President's Corner »

[1 Mar 2012 | Comments Off on Statistical Leadership: Developing Leaders Through ASA Service | 1,704 views]

ASA president, Bob Rodriguez, focuses on ways in which ASA service offers opportunities for developing leadership potential.

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[1 Mar 2012 | One Comment | 2,535 views]
Meet U.S. Census Bureau Director Robert Groves

Amstat News invited Robert Groves, director of the U.S. Census Bureau, to respond to a few questions so readers could learn more about him and the agency he leads.

Additional Features, News and Announcements »

[1 Mar 2012 | 2 Comments | 2,605 views]

Rajshahi University Statistics Department held the Golden Jubilee Celebrations on December 23-24, 2011 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the department.

Cover Story »

[1 Mar 2012 | Comments Off on ASA Board of Directors Candidates | 19,205 views]
ASA Board of Directors Candidates

The ASA announces the selection of candidates for the 2012 election.

Statisticians in History »

[27 Feb 2012 | Comments Off on Gertrude M. Cox (1900—1978) | 98 views]

By Sandra Stinnet and collaborators, first published in The American Statistician, May 1990, Vol. 44, No. 2.
Born January 13, 1900, in Dayton, Iowa, Gertrude M. Cox reflected the upbringing of the times and location. She was instilled with ethics, moral courage, and determination. This, combined with her grand dreams and the genius and tenacity to materialize them, resulted in legendary accomplishments and awed those who knew her. Her exceptional organizational ability and her realization that statistics needed to be made practical for those working in agricultural and biological research …