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Jeremy Guinta, MAS 2018, and his dedication to DataFestTM are profiled in a UCLA Newsroom article

Jeremy Guinta, MAS 2018, works as the managing director of consulting firm Ankura’s Los Angeles office. His professional work includes advising trial attorneys, litigators and expert testifiers by using his statistical expertise to aid with data management, complex data analysis and calculation of damages. For years he also has been involved in ASA DataFestTM at UCLA as a mentor, judge and sponsor.

More information can be found here.

Congratulations to our faculty Michael Tsiang and Nicolas Christou who have each been awarded a Semel Healthy Campus Initiative Eudaimonia Award!

The Semel Healthy Campus Initiative (HCI) Eudaimonia Award is a recognition given annually to members of the UCLA community who exemplify a life full of purpose and meaning. “Connectors” is this year’s theme. Awardees have demonstrated a commitment to bringing good to society, and building up community members through care, service and advocacy.

Mike and Nicolas will accept their awards in a ceremony happening on May 1.

Assistant Professor Karen McKinnon has been awarded the National Science Foundation CAREER award!

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Karen McKinnon who has been awarded the National Science Foundation CAREER award for her research on heat extremes. This award will support her efforts in this area with more than $944,000 over a five-year period.

More details on this story are available in this UCLA Newsroom article.

The actual NSF award is documented here.