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[1 Nov 2012 | Comments Off on Six Challenges for the Statistical Community | 1,372 views]
Six Challenges for the Statistical Community

Alan B. Krueger, White House Council of Economic Advisers chair, gave the President’s Invited Lecture at the 2012 Joint Statistical Meetings in San Diego, California. Read on for a version of his talk.

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Victor Morin talks about his career path and the many turns he took along the way, from the Navy’s Officer Candidate School to the White House to Boeing to GE to Amazon.com to Ecolab Research Center.

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[1 Nov 2012 | Comments Off on ASA Awards: Recognizing Excellence and Raising Visibility | 873 views]

ASA President Bob Rodriguez describes the steps the ASA is taking to expand the awards program and increase its visibility.

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[1 Oct 2012 | Comments Off on NSF Funding Opportunities of the CDS&E-MSS Program | 1,093 views]

The Division of Mathematical Sciences at the National Science Foundation launched a new program called Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering in Mathematical and Statistical Sciences (CDS&E-MSS) in October 2011 to promote the creation and development of the next generation of mathematical and statistical theories and methodologies that will be essential for addressing computational or big-data challenges in various sciences, engineering, and education. Read on to learn about the type of projects funded.

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[1 Oct 2012 | Comments Off on Career Success Training for Statisticians: A Progress Update | 1,960 views]

One of the presidential initiatives Bob Rodriguez described in his first column was the formation of a workgroup to develop career-building courses that enable statisticians to become more successful. Here, workgroup chair Bob Starbuck explains how this effort has evolved, how you can contribute, and how you will benefit.