Nominations
The Department of Statistics at Texas A&M University Invites Nominations for The Emanuel and Carol Parzen Prize for Statistical Innovation To promote the dissemination of statistical innovation, the Emanuel and Carol Parzen Prize for Statistical Innovation is awarded in even-numbered years to a North American statistician whose outstanding research contributions…

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The Newbold Prize Committee invites nominations for the Ethel Newbold Prize. The Ethel Newbold Prize for excellence in statistics is awarded every two years, next time in spring 2019. The name of the prize recognizes a historically important role of women in statistics. The prize itself is for excellence in…

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The IMS Committee on Special Lectures is accepting nominations for IMS Named and Medallion Lectures. The following lectures are available for nomination in 2018: • The 2020 Blackwell Lecturer • The 2021 Medallion Lecturers The deadline is October 1, 2018. Information on all lectures, including how to nominate, can be…

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The Committee of Presidents of Statistical Sciences (COPSS) has announced the establishment of two lectureships named after women: The Elizabeth L. Scott Lecture, and the F.N. David Lecture. The lectures, with their associated awards, will be given in alternate years at the annual Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM) beginning in 2019.…

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Myrto Lefkopoulou Distinguished Lectureship The lectureship was established in perpetuity in memory of Dr. Myrto Lefkopoulou, a faculty member and graduate of Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Lefkopoulou died of cancer in 1992 at the age of 34 after a courageous two-year battle. She was deeply beloved by friends,…

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