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Andrew Beveridge wins the Midstates Janet Anderson Lecture Award

Congratulations to Andrew Beveridge, who has been awarded the 2016 Midstates Consortium for Math and Science Janet Anderson Lecture Award. This award is given to faculty members who have vigorous research programs involving undergraduates, who are exceptional mentors for undergraduate research students, who are engaged and skilled teachers, and who create interdisciplinary research opportunities for undergraduate students. Professor Beveridge will give the keynote address at the Undergraduate Research Symposium at Washington University in St. Louis, November 4-5, 2016.

Statistics Prize
Omar Mansour ('16) and Clare Speer ('16) won 2nd place in the Undergraduate Research Project Competition (USRESP) organized by the American Statistical Association (ASA) and the Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education (CAUSE). The title of their paper is, "Using Survival Analysis to Identify Risk Factors for Treatment Default among New and Retreatment Tuberculosis Patients in Kenya".

Data Science Minor Recognized in SIAM News
The Macalester College MSCS Department Data Science Minor is the subject of an article Data Science in the Liberal Arts in the July 22, 2016 "Happening Now" column of SIAM News, the newsletter of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics. The article highlights Professor Karen Saxe's minisymposium talk, “Data Science: A Natural Fit in the Liberal Arts Curriculum” at the SIAM Annual Meeting.