Westat News Archive

04-25
2016
FedCASIC 2016 Draws Westat Expertise

Westat will be presenting at the 2016 Federal CASIC (Computer-Assisted Survey Information Collection) Workshops, May 3-4, 2016, at the U.S. Census Bureau, in Suitland, Maryland. Westat Vice Presidents Jane Shepherd and Brad Edwards are the Westat coordinators for this annual workshop series....

04-13
2016
Westat Supports ICAP/CDC in Defining HIV Epidemic in Swaziland

Westat is supporting the Swaziland HIV Incidence Measurement Survey (SHIMS 2, 2016) for ICAP at Columbia University.

Funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the goals of the project are to define the status of the HIV epidemic in Swaziland while integrating...

04-05
2016
William Sabol, Former BJS Director, Joins Westat to Oversee Justice, Child Welfare, and Family Services Research

William Sabol, Ph.D., has joined Westat as a Vice President and will oversee our Justice, Child Welfare, and Family Services project portfolio. Prior to joining Westat, Dr. Sabol was the Director of the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) at the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).

Dr....

04-04
2016
Westat Co-Founder to Receive Honorary Degree from the University of Wyoming

Donald W. King, one of Westat’s three founders, will receive an honorary doctoral degree from the University of Wyoming (UW) at May’s commencement ceremony. Mr. King grew up in Wyoming and...

03-31
2016
Westat Competes in First Round of Innovation Next Awards' Program to Prevent Teen Pregnancy

Westat has been selected as a finalist for the 2016 Innovation Next Awards, a program of the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy. Westat is among 10 teams chosen from a field of 127 applicants to bring a “design...

03-31
2016
Westat Presents Research and Leads 3-Day Seminar at 2016 AERA

Investing in innovation, city-funded pre-K initiatives, and quality connections in early education are among the topics Westat staff will address at the...

03-22
2016
Data and Geography Intersect at the 2016 American Geographers Conference

What commercial data sources about residential histories aid in cancer research? What are the geographic challenges for kids in foster care? Westat staff will answer these questions at the American Association of Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting

03-21
2016
Westat Continues Support Services on OPM's Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey

Westat will continue to provide consultation and support services to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to ensure that the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey (FEVS) meets best survey and research practices and that its findings are effectively reported and disseminated. The survey is...

03-15
2016
Westat Conducts Regional Household Travel Survey in North Carolina

Westat is currently conducting the Catawba Valley Household Travel Survey, a 13-week study that will provide information necessary to set transportation priorities in North Carolina’s Western Piedmont region for the next 20 years. Local and state governments tap into Westat’s expertise in this...

03-11
2016
Tourangeau Interviewed by Philly.com on Surveying with Opt-In Panels

Roger Tourangeau, a Westat Vice President and Senior Statistical Fellow, has been interviewed by...

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