month’s member spotlight is on Grace O’Neill, a survey methodologist at the Energy Information Administration (EIA) in the Statistics and Methods group.