Registration for the [ https://www.causeweb.org/usproc/eusrc/2018
Undergraduate Statistics Research Conference ] (eUSR) is now open! This free conference
will take place on Friday, November 2nd and is open to all undergraduate students and
faculty. This is a great opportunity for students at all stages of their undergraduate
career to learn more about undergraduate statistics research.
We have a great program in store. Hilary Parker of StitchFix will give a keynote address
entitled “ Cultivating Creativity in Data Work .” Plenary talks will be given by the
winners of the [ https://www.causeweb.org/usproc/
| Undergraduate Statistics Project
Competition ] . And, we hope your students will share their statistics research by
creating video presentations for the virtual presentation session! There is also a great
slate of sessions on industry careers and graduate school.
| Abstract submission for video
presentations is open ] , [ https://www.causeweb.org/usproc/eusrc/faqs
| support for
video creation will be provided ] , and students can see example presentations by watching
| last year’s videos ] . New
this year we will be giving out a prize for the BEST video presentation!
We hope you will consider setting up a ‘satellite viewing’ location at your own
institution. You can do so by reserving a classroom that is equipped with a projector and
audio support, promoting the event on-campus, and possibly offering snacks.
Thanks so much to our generous sponsors: the American Statistical Association, the
Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education, the ASA Section on
Statistical Education, Google, and RStudio.
If you have any questions about eUSR, send an email to [ mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org |
mcconville(a)reed.edu ] . We hope to see you there!
Best regards, the eUSR Co-Chairs,
Vittorio Addona (Macalester College)
Kelly McConville (Reed College)
Joseph Nolan (Northern Kentucky University)