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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.

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The American Statistical Association awarded the fourth Causality in Statistics Education Prize to Onyebuchi Arah, professor of epidemiology in the Fielding School of Public Health at the University of California, Los Angeles, and Arvid Sjölander, associate professor at the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden.

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CSP provides opportunities for attendees to learn new statistical methodologies and best practices in statistical analysis, design, consulting, and statistical programming.

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Ann Cannon, chair of the department of mathematics and statistics at Cornell College, suggested teachers from her local school district attend Meeting Within a Meeting at JSM. She was pleasantly surprised when she learned five of the teachers went.

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At the 2016 Joint Statistical Meetings, Mary Batcher, Nathaniel Schenker, and Jim Rosenberger presented the panel discussion “My Life as a Statistical Consultant.” They shared stories and wisdom from their careers and responded to questions about being a statistical consultant in different environments. Read the highlights here.

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This year at JSM, 27 teachers from Illinois and other parts of the country came to Chicago for a full-day BAPS workshop designed to strengthen and expand teachers’ statistics backgrounds.

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Adedayo Adepoju of the department of statistics at the University of Ibadan attended the Joint Statistical Meetings in Chicago as the 2016 Educational Ambassador to participate in continuing education courses.

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The Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies presents awards annually to honor statisticians who have made outstanding contributions to the profession of statistics. For 2016, three awards were presented during the Joint Statistical Meetings in Chicago.

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JSM 2016: The Extraordinary Power of Statistics

This year’s Joint Statistical Meetings in Chicago, Illinois, set an all-time record with more than 7,200 attendees, far above the previous record of 6,851 set last year. Here are the highlights.