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Rene Bautista, Ph.D., has been named co-director of the General Social Survey (GSS). Bautista will become the director, upon Tom W. Smith’s planned retirement in August, 2019. Bautista holds an academic appointment as affiliate faculty at the University of Chicago Harris Graduate School of Public Policy and at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Survey Research and Methodology Program.

Rene Bautista, Ph.D., named co-director of the General Social Survey
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No5/14/2018 4:39 PM
  
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​The American Evaluation Association is holding their 2017 annual meeting in Washington, DC, November 6 -11. NORC experts and staff are participating and attending the meeting. Stop by NORC booth #24  to learn more about our evaluation work across research areas.

NORC at the American Evaluation Association (AEA) 2017 Annual Meeting
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No11/17/2017 4:14 PM
  
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​​The Midwest Association for Public Opinion Research is holding their 2017 annual meeting in Chicago, IL, November 17-18. NORC experts and staff are participating and attending the meeting.

NORC at Midwest Association for Public Opinion Research (MAPOR) 2017 Annual Meeting
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No11/20/2017 11:20 AM
  
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Ritu Nayyar-Stone, Alicia S Menendez, and Alejandro Ome, senior researchers at NORC, will present at the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) 2018 Annual Conference in Mexico City, Mexico. Their talks on March 26 will explore tactics to improve early reading skills in Zambia and Uganda.
NORC International Programs Staff to Present at CIES 2018 Conference
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No4/3/2018 8:03 AM
  
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NORC experts, staff, and researchers will be in attendance at AAPOR 2018 chairing, organizing, presenting, and participating in sessions throughout the conference. Stop by Booth #410 to meet NORC staff, learn about our work, and enter AmeriSpeak's "Free Data" giveaway.

NORC at AAPOR 2018
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No5/22/2018 5:38 PM
  
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​NORC and the Appalachian Regional Commission's Appalachian Overdose Mapping Tool illustrates the relationship in each Appalachian county between overdose deaths and socioeconomic factors, including poverty, unemployment, education, and disability.

Interactive Map Informs Efforts to Address Opioid Epidemic in Appalachia
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No6/4/2018 1:31 PM
  
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Join NORC at the Midwest Political Science Association Conference (MPSA) in Chicago April 5 -8. Jennifer Benz, AP-NORC Center Deputy Director, is chairing a Career roundtable discussion and participating in a Public Engagement roundtable. Stop by NORC’s AmeriSpeak booth (#412) to learn about the most scientifically rigorous multi-client panel in the U.S. market.
NORC and AmeriSpeak attend MPSA 2018
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No4/13/2018 5:12 PM
  
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Join NORC at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting in New York City April 13 - 17. NORC staff Eric Hedberg, Shazia Miller, Claudia Gentile, Thomas Hoffer, Stacy Ehrlich, and Vi-Nhuan Le will instruct, chair sessions, and present. Stop by booth #1815 to learn more our work.
NORC to Present at AERA Annual Meeting
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No4/18/2018 4:27 AM
  
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​NORC is pleased to announce Senior Fellow and Aging Action Research Network Director, Linda Waite, has been elected to the esteemed American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAA&S).
Linda Waite Elected to AAA&S
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No5/15/2018 11:41 PM
  
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​NORC is pleased to announce AP VoteCast, a new, probability-based, state-by-state election voter survey powered by NORC at the University of Chicago and AP-NORC.

New AP Voter Survey Powered by NORC and AP-NORC
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No6/22/2018 5:16 PM
  
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​NORC's breakthrough panel research platform AmeriSpeak has made choosing an online sampling approach easier, publishing answers to ESOMAR's 28 questions aimed at helping researchers to ensure a good fit.
AmeriSpeak and ESOMAR: Increasing Transparency and Awareness around Online Sample Buys
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No6/8/2018 2:08 PM
  
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We congratulate NORC trustee Mary Lou Gorno on her appointment to chair of the Smart Museum of Art's Board of Governors.
Mary Louise Gorno Appointed Chair of Smart Museum Board
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No6/22/2018 4:49 PM
  
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NORC is pleased to announce Senior Fellow Michael J. O'Grady's candidacy for AcademyHealth's 2018 Board of Directors.

Michael J. O'Grady AcademyHealth Board Nomination
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No10/16/2018 2:31 PM
  
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Join NORC at the Administration for Children and Families' (ACF) National Research Conference on Early Childhood (NRCEC) June 25-27 in Arlington, VA. NORC staff Rupa Datta, Marc Hernandez, and Stacy Ehrlich will present at the event.

NORC at National Research Conference on Early Childhood
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No7/3/2018 2:46 PM
  
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The Society for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies (SLLS) International Conference will take place July 9-11 in Milan, Italy. NORC staff will present a paper session on Exploring Alternative Measures of Doctoral Underemployment.
NORC at SLLS International Conference
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No7/17/2018 8:06 PM
  
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The American Statistical Association has recognized Colm O’Muircheartaigh, senior fellow in the Statistics and Methodology department; Ken Copeland, senior vice president of Statistics and Methodology; Dan Kasprzyk, senior fellow with the Center for Excellence in Survey Research (CESR); Michael Davern, executive vice president of Research; and Don Jang, vice president of CESR for their significant achievements in advancing the realm of statistical sciences.

