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[1 Sep 2012 | Comments Off on Benefits and Opportunities Associated with the ASA’s Accredited Professional Statistician Program | 1,969 views]

The ASA has offered voluntary professional accreditation for a year and a half now and, as the number of Accredited Professional Statisticians has grown, so have the benefits provided by the ASA to accredited members.

Statisticians in History »

[1 Sep 2012 | Comments Off on Joe Ward: A Champion for Statistics Education | 1,796 views]

Education was in Joe Ward’s blood, and his favorite subject in school was math. These interests led him to have a career as a math teacher and basketball coach.

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[1 Sep 2012 | Comments Off on Master’s Degrees in Analytics | 8,229 views]

Universities have begun to develop degrees and certificate programs geared toward analytics.These unique programs offer students hands-on experience so they are ready to enter the work force with the skills needed to succeed. A few such programs and their unique aspects are highlighted here.

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[1 Sep 2012 | Comments Off on Putting the ‘Work’ in Networking | 2,083 views]
Putting the ‘Work’ in Networking

Networking is the practice of making meaningful connections with people, usually one person at a time. Most new opportunities and productive work relationships are made through informal face-to-face contacts based on a few degrees of separation. In this article, Bill Williams, organizational learning consultant, addresses the basics of how to seek and establish useful connections with others and prepare yourself to represent your capabilities, or those of the group in which you work, effectively. Even if you think of yourself as somewhat shy, you’ll see how this can be done with just a little stretch on your part.

Statisticians in History »

[1 Sep 2012 | Comments Off on Judith Tanur: A Woman of Many Hats | 1,875 views]

Judith Tanur has had an enriching career in statistics lasting five decades. As a statistician, editor, adviser, and mentor who has made many contributions to statistics and education, she also has inspired students through her work at Stony Brook University. She is a woman of many hats.