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New York Times Graphics Editor to Visit Campus

February 23, 2016

New York Times Graphics Editor to Visit Campus

Amanda Cox is a graphics editor at The New York Times, where she makes charts and maps for the paper and its website. She is a 2002 graduate of St. Olaf College. Before joining the Times in 2005, she worked at the Federal Reserve Board and earned a master’s degree in statistics from the University of Washington. She received the Excellence in Statistical Reporting Award from the American Statistical Association in 2012 and was part of a team that won a National Design Award in 2009.  Examples of her work can be found at her GitHub page.  In addition, she spent the summer of 2000 on the GVSU campus as a participant in the Department of Mathematics Research Experiences for Undergraduates program.

Amanda Cox will be speaking on Monday, March 21, 2016, at 3PM, in the Pere Marquette Room, Kirkhof Center, Allendale Campus.  The title of her talk is "Data Visualization at The New York Times."  For more information, see the flyer.

Register now online at http://www.gvsu.edu/sprout (search for “Amanda Cox”).

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