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ASA President David Morganstein welcomed the board to Seattle for its annual pre-JSM meeting.

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The department of biostatistics at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health recently celebrated its 75th anniversary, making it one of the oldest biostatistics departments in the country.

ASA Leaders Reminisce, Featured »

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ASA Leaders Reminisce: Sallie Keller

In the 10th installment of the Amstat News series of interviews with ASA presidents and executive directors, we feature a discussion with 2006 President Sallie Keller.

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Survey Research Scientists Tell Us What It Takes to Design a Survey

We wanted to know what it takes to develop and design a survey, so we interviewed Mario Callegaro and Gordon Willis, two research scientists. Both men will be featured speakers at the International Conference on Questionnaire Design, Development, Evaluation, and Testing, which will take place in Miami, Florida, in November 2016.

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The Changing Profile of Statistics

Since the dawn of the Internet, the job of a statistician has expanded. One of the newest fields created for statisticians in the past 10 years is forensics. As well, statistics has broadened for educators and women. Students are learning more statistics before they head to college, and the demand for data analysis also has grown.

In this career issue, we look at what is new in statistics and how the discipline has changed.