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September 19, 2013 Statistics Degrees More Than Double in Last Five Years
August 29, 2013 American Statistical Association Endorses Principles and Practices for a Federal Statistical Agency
August 7, 2013 ASA Presents Prestigious Founders Award to Meng, Metzger Mulrow and Bock
August 7, 2013 Xin Tong is the 2013 Zellner Award Honoree
August 5, 2013 American Statistical Association Presents 2013 Awards
August 5, 2013 Elwert Presented Inaugural Causality in Statistics Education Award
August 5, 2013 New York Times Reporter Alan Schwarz Presented 2013 ASA Excellence in Statistical Reporting Award
August 5, 2013 American Statistical Association Announces Recipients of 24th Annual Gertrude M. Cox Scholarships
June 11, 2013 ASA Announces New Journal Editors
June 5, 2013 ASA Honors 59 New Fellows
May 29, 2013 ASA Applauds Sen. Kay Hagan on Resolution Designating 2013 as the 'International Year of Statistics'
May 17, 2013 Don't Be Lured by Lottery Fever
May 9, 2013 Westat's David Morganstein Elected 110th ASA President
April 5, 2013 ASA, International Year of Statistics Praise Contributions of Statisticians to Improving World Health
April 4, 2013 ASA, NCTM Call for More Training for Pre-K-12 Statistics Teachers
March 8, 2013 ASA, International Year of Statistics Praises Contributions of Women Statisticians on International Women's Day
February 20, 2013 Nate Silver is Featured Speaker for JSM 2013
January 24, 2013 Statistician Calculates Odds of Brothers Coaching in Super Bowl Against Each Other
January 9, 2013 Statisticians Promote Contributions to Society During the International Year of Statistics in 2013
February 9, 2012 Significance Magazine Increases Publication to Six Issues per Year
April 4, 2012 Become a Data Detective at ASA's USA Science & Engineering Festival Exhibit
April 25, 2012 American Statistical Association Names Joseph Ibrahim to JASA Position
May 10, 2012 American Statistical Association Names 48 Fellows for 2012
May 15, 2012 Nathaniel Schenker to Serve as ASA President in Association's 175th Year
May 22, 2012 Prominent Statistics Educators Conduct Teacher Workshops
June 5, 2012 ASA Names Rong Chen and Shakeeb Khan as Co-Editors of the Journal of Business and Economic Statistics
June 7, 2012 American Statistical Association Names Belgian Statistician as Journal of Nonparametric Statistics Editor
June 8, 2012 ASA Prizes Awarded at 2012 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair
June 12, 2012 Robbing Banks: Less Lucrative Than It Seems
June 13, 2012 Statistics Without Borders Participates in Unprecedented Science Diplomacy Program between North Korea and the US/International Community
June 26, 2012 Thomas Lee, UC Davis, Named Editor of the Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics
June 27, 2012 American Statistical Association & American Society for Quality Name Peihua Qiu as Technometrics Journal Editor
June 28, 2012 American Statistical Association Names David Madigan as Editor of Statistical Analysis and Data Mining
July 11, 2012 ASA Announces Recipients of First Annual Karl E. Peace Award
July 12, 2012 New York Times Graphics Editor Amanda Cox Wins ASA 2012 Excellence in Statistical Reporting Award
July 17, 2012 Joint Statistical Meetings Will Bring Thousands to San Diego for the World's Largest Annual Gathering of Statisticians
July 19, 2012 Big Data is a Big Topic at the Joint Statistical Meetings and in the August Issue of Significance Magazine
July 20, 2012 ASA Announces 2012 Zellner Award Recipient
July 24, 2012 Californians to Speak at World's Largest Annual Gathering of Statisticians in San Diego July 28-August 2
July 24, 2012 San Diegans to Speak at World's Largest Annual Gathering of Statisticians in San Diego July 28-August 2
July 25, 2012 Statistics Contributes Significantly to Society
July 25, 2012 Statisticians Shed Light on Sports at the Joint Statistical Meetings in San Diego
July 26, 2012 Council of Economic Advisers Chairman to Keynote Joint Statistical Meetings in San Diego
