The ASA’s StatFest 2009 was held in conjunction with the third annual Field of Dreams Conference of the National Alliance for Doctoral Studies in the Mathematical Sciences (the Alliance) in Iowa City, Iowa, September 25–27. Eighty-eight students of diverse backgrounds from colleges and universities outside of Iowa came to the one-and-a-half day conference.
The Division of Mathematical Sciences (DMS) at the National Science Foundation (NSF) has formed a partnership with the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) to develop the next generation of mathematical and statistical algorithms for the detection of chemical and biological threats.
The ASA announces the selection of candidates for the 2010 election. The winning candidates’ terms will begin in 2011. The ASA is emailing ballots this year, so look for your ballots in your email inbox. Paper ballots will be mailed only to those without email addresses on file with the ASA. Voting begins March 16, 2010, and ends May 17, 2010. Results will be announced after the election ends.
Click here for all of the candidates’ full biographies.
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