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Learn more about the ASA’s new program coordinator for awards and elections, Thierryne Ntiranyuhura, who is a native of Burundi and speaks six languages.

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Haitian Aid Survey: Field Notes from a Statistician

After October’s Hurricane Matthew hit Haiti, Monica Dashen traveled to the island with Statistics without Borders to help find out who had received aid and how the hurricane had affected them.

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The American Statistician editorial team developed a special issue with a section focused on mentoring in support of statisticians and their professional practice. The issue was coedited by Erin Tanenbaum of NORC at the University of Chicago and Eric Vance of the University of Colorado, Boulder. Here, they answer a few questions about it.

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by Val Nirala, ASA Publications Coordinator

“When I grow up, I want to be like Janet Norwood because she was a past president of [the] American Statistical Association. …She’s actually pretty neat.”
These are the words of a middle school student named Holly who lives in North Carolina. Janet Norwood, previous Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, visited Holly’s school in 2003 to talk about her work in the U.S. government. As someone who was a pioneer at heart, it is no surprise that Norwood would inspire the life of a …

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Interview with Professor Calyampudi Radhakrishna Rao

Frank Nielson—a professor of computer science at Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France, and a senior researcher at Sony Computer Science Laboratories, Inc.—interviewed C. R. Rao this past year to learn more about his life and work. Read about what he discovered.