Additional Features »

[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.

President's Corner »

[1 Oct 2011 | Comments Off on A Global Experience | 797 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.

Additional Features, COPAFS Corner »

[1 Oct 2011 | Comments Off on COPAFS Report for June Meeting | 803 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.

Featured »

[1 Sep 2011 | 10 Comments | 10,191 views]
Visualizing Data: Challenges to Presentation of Quality Graphics—and Solutions

Naomi Robbins, author of Creating More Effective Graphs, offers tips for solving some of the problems statisticians face when preparing data presentations.

Additional Features, Statisticians in History »

[1 Sep 2011 | 4 Comments | 3,622 views]

Fritz Scheuren, past ASA president, is committed to improving the lives of others. The evidence of this can be seen through his human rights projects, volunteer work, and leadership activities.