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[1 May 2014 | Comments Off on ASA Unveils GStat Accreditation | 74 views]

The American Statistical Association has launched a new “preparatory level”—called Graduate Statistician, or GStat—to its voluntary, individual statistician accreditation program.

Additional Features »

[1 May 2014 | Comments Off on BASS XXI on Tap for November | 27 views]

The 21st meeting of the Biopharmaceutical Applied Statistics Symposium (BASS XXI) will be held November 3–7 at the Crowne Plaza Washington DC-Rockville. At least 16 one-hour tutorials on diverse topics pertinent to the research, clinical development, and regulation of pharmaceuticals will be presented.

President's Corner »

[1 May 2014 | Comments Off on Developing Training in Statistical Leadership | 211 views]

This month’s column presents the third in a series of interviews about ASA President Nathaniel Schenker’s presidential initiatives. Here, he interviews Janet Buckingham of Southwest Research Institute about training in statistical leadership for working statisticians .

Trivia Challenge »

[1 May 2014 | Comments Off on Trivia Challenge (2nd Quarter) | 20 views]

The ASA’s Trivia Challenge is a fun way to read Amstat News and learn about the ASA. Every month, there will be three questions asked here, with the answers scattered throughout the magazine. Whoever has the most correct answers at the end of each quarter will be entered into a drawing to win a 175th anniversary T-shirt!

President's Corner »

[1 Apr 2014 | Comments Off on A Statistical Commons | 183 views]

Nathaniel Schenker interviews David Banks, chair of a workgroup charged with developing a prototype for the long-discussed statistics portal, an enhanced repository for important statistical information that would not ordinarily reside in a journal.