The 25th Pfizer/ASA/UConn Distinguished Statistician Colloquium (October 14)

The department of Statistics at the University of Connecticut is honored to announce the 25th Distinguished Statistician Colloquium. The Pfizer colloquium series ran from 1978 until 2012 and was renewed in 2018. The colloquium series featured C. R. Rao, Bradley Efron, D.R. Cox, Grace Wahba and many more. For a complete list, see https://stat.uconn.edu/pfizer-colloquium/. The purpose of the Colloquium is to provide a forum for a distinguished statistician to share and disseminate their unique perspective and work in the theory and/or application of statistics. Starting from 2018, the series has been co-sponsored by Pfizer, the American Statistical Association, and the Department of Statistics at the University of Connecticut. 

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2020 ASA CT Chapter virtual travel Course (September 16)

ASA CT Chapter is happy to invite you to register for our upcoming virtual travel course “Shiny Essentials” by Professor Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel 9:00-12:00 EDT on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020

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2020 UConn Sports Analytics Symposium (October 10)

The UConn Sports Analytics Symposium (UCSAS) focuses specifically on students (graduate, undergraduate, and high school) who are interested in sports analytics. Organized by the UConn Statistical Data Science Lab of the Department of Statistics UCSAS aims to: 1) showcase sports analytics to students at an accessible level; 2) train students in data analytics with application to sports data; and 3) foster collaboration between academic programs and the sports industry.

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A Message from the NESS Executive Committee on Social Unrest

The Executive Committee of the New England Statistical Society (NESS) is appalled and sickened by the death of George Floyd on a Minneapolis street, with a police officer kneeling on his neck. And then Rayshard Brooks being shot in a Wendy’s parking lot, as well as the despicable incidents of Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor before them. Stemming directly from these tragedies of injustice, in recent weeks we have seen growing outrage and protests inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement. As the days go by, citizens of more and more countries are becoming involved.

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