July 29, 2012 American Statistical Association Announces 2012 Award Recipients
July 30, 2012 JSM Panel on Repression of Statisticians in Argentina Prompts Request from Argentine Embassy
July 31, 2012 ASA Announces Three Women Recipients of Prestigious Founders Award
July 31, 2012 American Statistical Association Announces Winners of 23nd Annual Gertrude M. Cox Scholarships
August 13, 2012 ASA President Robert N. Rodriguez Calls for Creating the 'Big Tent' for All Statisticians
August 16, 2012 ASA Commends NSF for Initiative, Commitment to Increase Profile of Statistics within Agency
October 16, 2012 Statistician, ASA Member Greg Ridgeway Is New Deputy Director of the National Institute of Justice
October 25, 2012 ASA Census at School Program Hits 10,000-Student Milestone
November 14, 2012 Statisticians: Spot-On Election Predictions and So Much More
 
February 17, 2011 American Statistical Association Announces April 1 Deadline For Edward C. Bryant Scholarship
March 2, 2011 American Statistical Association and Taylor & Francis Announce New Publishing Partnership
March 9, 2011 American Statistical Association Debuts STATtr@k, Website for Student and Young Professional Statisticians
March 17, 2011 Significance March Issue Contains Features on US Drug Prices, Buying Art on eBay, and an Interview with Google's Hal Varian
May 10, 2011 American Statistical Association Urges Support of Statistical Literacy Bill
May 12, 2011 American Statistical Association Seeks Original Video Entries that Celebrate Statistics and Statisticians
May 19, 2011 ASA and CHANCE Magazine Sponsor Blog to Foster Discussions of Probability, Statistics, and Their Role in Today's Topics of Interest
May 24, 2011 American Statistical Association Elects Marie Davidian of NCSU as 108th President
May 25, 2011 American Statistical Association Names Fellows for 2011
June 1, 2011 American Statistical Association Names New Editors for The American Statistician and Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports
July 6, 2011 Thousands Will Attend the World's Largest Annual Gathering of Statisticians in Miami Beach July 30 to August 4
July 7, 2011 Prominent Statistics Educators Present Workshops for Florida Teachers
July 11, 2011 ASA Journal Honors Career and Life of UNC Statistician Gary Koch
July 12, 2011 American Statistical Association Supports Funding for National Science Foundation and Federal Statistical Agencies
July 14, 2011 Sir David Cox, Noted British Statistician, to Keynote Joint Statistical Meetings
July 18, 2011 Statisticians Tackle Current Sports Issues in Miami Beach
July 21, 2011 Global Warming, Data Privacy, and the Economy Will Be Hot Topics at the Joint Statistical Meetings in Miami Beach
July 22, 2011 2011 Zellner Award Recipients Announced by ASA Business & Economics Statistics Section
July 23, 2011 Statistics Impacts a Broad Range of Topics, Many of Which Will Be Discussed at the Joint Statistical Meetings in Miami Beach
July 28, 2011 Media Release: Thousands of Statisticians Descend on Miami Beach for Joint Statistical Meetings; Many Available for Interviews on Various Topics
July 29, 2011 Florida Academicians to Speak at Joint Statistical Meetings in Miami Beach This Week
August 1, 2011 American Statistical Association Announces 2011 Award Recipients
August 1, 2011 American Statistical Association Endorses AAAS Statement of Concern Regarding Personal Attacks on Climate Scientists
August 3, 2011 American Statistical Association Announces Winners of 22nd Annual Gertrude M. Cox Scholarships
August 3, 2011 ASA Announces Recipients of Prestigious Founders Award
August 17, 2011 Taylor & Francis Will Publish CHANCE for the American Statistical Association
September 8, 2011 The 2011 New England Symposium on Statistics in Sports Will Take Place Sept. 24 at Harvard University
September 14, 2011 ASA--PRSA Collaboration Creates Guidelines for Using Statistics in Public Relations Campaigns
October 18, 2011 Statistical Organizations Urge UN to Protect Targeted Statisticians in Argentina
