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[1 Feb 2024 | No Comment | ]

The Edward C. Bryant Scholarship Trust Fund honors Westat’s cofounder and helps support a student’s graduate education.

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[1 Feb 2023 | Comments Off on Bryant Scholarship Applications Wanted | ]

Applications for the Edward C. Bryant Scholarship for an Outstanding Graduate Student in Survey Statistics are being accepted until March 1. One scholarship recipient is selected annually and receives a certificate and cash prize of $2,500.

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[1 Feb 2022 | Comments Off on Applications Wanted for Bryant Scholarship | ]

Applications are being accepted for the Edward C. Bryant Scholarship for an Outstanding Graduate Student in Survey Statistics until March 1.

My ASA Story »

[1 Dec 2021 | Comments Off on My ASA Story: Jeri Mulrow, Applied Statistician | ]

Jeri Mulrow is vice president and director of statistics and evaluation sciences at Westat.

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[1 May 2021 | Comments Off on Sharon Lohr Receives Waksberg Award | ]

The 2021 recipient of the Waksberg Award is Sharon Lohr, who will give the Waksberg Invited Address at the Statistics Canada 2021 Symposium and write a paper for Survey Methodology.

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[1 Jan 2020 | Comments Off on Obituary: Donald Ward King | ]

Donald Ward King, age 87, died November 17, 2019.

A Statistician's Life, Celebrating Women in Statistics »

[1 Mar 2019 | Comments Off on Jeri Mulrow | ]

Jeri Mulrow turned in her first statistics book after the semester thinking it was boring. Her college adviser insisted she take more statistics classes, however, including regression, analysis of variance, and design of experiments. She was hooked after that. Today, Mulrow has more than 30 years of experience in applied statistics, working in various occupations and for several federal agencies. She and her husband recently set up a scholarship fund in statistics and data science at Colorado State University, their alma mater.

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[1 Mar 2018 | Comments Off on Sharon Lohr | ]

Sharon Lohr became a statistician because she liked math, but did not want to be restricted to one narrow area of scholarship. In 2014, she became the first woman to give the Deming Lecture. Today, she is a freelance statistical consultant and writer, following a 25-year career in academia.

Additional Features, ASA Leaders Reminisce, Featured »

[1 Jun 2016 | Comments Off on ASA Leaders Reminisce: Jonas Ellenberg | ]
ASA Leaders Reminisce: Jonas Ellenberg

In the 18th installment of the Amstat News series of interviews with ASA presidents and executive directors, we feature a discussion with 1999 ASA President Jonas Ellenberg.

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[1 Jun 2013 | Comments Off on Westat: 50 Years Young | ]
Westat: 50 Years Young

Westat celebrates its 50th anniversary.