More than 150 undergraduate mathematics and statistics majors, together with more than 75 of their faculty mentors, met in Phoenix, Arizona, November 2–4 to learn about graduate school opportunities in the mathematical sciences.
In light of the International Year of Statistics (Statistics 2013), the University of Louisville School of Public Health and Information Sciences recognized the important role of biostatisticians in promoting better health, as faculty and students celebrated National Public Health Week April 1–7.
The third biennial Nonclinical Biostatistics Conference will take place from October 15–17. The conference was created to provide a venue for technical presentations, professional growth, and recognition for those statisticians engaged in nonclinical statistics.
The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and National Science Foundation are accepting nominations for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring.
The newest journal from the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, SIAM/ASA Journal on Uncertainty Quantification (JUQ), launched recently with its first seven papers publishing online to Volume 1.
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