November 10, 2011 American Statistical Association Accepting Nominations for 2012 Excellence in Statistical Reporting Award
February 13, 2010 American Statistical Association Accepting Nominations for 2010 Excellence in Statistical Reporting Award
February 17, 2010 American Statistical Association Announces Competition to Design Activities for USA Science & Engineering Festival
April 19, 2010 American Statistical Association Agrees with Climategate Review Panel: Climate Researchers Should Collaborate with Professional Statisticians
April 26, 2010 American Statistical Association Recommends Risk-Limiting Audits of Federal and Statewide Elections
May 3, 2010 American Statistical Association Supports Major Reforms of the Nation's Forensic Science System
May 14, 2010 ASA President Named to Head NSF Division of Mathematical Sciences
May 16, 2010 Reuters Blogger Felix Salmon Selected as Winner of ASA 2010 Excellence in Statistical Reporting Award
May 20, 2010 American Statistical Association Names Fellows for 2010
May 21, 2010 ASA Accepting Registrations for 4th Annual Statistics Workshop for Math and Science Teachers
May 24, 2010 ASA and RSS Announce Joint Publication of Significance, a Magazine about Statistics and Data in the Real World
May 26, 2010 American Statistical Association Elects Robert Rodriguez as 107th President
June 2, 2010 American Statistical Association Supports Adoption of Common Core State Standards for Statistics & Probability
June 10, 2010 American Statistical Association Elects A. John Bailer as Board Representative for Council of Sections
June 15, 2010 American Statistical Association Names Alyson Wilson as JASA/TAS Reviews Editor
June 26, 2010 American Statistical Association and Berkeley Electronic Press Partner to Publish Online Sports Journal
July 12, 2010 The World's Largest Annual Gathering of Statisticians Will Take Place in Vancouver July 31 to August 5
July 15, 2010 Zellner Award Recipients Announced by ASA Business & Economics Statistics Section
July 19, 2010 ASA and RSS to Debut First Joint Issue of Significance at JSM
July 22, 2010 Statisticians Field Sports at Joint Statistical Meetings in Vancouver
July 24, 2010 American Statistical Association Announces 2010 Award Recipients
July 25, 2010 Statisticians Explore Issues Relating to Climate and Climate Change at the Joint Statistical Meetings in Vancouver
July 26, 2010 Census on the Podium at the Joint Statistical Meetings in Vancouver
July 27, 2010 Statisticians in Service to Communities in the U.S. and Abroad Describe Their Work at the Joint Statistical Meetings in Vancouver
July 28, 2010 Netflix, Sex, Global Warming: Just a Few of the Topics in the Spotlight at the Joint Statistical Meetings in Vancouver
July 29, 2010 Jim Goodnight, SAS CEO, to Keynote Joint Statistical Meetings
July 29, 2010 Media Release: Statisticians Descend on Vancouver for Joint Statistical Meetings; Many Available for Interviews on Various Topics
August 2, 2010 American Statistical Association Announces Winners of 21st Annual Gertrude M. Cox Scholarships
August 3, 2010 American Statistical Association Presents Its Prestigious Founders Award at JSM Today
August 3, 2010 COPSS Calls for Immediate Reinstatement of the Long Form
August 5, 2010 American Statistical Association Calls for Reinstatement of Mandatory Long Form in Canadian Census
August 26, 2010 The Journal of the American Statistical Association Names New Theory and Methods Editors
August 27, 2010 ASA Appoints Executive Editor for Statistics Surveys
August 31, 2010 ASA Announces 2010 National K-12 Poster and Project Winners
September 30, 2010 American Statistical Association Urges Support of Statistical Literacy Bill
October 15, 2010 ASA Observes World Statistics Day October 20
October 19, 2010 American Statistical Association Exhibit for USA Science & Engineering Festival to Feature Competition Grand-Prize Winner
November 5, 2010 ASA and AAPOR to Present Third Webinar Nov. 30: Address-Based Sampling: What Do We Know So Far?
