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[1 Feb 2012 | 2 Comments | 4,294 views]

ASA President Robert Rodriguez explains our need for statistical leaders and offers ways to develop leaders of the future.

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[1 Feb 2012 | Comments Off on Consider Donating Textbooks to Statisticians in Cuba | 1,027 views]

Chris Barker recently visited Cuba and found that statisticians there need statistics books. Here, he explains how you can help.

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[1 Feb 2012 | Comments Off on Applied Probability Workshop on Tap for June | 610 views]

The International Workshop in Applied Probability will be held in Jerusalem, Israel, from June 11–14.

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[1 Feb 2012 | Comments Off on Highlights from the COPAFS December 2011 Meeting | 655 views]

COPAFS is the Council of Professional Associations on Federal Statistics and acts as an advocate for the development and dissemination of high-quality federal statistics. Member organizations include professional associations, businesses, research institutes, and others interested in federal statistics. Through COPAFS, members have an opportunity to review and affect issues such as timeliness, quality, confidentiality, and the relevance of data. COPAFS holds quarterly meetings, the last one being on December 2, 2011.

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[1 Feb 2012 | Comments Off on International Year of Statistics Strives to Increase Visibility of Profession | 2,771 views]

The ASA has joined other leading statistical societies to declare 2013 the International Year of Statistics in order to promote the importance of statistics to the broader scientific community, business and government data users, media, policymakers, employers, students, and the general public. Here, ASA Executive Director Ron Wasserstein describes the focus of the event.