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2017 Clifford C. Clogg Memorial Lecture - Presented by Glenn Firebaugh
"Where does social change come from? Or, how to decompose almost anything." will be presented by Glenn Firebaugh, Roy C. Buck Professor Emeritus of American Institutions and Sociology and Demography at Pennsylvania State University on Monday, September 25, 2017.
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2017 Bioinformatics and Genomics Retreat
The 2017 Bioinformatics and Genomics retreat will be held on September 22nd and 23rd. The one and a half day retreat will feature Dr. Zhiping Weng from University of Massachusetts Medical School as the keynote speaker. There will also be a number of faculty and student talks as well as a workshop session on the September 23rd. The retreat is open to everyone and attendance is free, but everyone must register before September 15th.
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Ephraim Hanks awarded the Early Investigator Award at JSM
Ephraim Hanks joins Ben Shaby and Murali Haran, Penn State Statistics Department previous winners. Penn State researchers have been awarded this medal three out of the past four years.
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Michelle Pistner wins the 2017 ASA Gertrude M. Cox Scholarship Award
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2017 ASA Datafest™
The 2017 ASA Datafest™ at Penn State University is a weekend-long statistical modeling competition being held the weekend of March 31st through April 2nd.
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Jogesh Babu invited guest on SynTalk episode
SynTalk (short for Synthesis Talk) is a freewheeling interdisciplinary talk show with a philosophical approach to understanding the world from a long-term perspective. SynTalk believes that all understanding lies on nodes, and it, therefore, brings together concepts, ideas, and impulses from different epistemological categories under one topic in one episode. The goal is to contribute and promote original interdisciplinary collaboration & research inside, outside, and across academic institutions, companies, think tanks, independent intellectuals, students, entrepreneurs, hobbyists, connoisseurs, and common folk. In the long run, SynTalk aspires to become a global platform for fence-less thinking.
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Donald Richards presents invited address at world’s largest mathematics meeting
Donald Richards, professor of statistics at Penn State University, presented the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) - American Mathematical Society (AMS) Invited Address at the Joint Mathematics Meeting (JMM) in Atlanta, Georgia, on January 6, 2017. The JMM is the largest mathematics meeting in the world. This year’s meeting is the 100th annual meeting of the MAA and the 123rd annual meeting of the AMS.
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Penn State center to examine sports in society
Leveraging dozens of faculty with an academic and research interest in sports, Penn State on Nov. 14 announced the creation of the Center for the Study of Sports in Society.
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The National Institute of Health Funds Predoctorial Training Programs
A National Institutes of Health funded predoctoral training program aimed at training the next generation of Data Scientists, who will be critical to see all of the biomedical big data fully utilized to its greatest potential.
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Researchers harness ‘big data’ to see the big picture on lakes, nutrient cycles
Two Penn State researchers will play a key role in a multi-university study of the contribution that U.S. lakes make to global nutrient cycles, funded by a $4.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation
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