ASA Honors NORC Staff Advancing Statistical Sciences
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No9/17/2018 2:00 PM
  
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NORC Principal Research Scientist James Fell has been elected to the Executive Board of the International Council on Alcohol, Drugs and Traffic Safety. Fell will serve as President-Elect of ICADTS through 2021.
James Fell Named President-Elect of ICADTS
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No12/7/2018 4:27 PM
  
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NORC is pleased to announce Colm O’Muircheartaigh, senior fellow in the Statistics and Methodology department, as the 2018 Monroe G. Sirken Award winner. Honored for his significant contributions to the theory and practice of survey sampling, O’Muircheartaigh will give the Sirken Lecture at the at the Joint Statistical Meetings.
O’Muircheartaigh Receives Monroe G. Sirken Award
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No8/7/2018 1:10 PM
  
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​NORC Senior Fellow and Co-Principal Investigator of the Center for Advancing Research and Communication in STEM, Larry Hedges, has been awarded the 2018 Yidan Prize for Education Research. Recognized for his ground-breaking statistical methods for meta-analysis, Hedges' work helps policymakers, educators, and the general public to see the evidence for “what works” in the field of education.
Larry Hedges Named Yidan Prize Laureate
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No10/18/2018 12:59 PM
  
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​The second Digital Media and Developing Minds national interdisciplinary conference will take place October 15-18 in Long Island, New York. NORC Senior Fellow Sherry Emery is a panelist at the event.

NORC at Digital Media and Developing Minds Conference
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No10/22/2018 6:41 PM
  
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A multidisciplinary team of NORC researchers led by Kristina Hanson Lowell has presented its First Annual Report, Next Generation Accountable Care Organization (NGACO) Model Evaluation, to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Early results of the NG ACO model show promise with regard to improved quality and cost savings.
First NGACO Model Evaluation Now Available
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No10/23/2018 6:43 PM
  
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The 45th Annual Conference for Middle Level Education (AMLE) will take place October 25 - 27 in Orlando, Florida. KaiLonnie Dunsmore, Director of NORC's Literacy Organization Capacity Initiative (LOCI), will attend and present at the event.

NORC at 45th Annual Conference for Middle Level Education
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No10/31/2018 3:05 PM
  
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​Dr. Marc Hernandez, Senior Research Scientist in NORC's Academic Research Centers, has been appointed to the Education Technology Leader Age of Learning’s Curriculum Board. Hernandez will help guide program development and advise on efficacy research and evaluation.

Marc Hernandez Appointed to Age of Learning’s Curriculum Board
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No12/7/2018 1:57 PM
  
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The European Survey Research Association (ESRA) will hold the first Big Data Meets Survey Science conference, BigSurv 2018, on October 25-27 in Barcelona, Spain. NORC is a bronze level sponsor and a presenter at the event.
NORC at BigSurv 2018
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No10/31/2018 3:05 PM
  
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The American Evaluation Association's (AEA) 32nd Annual Conference will take place October 29 - November 3 in Cleveland, Ohio. NORC staff will attend and present at the event.
NORC at Evaluation 2018
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No11/12/2018 1:18 PM
  
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​The 2018 American Public Health Association Annual Meeting & Expo will take place Nov. 10-14 in San Diego, California. NORC staff will attend and present at the event.

NORC at APHA 2018
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No11/26/2018 10:20 AM
  
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Zachary Seeskin, Rupa Datta, and Gabriel Ugarte's award winning paper, "Constructing a Toolkit to Evaluate the Quality of State and Local Administrative Data,” will be featured in an upcoming issue of the International Journal of Population Data Science.
NORC Staff Win Best Paper Award at ADRF Network Research Conference
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No1/17/2019 11:52 AM
  
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NORC senior fellow and co-director of the Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis, Michael Meit, has joined the editorial committee of Public Health Reports—the official journal of the Office of the U.S. Surgeon General and the U.S. Public Health Service.
Michael Meit Appointed to Editorial Committee of Public Health Reports
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No1/29/2019 11:11 AM
  
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The new name reflects the expansion of HMC’s portfolio beyond its original focus on tobacco control research and studies examining health-related attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors, to encompass a broader expertise in social media data analytics.
Health Media Collaboratory is Now Social Data Collaboratory
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No4/15/2019 6:21 PM
  
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The CHEA 2019 Annual Conference will take place January 28-30 in Washington, DC. NORC research scientists Erin Knepler and Tafaya Ransom will present a series of research briefs and a white paper at the event.

NORC to Present at Council for Higher Education Accreditation Annual Conference
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No2/1/2019 6:07 PM
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