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SAMSI Poised to Help Hone Gravitational Wave Astronomy, Astronomers' New Sense
SAMSI is poised to help astronomers hone their new sense. In November 2014, SAMSI sought input from the astronomical community for a year-long program that would gather astronomers, statisticians, and applied mathematicians to address challenging interdisciplinary problems in astronomy. Led by statistician G. Jogesh Babu (Penn. State University), a team of scientists identified a set of timely and compelling research directions, under the overarching and overlapping themes of time-domain astronomy and survey-based astronomy.
Located in Information / News / 2016 News
Naomi Altman to co-write for "Nature Methods"
This summer "Nature Methods" launched a new column ‘Points of Significance’ devoted to statistics, a topic of profound importance for biological research, but one that often doesn’t receive the attention it deserves.
Located in Information / News / 2014 News
Joshua Goldstein wins student poster competition
Joshua Goldstein took first place in the student poster competition at the Graybill Conference/ENVR workshop on Modern Statistical Methods in Ecology at Colorado State University in Fort Collins.
Located in Information / News / 2015 News
Joshua Snoke and Kevin Lee receive student paper award at JSM
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Jogesh Babu has been admitted as a member of the International Astronomical Union
The International Astronomical Union (IAU) was founded in 1919. Its mission is to promote and safeguard the science of astronomy in all its aspects through international cooperation. Its individual members — structured into Divisions, Commissions, and Working Groups — are professional astronomers from all over the world, at the Ph.D. level and beyond, who are active in professional research and education in astronomy.
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2017 Rao Prize Conference 
The Department of Statistics at Penn State will hold a one-day conference on Friday, May 12, 2017 to honor Professor Donald B. Rubin, the 2017 C. R. and Bhargavi Rao Prize Recipient, Professor Paul R. Rosenbaum, the 2017 C. G. Khatri Lecturer, and Professor Satish Iyengar, the 2017 P. R. Krishnaiah Lecturer.
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United States Conference On Teaching Statistics 2015
This years USCOTS 2015 "Making Connections" conference was at the Penn State University's Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel, from May 28th through May 30th, 2015. Pre-conference programs began on Tuesday, May 26th.
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Francesca Chiaromonte, Murali Haran and Wayne DeSarbo Honored as New ASA Fellows
Three Penn State Faculty members named Fellows of the American Statistical Association.
Located in Information / News / 2016 News
Michelle Pistner wins the 2017 ASA Gertrude M. Cox Scholarship Award
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Faculty and Students recognized at 2016 JSM for their outstanding contributions.
Jim Rosenberger, Jogesh Babu, Francesca Chiaromonte, Murali Haran and Dennis Lin were recognized for their outstanding contributions at this year's JSM conference, along with students Joshua Snoke and Kevin Lee.
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