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[1 Oct 2012 | Comments Off on NSF Funding Opportunities of the CDS&E-MSS Program | 1,106 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 | 1,983 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.

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[1 Oct 2012 | Comments Off on International Conference on Data Mining Planned | 649 views]

The department of statistics at Rajshahi University in Bangladesh will host the International Conference on Statistical Data Mining for Bioinformatics, Health, Agriculture, and Environment. The objective of the conference is to build an active relationship between academic statisticians-mathematicians and scientists from other disciplines who use statistics and mathematics extensively.

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[1 Oct 2012 | Comments Off on Papers Sought for Economics, Finance Journal | 1,246 views]

The editors of the new Journal of Research in Economics and International Finance are accepting original articles in basic and applied research as well as case studies and critical reviews, surveys, opinions, commentaries, and essays.

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[1 Oct 2012 | 2 Comments | 2,424 views]
Meet NCHS Director, Edward Sondik

Amstat News invited Edward J. Sondik of the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) to respond to a few questions so readers could learn more about him and the agency he leads.