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Each year at JSM NISS Affiliates gather together for a luncheon.  Oftentimes there is a set of speakers that are asked to talk on a topic of current interest or concern and each year just getting a chance to get together to reconnect, converse, plan and get to know new people is always... more
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The NISS Graduate Student Network held its own reception at JSM this year and it is certain to become an annual event!   The overall goal of the NISS Graduate Student Network is to create connections among graduate students from different academic institutions within the NISS Affiliates... more
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NISS's Writing Workshop for Junior Researchers has been held in conjunction with JSM for nearly two decades and it continues to provide valuable insights, enriching mentoring experiences and networking opportunities with some of the most talented and experienced statisticians in the field. In... more
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We are pleased to announce an updated submission deadline for the call for manuscripts for a special issue of Statistics in Biopharmaceutical Research (SBR), an official journal of the American Statistical Association, motivated by the 2021 Workshop of the NISS Ingram Olkin Forum on... more
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We're Back!  Woohoo! The American Statistical Association once again is offering a live component to its annual Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM) and given the fact that Washington, D.C. is of NISS's headquarter locations, you bet NISS is involved!  Here is a run down of events at... more
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NISS hosted another Virtual Career Fair on Wednesday, June 15, 2022! This career fair brought together statisticians from the pharmaceutical industry to share their advice with prospective applicants and provided current opportunities for statisticians/data scientists from three companies in the... more
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The National Institute of Statistical Science sponsored a second SAID (Statistically Accurate Interactive Displays) in Graphics student data visualization contest this Spring, 2022.  The purpose of this contest was to create exceptional examples of interactive data visualization... more
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Wednesday, May 18, 2022 - 12-1:30 pm NISS hosted another Virtual Academic Career Fair.  This career fair provided guidance on what priorities should be set, such as getting publications sent out, perfecting your teaching, accepting service and committee assignments, and much more!... more
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The NISS Graduate Student Network hosted their 2nd Annual Graduate Student Research Conference for two days during the weekend of Saturday, May 14th to Sunday, May 15th of 2022 from 12-5pm ET. This conference was sponsored by Procter & Gamble (P&G), a recently joined NISS Industry Affiliate... more
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Haley Jeppson (NISS Research Associate) joined NISS in October of 2021 and has been working with NCES (National Center for Education Statistics) on the Innovative Graphics for NCES Online Reports research project. The project’s objective is the enhancement of graphical data displays in reports and... more

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