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ASA in the News

Print, online and broadcast reporters for general media outlets and science publications are filing reports about the American Statistical Association, its members as well as the annual Joint Statistical Meetings. The following items are a small sampling of these reports:

Statistics and the 2012 Olympics
On KUSI-TV in San Diego, ASA member Shane Reese discusses the statistical models he created for the U.S. Women's Volleyball Team
http://www.kusi.com/video?clipId=7568341&autostart=true
 
What's in a Name?/b>
Science magazine reports on a National Science Foundation proposal to change the name of its Division of Mathematical Sciences
http://news.sciencemag.org/scienceinsider/2012/08/whats-in-a-name.html
 
In D.C., Statisticians Flex Their Strength in Numbers
Washington Post coverage of Joint Statistical Meetings
http://www.amstat.org/newsroom/pdfs/Statisticians_Flex_Their_Numbers.pdf
 
For Today’s Graduate, Just One Word: Statistics
New York Times article mentions Joint Statistical Meetings
http://www.amstat.org/newsroom/pdfs/Just_One_Word_Statistics.pdf
 
American Statistical Association Endorses Call for a National Institute of Finance
http://www.amstat.org/newsroom/pdfs/ASAEndorsesCallforNIF.pdf
 
Industry Panels Push for National Data Repository to Help Monitoring of "Systemic Risk"
Coverage of ASA’s endorsement of a National Institute of Finance
http://www.amstat.org/newsroom/pdfs/NDP_SystemicRisk.pdf
 
Statisticians Like Their Odds
JSM coverage in The (New London) Day
http://www.amstat.org/newsroom/pdfs/Statisticians_Like_Their_Odds.pdf
 
Cable boxes identify bargain and lemon commercial slots
http://www.sciencenews.org/view/generic/id/46154/title/Cable_boxes_identify_bargain
_and_lemon_commercial_slots
 
Baseball by the Numbers
http://www.sciencenews.org/view/generic/id/46213/title/Baseball_by_the_numbers