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  • Abby Flynt (PhD 2012) has been awarded a Chikio Hayashi Award by the International Federation of Classification Societies. THE IFCS is the umbrella society for classification societies all over the world and supports the Journal of Classification and the journal Advances in Data Analysis and Classification. The award is given to promising researchers who started contributing to the domains of classification, data analysis and related areas, and who are in the early stages of their professional careers. Abby will be honored at the IFCS 2019 meeting in August off the coast of Greece.
  • A new research study reports the Netflix series "13 Reasons Why" was associated with a significant increase in monthly suicide rates among U.S. youth aged 10 to 17 years. The multi-disciplinary research team demonstrated that the number of deaths by suicide among 10- to 17-year-olds during April 2017, the month following the show's release, was greater than any other month in the prior five-year period examined by the researchers. Read more
  • Sir David Spiegelhalter delivered the Stephen and Joyce Fienberg Memorial Lecture on April 22, 2019.
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