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StatFest 2017—a free one-day event aimed at encouraging undergraduate students from under-represented groups to consider graduate studies and careers in the statistical sciences—will be held September 23 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Statisticians in History »

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Ivan Fellegi reflects on the extraordinary life and accomplishments of Leslie Kish, “a force of nature,” philosopher of all things statistical, and so much more.

Statisticians in History »

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Isobel Loutit was a highly successful career statistician in an environment that was then almost exclusively a man’s world. David Bellhouse recounts her story.

Additional Features »

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Significance magazine is written by statisticians for those with an interest in analysis and data. To find out how the magazine works and where story ideas originate, we asked the editor, Brian Tarran, to answer a few questions.

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Karen Kafadar Elected ASA President

Karen Kafadar, chair and commonwealth professor in the department of statistics at the University of Virginia, has been elected the ASA’s 114th president. The ASA membership also elected Katherine Monti, formerly chief statistical scientist at Rho, as ASA vice president. Both women will begin their term January 1, 2019.