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[1 Oct 2010 | Comments Off on Highlights of the July 2010 ASA Board of Directors Meeting | 954 views]

ASA President Sastry Pantula led a board meeting heavily focused on implementing the ASA’s strategic plan July 30–31, during the Joint Statistical Meetings in Vancouver, British Columbia. Here are the highlights.

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[1 Oct 2010 | 2 Comments | 2,162 views]
Women in Science Still Overlooked

This report summarizes a variety of ways women are involved in activities related to the ASA. Some of the statistics presented point to areas in which there should be concerted efforts to involve more women. Others could inform plans to hone ASA activities so they appeal to the current mix of members.

President's Corner »

[1 Oct 2010 | Comments Off on Let’s All Celebrate the First World Statistics Day | 2,090 views]

ASA President Sastry Pantula takes World Statistics Day as an opportunity to thank all statisticians who work on federal statistics around the globe for their valuable service to humanity and asks everyone to celebrate their service, professionalism, and integrity.

Additional Features, Statisticians in History »

[1 Sep 2010 | Comments Off on Jack Wolfowitz: Applying Mathematical Statistics to Practical Problems | 3,375 views]

Here, Lionel Weiss discusses the life of Jack (Jacob) Wolfowitz, who was considered unmatched in his ability as a teacher and an eminent researcher in coding theory.

A Statistician's Life, Featured »

[1 Sep 2010 | Comments Off on Getting a Job: What Distinguishes You? | 5,743 views]
Getting a Job: What Distinguishes You?

The Mayo Clinic Division of Biomedical Statistics and Informatics (BSI) recruits top statisticians at all levels. There is intense competition for talented people. What do they look for in a statistician? Here, you’ll find out what it takes to be the top candidate for a job.