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[1 Jul 2012 | Comments Off on Diversity Workshop, Mentoring Program to Be Held at JSM | 906 views]

The ASA Committee on Minorities in Statistics will host a diversity workshop and mentoring program at JSM from July 29 to August 1. Students, faculty, and professional statisticians from government and industry are encouraged to participate.

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[1 Jul 2012 | Comments Off on Inform New Activities, Programs to Support K–16 Mathematics, Statistics Education | 478 views]

The National Science Foundation and the U.S. Department of Education is interested in input that can inform new activities and programs to support and improve K-12 mathematics education.

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[1 Jul 2012 | Comments Off on Islamic Countries Conference on Statistical Sciences Planned | 633 views]

The 12th biennial Islamic Countries Conference on Statistical Sciences (ICCS-12) will be held in Doha, the capital of Qatar, from December 19–22.

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[1 Jul 2012 | Comments Off on Gender Balance in ASA Activities | 1,255 views]
Gender Balance in ASA Activities

This report explores the gender balance in a variety of activities supported by the American Statistical Association. It highlights areas in which gender disparities have subsided and in which they persist. Results on the latter suggest ASA sections in which women are proportionately represented are not well represented in the ASA awards structure. It suggests that offering awards related to statistics in the life and social sciences may improve the gender balance in awards given by the ASA.

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[1 Jul 2012 | Comments Off on Biopharmaceutical Applied Statistics Symposium | 1,866 views]

The 19th annual biopharmaceutical applied statistics symposium, BASS XIX, will be held November 5–9 at the Mulberry Inn Suites in historic Savannah, Georgia.