Westat News

08-282015 David Morganstein, ASA President, Gives JSM Presidential Address

David Morganstein, a Westat Vice President and Director of the Statistical Staff, gave the American Statistical Association (ASA) President’s Address at the 2015 Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM). In his presentation, titled “...

08-242015 Newsweek Collaborates with Westat on 2015’s America’s Top High Schools List

In collaboration with Westat, Newsweek has published the 2015 list of America’s Top High Schools—an absolute list that ranks schools solely based on performance—and...

08-192015 Westat Ranked in Washington Technology’s Top 100

Westat was ranked #61 in the Washington Technology Top 100 for 2015, a dramatic shift up the list from #82 last year. The magazine ranks the largest government contractors by their...

08-072015 Kalton, Keynote Speaker; Diallo, Presenter at First Latin American International Statistical Institute (ISI) Satellite Meeting on Small Area Estimation

Westat’s Graham Kalton, Ph.D., and Mamadou S. Diallo, Ph.D., were participants at the First Latin American ISI Satellite Meeting on Small Area Estimation (SAE 2015), held at the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile on...

08-052015 JSM 2015 Includes Westat Leadership and Research Expertise

With the help of statistical data, we can make better decisions, the theme for this year’s Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM) in Seattle, Washington, August 8-13, 2015. Westat staff will be on hand again this year,...

08-052015 Westat’s New Senior Fellows Focus on Advancing the Field of Survey Statistics

Westat has announced the appointment of Senior Fellows in Statistics who are recognized leaders in their field. The Fellows advise research projects and contribute to national and international advances in...

08-042015 Westat Expertise Enriches 2015 Health Communication, Marketing, and Media Conference

Westat staff will be on hand at the 2015 National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media, to be held August 11-13, 2015, in Atlanta. We will be showcasing several smart and innovative strategies we have...

08-032015 Westat Establishes New Scholarship for Students in ACES Program

Westat has established a scholarship fund to help as many as 10 students a year attend Montgomery College. The scholarship fund will benefit students who are part of the Achieving Collegiate Excellence and Success (ACES) program...

07-292015 Westat Becomes Charter Member of AAPOR's Transparency Initiative

In support of open science in survey research, Westat has become a Charter Member of the Transparency Initiative, an American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) program.

The Transparency...

07-172015 Bloomberg Ranks Westat in Top 200 Government Vendors

Westat has been ranked 122 of the top 200 vendors in the annual BGOV200 Federal Industry Leaders 2015,...

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