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The Future Lies Ahead

Our 175th year is coming to an end, and with that come two temptations. One is to look forward to the 200th anniversary, 25 years from now. The other is to look backward at the past 175 years and assess what we have accomplished. Here, column editor Steven Stigler takes the shorter view and predicts what the future will offer the ASA in 2039.

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Training Students to Extract Value from Big Data

Recently, the Committee on Applied and Theoretical Statistics held a workshop on how to teach students to draw reliable inferences from large and complex data sets.

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Here is a list of historical events that occurred during the month of December.

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The National Institute of Statistical Sciences’ 8th annual International Total Survey Error Workshop fostered an exchange of ideas and preliminary research findings toward a better understanding of total survey error.

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Members of the Scientific and Public Affairs Committee invite all 2015 JSM poster contributors to compete for a policy applications prize in the fifth Statistical Significance competition.