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Sara Burns, winner of the John J. Bartko Scholarship; Jami Jackson Mulgrave, winner of the Lester R. Curtin Award; and Jinyuan Liu, winner of the Lingzi Lu Memorial Award, will receive registration and travel support to attend the ASA Conference on Statistical Practice.

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Call for JSM Late-Breaking Session Proposals

Two invited slots have been set aside for sessions that cover technical, scientific, or policy-related topics that have arisen during the one-year period prior to JSM 2017.

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Fritz Scheuren to Give Deming Lecture

The ASA has chosen Fritz Scheuren, senior fellow and vice president in the Center for Excellence in Survey Research at NORC, as the recipient of its 2017 Deming Lecture Award.

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The U.S. Census Bureau’s newly updated Statistics in Schools program provides K–12 teachers the tools to help students understand statistical concepts and improve their data analysis skills.

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Data Challenge on Tap for JSM2017

The ASA Statistical Computing, Government Statistics, and Statistical Graphics sections will sponsor Data Challenge 2017 at JSM in Baltimore, Maryland. The contest is open to anyone interested in participating, including college students and professionals from the private or public sector.

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Applications for the Mary G. and Joseph Natrella Scholarship will be accepted until April 1. The scholarship will support the participation of two students at the Quality and Productivity Research Conference.

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The American Statistical Association sponsored a two-day statistics workshop called Meeting Within a Meeting for middle- and high-school mathematics and science teachers August 2–3 at the 2016 Joint Statistical Meetings in Chicago, Illinois.

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Get on the JSM Program: Submit an Abstract or Volunteer

The JSM 2017 Program Committee has put together 204 invited sessions. The topics are interesting and diverse, ranging from machine learning and analysis of complex data to reproducible research, climate science, precision medicine, sports policy, and survey methodology. Now it’s time to submit your contributed abstract before February 1, 2017.

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The Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education is seeking submissions for their awards programs.

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Celebrating Women in Statistics and Data Science Conference

The second Women in Statistics and Data Science Conference was held October 20–22 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The conference targeted women in all career stages from all sectors of the workforce.