November 8, 2010 ASA and PAA Launch U.S. Census-at-School Program
November 16, 2010 Significance Magazine Launches Official Web Site
December 13, 2010 American Statistical Association Urges House Leadership to Expedite Passage of Census Oversight Efficiency and Management Reform Act
December 15, 2010 American Statistical Association Lists Gift Ideas for Your Favorite Geeks
February 6, 2009 American Statistical Association Seeks Nominations for 2009 Excellence in Statistical Reporting Award
February 25, 2009 American Statistical Association to Present Course on Internal Decision Making in Early Drug Development
March 3, 2009 American Statistical Association to Conduct R Language Course
March 7, 2009 American Statistical Association Becomes Official 2010 Census Partner
March 11, 2009 American Statistical Association Letter Urges President to Accelerate Appointment of Census Director
March 18, 2009 American Statistical Association Supports Bill to Establish Independent Census Bureau
March 25, 2009 Statisticians Can Help Limit the Risks of Confidential Data Dissimination, Says American Statistical Association
April 3, 2009 American Statistical Association Supports Nomination of Robert Groves as Census Director
April 17, 2009 ASA Accepting Registrations for Statistics Workshop in Washington, DC for U.S. K-12 Math and Science Teachers
April 28, 2009 American Statistical Association Names Journal Editors
April 30, 2009 American Statistical Association Endorses Principles and Practices for a Federal Statistical Agency
May 13, 2009 Registration Now Open for "Beyond AP Statistics" Workshop for Experienced AP Statistics Teachers in Washington DC
June 1, 2009 Nancy Geller Elected 106th President of the American Statistical Association
June 4, 2009 American Statistical Association Names 57 Fellows for 2009
June 12, 2009 Making Sense of Statistical Studies Helps Prepare Students for Life in the Information Age
June 12, 2009 Newsweek Science Columnist Sharon Begley Selected as Winner of ASA Excellence in Statistical Reporting Award
July 8, 2009 Thousands of Statisticians to Converge on Nation's Capital in August
July 14, 2009 Rebecca Blank, Commerce Under Secretary or Economic Affairs, Will Keynote 2009 Joint Statistical Meetings in Washington, DC
July 15, 2009 At Joint Statistical Meetings, Statisticians Shed Light on Healthcare Issues from Clinical Trials to Diabetes to PTSD in Iraq War Veterans
July 16, 2009 Industrial Statistician J. Stuart Hunter selected to present The Deming Lecture at the Joint Statistical Meetings
July 17, 2009 American Statistical Association Announces 2009 Award Recipients; Presentation Ceremony at JSM August 4 in Washington DC
July 20, 2009 Statisticians to Discuss Challenges of the 2010 Census at Joint Statistical Meetings in Washington DC
July 22, 2009 Statisticians Explore Challenges to Economic Recovery at the 2009 Joint Statistical Meetings
July 24, 2009 From Expert Witness Testimony to Evaluating Evidence, Statisticians Apply Statistical Methodologies to Justice and the Law
July 27, 2009 Statisticians and the Media Explore Mutual Goals of Informing the Public at the Joint Statistical Meetings
July 29, 2009 David Hand, President of the Royal Statistical Society, to Address Joint Statistical Meetings in Washington DC
July 31, 2009 Media Advisory: Joint Statistical Meetings Open August First at DC Convention Center
August 3, 2009 American Statistical Association Announces Winners of 20th Annual Gertrude M. Cox Scholarships
August 4, 2009 ASA to Honor 2009 Founders Award Winners at Joint Statistical Meetings
August 6, 2009 ASA Endorses Call for a National Institute of Finance
September 23, 2009 ASA Announces 2009 National K-12 Poster and Project Winners
December 11, 2009 American Statistical Association’s Annual Holiday Gift List -- Gifts for Everyone from Your Favorite Geeks to the Littlest Kids
February 25, 2008 American Statistical Association Announces Winners of Joint Student Paper Competition
March 1, 2008 ASA Accepting Applications for Statistics Workshop for K-12 Mathematics and Science Teachers
March 17, 2008 American Statistical Association Calls for Audits to Increase Confidence in Electoral Outcomes: ASA Board adopts position on Electoral Integrity
April 9, 2008 American Statistical Association Offers One-Day Course
for Clinical Trial Statisticians on the Analysis of Censored Data
April 22, 2008 Lean Six Sigma Beyond the Factory Floor Is Topic of New ASA
Web-based Training Program
April 24 or 25, 2008 American Statistical Association Urges Funding for Science Research and Education in FY 2008 Supplemental Funding Legislation
May 20, 2008 American Statistical Association Names 53 Fellows for 2008
May 27, 2008 Sastry Pantula Elected 105th President of the American Statistical Association
June 10, 2008 2008 Joint Statistical Meetings Convene August 3-7 in Denver
June 16, 2008 JSM Keynote Speakers to Address Future of Health Care
June 18, 2008 Colorado Statisticians Participate in Denver Joint Statistical Meetings
