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[1 Jul 2019 | No Comment | 64 views]

Presenters and panelists called for more volunteers to build the community of statistics and data science. Attendees shared their stories and sought advice from the panelists.

Additional Features, Biopharmaceutical »

[1 Jul 2019 | No Comment | 44 views]

In 2014, the ASA’s Biopharmaceutical Section started a safety working group (ASA BIOP-SWG) that included members from both regulatory agencies and industry. The working group initially focused on design and analysis of cardiovascular safety outcome trials for type II diabetes drugs. Later, it expanded into a systematic review of multisource safety data and corresponding analysis strategies.

Significance Highlights »

[1 Jul 2019 | No Comment | 58 views]

The June issue of Significance is out in digital format and focuses on the legacy of Francis Galton, statistical pioneer and eugenicist. How should we best commemorate Galton’s statistical achievements while not downplaying or overlooking his disturbing views on race?

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[1 Jul 2019 | No Comment | 40 views]

The ASA DataFest—held every spring at more than 40 colleges and universities around the world—brings together a community of undergraduate students, faculty, graduate students, and data professionals. But without the data, there is no DataFest, which is why Rob Gould is asking for help in finding data for future DataFests.

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[1 Jul 2019 | One Comment | 954 views]
ASA Task Force on Sexual Harassment and Assault Provides Summary Report

In an effort to proactively address issues around sexual misconduct and gender discrimination, the ASA Board of Directors approved the formation of the Task Force on Sexual Harassment and Assault at their November 2017 meeting and appointed members from a cross-section of the ASA membership. This is a summary of the task force’s findings.

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[1 Jul 2019 | No Comment | 50 views]

Brown has spent his career as an economist for the federal government—now he is part of the federal statistical community at the Office of Research, Evaluation, and Statistics (ORES). Working for ORES consists of extracting administrative data, producing statistics and research from that data, and disseminating those research and statistics.

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[1 Jul 2019 | No Comment | 35 views]

Teams from North Carolina State University, Purdue University, and Vanderbilt took up the challenge to develop and present a business plan outlining strategies for recruitment and retention of students and early-career members of the American Statistical Association.

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[1 Jun 2019 | No Comment | 177 views]
Speed, One-Time Mentoring Offer Quick Connections

Speed and one-time mentoring are alternatives that can provide students and young professionals a chance to quickly connect with more advanced career professionals in informal, small-group settings.

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[1 Jun 2019 | No Comment | 158 views]

The American Statistical Association hosted a booth at the annual American School Counselor’s Association conference in Los Angeles July 14–17, 2018, to promote the practice and profession of statistics among a group of approximately 3,000 K–12 school counseling professionals.

Additional Features, Staff Spotlight »

[1 Jun 2019 | No Comment | 121 views]

Meet the ASA’s newest member of the meetings department, Kristin Mohebbi.