[1 Aug 2010 | Comments Off on AIMSCS Inspires Students to Pursue Statistics | 1,130 views]
Although statistics is a young discipline, it has grown to be an essential tool for all areas of human endeavor in the last century. Indeed, there is demand by government, industry, and academia throughout the world for statisticians to help in the decisionmaking process. Therefore, it is one of the aims of the C. R. Rao Advanced Institute of Mathematics Statistics and Computer Science (AIMSCS) to encourage talented young students to pursue statistics careers.
[1 Aug 2010 | Comments Off on Symposium Planned in Honor of Lagakos | 763 views]
There will be a one-day symposium on October 22 in honor of Stephen Lagakos, who died in an accident in October of 2009. Discussion will reflect Lagakos’s interests, including HIV prevention, biostatistical education in the 21st century, and clinical trials.
[1 Aug 2010 | Comments Off on New CE Program Provides Training Any Time, Anywhere | 1,275 views]
The ASA recently launched LearnSTAT OnDemand, a program that offers access to recorded webinars on an on-demand, pay-per-view basis. The recorded webinars are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, all year long.
Amstat News is the monthly membership magazine of the American Statistical Association, bringing you news and notices of the ASA, its chapters, its sections, and its members. Other departments in the magazine include announcements and news of upcoming meetings, continuing education courses, and statistics awards.