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[1 Oct 2011 | One Comment | 1,233 views]
‘Reverse’ Time Capsule Kicks Off Preparations for 175th Anniversary Celebration

As we look forward to celebrating the ASA’s 175th anniversary, we invite you to participate in our “reverse” time capsule project.

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[1 Oct 2011 | Comments Off on Nilanjan Chatterjee Wins COPSS Awards | 2,787 views]

The Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies (COPSS) annually presents awards to honor statisticians under the age of 41 for their outstanding research contributions and service to further the field of statistics. This year, along with the COPSS president’s award, Nilanjan Chatterjee was selected to receive the COPSS Snedecor award. Chatterjee, known for his important and diverse contributions across biostatistics, epidemiology and genetics, spoke to Bhramar Mukherjee’s about winning the two awards.

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[1 Oct 2011 | Comments Off on Highlights of the July 2011 ASA Board of Directors Meeting | 2,586 views]

Under the leadership of ASA President Nancy Geller, the ASA Board worked through an interesting and important policy agenda during its meeting from July 29–30 in the Loews Hotel, Miami Beach, Florida.

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[1 Oct 2011 | Comments Off on A Global Experience | 796 views]

One of the responsibilities of the ASA president is to travel to many places and represent the ASA. In mid-August, ASA President Nancy Geller had the privilege of attending the International Statistical Institute (ISI) World Statistics Congress in Dublin, Ireland.

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[1 Oct 2011 | Comments Off on COPAFS Report for June Meeting | 798 views]

The Council of Professional Associations on Federal Statistics (COPAFS) 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 taking place on June 3.