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[1 Oct 2010 | 2 Comments | 4,151 views]
World Statistics Day

In celebration of World Statistics Day, Amstat News asked staff from several federal statistical agencies to provide a list of their agency’s accomplishments, both recent and historical. Documented here is a rich history of providing statistical data that informs policymaking in the public and private sectors, resulting in economic development and smarter, more effective government. Also documented is a commitment to innovation and adaptation that has kept federal statistical products current and reliable.

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[1 Oct 2010 | Comments Off on Staff Spotlight | 757 views]

The October Amstat News staff spotlight is on Cherrika Gordon, the newest member of the ASA’s customer service department.

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[1 Oct 2010 | Comments Off on Changes on Track for November Issue | 741 views]

Starting with the November issue, the online version of Amstat News will offer more detailed announcements and articles, while the printed version will contain shorter articles to accommodate a smaller, but full-color, magazine.

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[1 Oct 2010 | Comments Off on The American Statistician Call for Editor Nominations | 674 views]

The American Statistical Association invites nominations and applications for the position of editor of The American Statistician.

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[1 Oct 2010 | Comments Off on Workgroup Offers Ideas for Growing Membership | 1,189 views]

What should the ASA do or offer to serve the world’s largest community of statisticians? The Membership Growth Workgroup advocates a multi-pronged approach to connecting with specific groups within the statistical community. The first set of recommendations and endorsements are aimed at young statisticians; the other sets are aimed at lapsed members, industry statisticians, and government statisticians.