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The NISS Board of Trustees established the Jerome Sacks Award for Cross-Disciplinary Research in 2000 to honor Jerome Sacks' service as the founding Director of NISS. The annual prize of $1,000 was presented at the NISS / SAMSI Reception at JSM 2019 in Denver.  The award recognizes sustained,... more
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For the past couple of years NISS has been recognizing former NISS Postdocs or Research Associates who have been active after their opportunity with NISS for more than 10 years and have had distinguished careers.  This year’s recipient of the NISS Distinguished Alumni Award is Professor Haibo... more
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The NISS  Board of Trustees established the NISS Distinguished Service Awards in 2005 to recognize individuals who have given extraordinary service that significantly advances NISS and its mission. Each year, one or more recipients are chosen by a committee composed of the Vice-Chair of the... more
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Each year at JSM NISS proposes an invited session where the previous year’s Jerome Sacks Award for Cross-Disciplinary Research recipient can present a paper on their research.  This year’s session was titled, “Statistical Challenges with Astronomical Data.” Award winner G. Jogesh Babu was also... more
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There were hundreds of papers and posters that were delivered at JSM in Denver this July.  And, it is usually a difficult decision to figure out which sessions to attend.  Well within this mix were presentations that were given by NISS Research Associates Ya Mo, Luca Sartore and Yujin (... more
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From Minitab's press release: Today, Minitab announced that Dr. James L. Rosenberger, Director, National Institute of Statistical Sciences and Professor Emeritus of Statistics at Penn State University will be the keynote speaker at the Minitab Global Insights Conference 2019.... more
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The NISS Academic Affiliate Meet-up that focused on career related advice for junior faculty was featured in the July, 2019 edition of AMSTAT News. On April 23, 2019 speakers Murali Haran (Penn State, statistics department in large research university), Karen Bandeen-Roche (... more
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The theme of the 2019 Joint Statistical Meeting (JSM) hosted by the American Statistical Association is Statistics: Making an Impact! The conference will cover topics ranging from statistical applications to methodology and theory to the expanding boundaries of statistics, such as analytics... more
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CAREER OPPORTUNITY in SPATIAL STATISTICS The National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS) seeks to appoint a postdoctoral Research Associate for a high-impact project to develop and implement spatial statistical methodology for education data. The appointment will be for one-year... more
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Experienced researchers in gun violence related criminology were invited to attend the Inaugural Statistics Serving Society (S3) Forum to discuss the trends and issues related to the violence of gun use.  Through this Forum they were joined by a variety of statisticians.  In particular... more

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