June 19, 2008 Maryland, Virginia, and DC Statisticians to Participate in 169th Joint Statistical Meetings in Denver
June 20, 2008 100+ Boston-area Statisticians Participate in Joint Statistical Meetings
June 30, 2008 Timely Topics Take the Podium at ASA’s 2008 Joint Statistical Meetings
July 8, 2008 Statistics Experts, CBS Director of Surveys to Discuss Accuracy of Election Polls at Joint Statistical Meetings in Denver
July 14, 2008 American Statistical Association Announces 2008 Award Recipients
July 16, 2008 Statistics and Sports: Making the Case for Statistical Analysis in Baseball, Football, and Sports in General
July 21, 2008 From Sex to Drugs to Piano Sonatas, Statisticians Are Researching… and Reporting Their Findings at the Joint Statistical Meetings
July 28, 2008 Clinical Trials Are a Hot Topic at the Joint Statistical Meetings
August 1, 2008 Nassim Taleb, Black Swan Author, To Participate in JSM Panel Discussion
August 4, 2008 American Statistical Association Announces Winners of Gertrude M. Cox Scholarships
August 4, 2008 Economic and Financial Lessons from HIV/AIDS are Focus of JSM Economic Outlook Luncheon Tuesday
August 5, 2008 ASA to Honor 2008 Founders Award Winners at Joint Statistical Meetings
August 9, 2008 Science Writer Mark Buchanan Named Recipient of the ASA Excellence in Statistical Reporting Award
September 9, 2008 ASA Announces K-12 Winners of the 2008 National Poster and Project Competitions
September 15, 2008 American Statistical Association Endorses Statistical Principles
of ElectionAudits.org’s Post-Election Audits Document
October 10, 2008 Post-Election Audits Can Restore Voter Confidence in Election Results, Says American Statistical Association
October 29, 2008 Stanford and Harvard Professors Demystify Online Buying Decisions
with Statistically Adjusted Star/Bar Graphs
November 30, 2008 American Statistical Association's Annual Holiday Gift List Has Something for Almost Everyone
January 9, 2007 Ronald Wasserstein Named Executive Director of the American Statistical Association
February 22, 2007 Women Comprised 47 Percent of 2005-2006 Doctoral Recipients
in the Statistical Sciences, 34 Percent of Math Sciences Recipients
February 22, 2007 ASA to Present Statistics Conference for Middle and Junior High
School Teachers at Joint Statistical Meeting in Salt Lake City
February 26, 2007 American Statistical Association Report Offers Guidelines for
Use of Statistics in Mathematics Education Research
March 1, 2007 American Statistical Association Announces April 1 Deadline
For Gertrude M. Cox Scholarships
March 5, 2007 American Statistical Association Launches Webinar Series for Statisticians in Biopharmaceutical Industry
March 5, 2007 ASA and NCHS Research Fellowship Program Accepting Applications
April 2, 2007 American Statistical Association Announces Second Webinar
for Statisticians in Biopharmaceutical Industry
April 2, 2007 American Statistical Association to Provide Financial Assistance
for Travel to International Statistical Institute Session in Portugal
April 11, 2007 Villanova Math Professor’s Study Finds That Higher Batting Averages Don’t Always Mean Better Hitting Ability
April 11, 2007 NCSU Statistics Professor Surprises Students with
Hidden Homer Simpson in Homework Assignments
April 23, 2007 2007 Joint Statistical Meetings Convene in Salt Lake City July 29 to August 2
April 27, 2007 American Statistical Association and the Bureau of Justice Statistics Announce Research Grant Program
April 30, 2007 Media Alert: JSM 2007 Early Bird Registration Opens May 1st
May 18, 2007 Children of ASA Members Place in Top 12 of USAMO
May 18, 2007 American Statistical Association Names 59 Fellows for 2007
June 6, 2007 Timely Topics Featured at ASA's 2007 Joint Statistical Meetings
Jun 14, 2007 Keynote Speakers Announced for JSM 2007 Joint Statistical Meetings
July 10, 2007 ASA Will Hold Climate Change Workshop in Colorado; Announces Travel Grants for Graduate Student Observers
July 12, 2007 ASA Announces 2007 Award Winners
July 17, 2007 Timely Topics Take the Podium at ASA's 2007 Joint Statistical Meetings
July 26, 2007 Media Advisory: The 2007 Joint Statistical Meetings Address Issues of National and International Concern
August 1, 2007 ASA Presents 2007 Founders Awards at Joint Statistical Meetings
August 15, 2007 ASA Announces K-12 National Winners of the 2007 Poster and Project Competitions
August 28, 2007 American Statistical Association Announces R Language Course
November 29, 2007 American Statistical Association Announces Upcoming Webinars
for Statisticians in Biopharmaceutical Industry
December 1, 2007 American Statistical Association Offers Holiday Gift Suggestions
for Statisticians and Mathematicians
December 5, 2007 American Statistical Association Endorses Conclusions of the UN IPCC Fourth Assessment Report on Climate Change
December 10, 2007 International Conference on Health Policy Statistics Convenes
in Philadelphia January 17-18