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[1 Apr 2011 | Comments Off on Papers Sought for FCSM Research Conference | 952 views]

The Federal Committee on Statistical Methodology is planning a research conference—to be held at the Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC, from January 10–12, 2012—and abstracts are being accepted.

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[1 Apr 2011 | Comments Off on Statisticians Evaluate Program-Ranking Methods | 1,302 views]

Ron Wasserstein, ASA executive director, describes a workshop that focused on how assessing the quality of academic programs has become an increasingly important issue.

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[1 Apr 2011 | One Comment | 2,095 views]

Five members of the ASA’s Advisory Committee on Climate Change Policy joined 30 scientists from other disciplines to participate in the first Climate Science Day on February 17. The scientists formed multidisciplinary teams to meet with members of Congress or their staffs about climate science and offer their help in answering questions relating to climate science.

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[1 Apr 2011 | Comments Off on Judges Sought for ASA Project Competition | 800 views]

The ASA/NCTM Joint Committee on Curriculum in Statistics and Probability is seeking judges for the ASA Project Competition.

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[1 Apr 2011 | Comments Off on Davidian to Give Keynote at Women’s Symposium | 1,013 views]

Marie Davidian, William Neal Reynolds Professor of Statistics and director of the Center for Quantitative Sciences in Biomedicine at North Carolina State University, will deliver the keynote address at the North Carolina Symposium for Women in Mathematics and Statistics, to be held at NC State on April 16. Her talk will focus on a variety of applications that require combining mathematical and statistical modeling.