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UW-Madison graduate students Suk, Kim win poster prizes at international meeting

July 30, 2018
Graduate students Youmi Suk and Nana Kim from the UW-Madison School of Education's Department of Educational Psychology earned poster prizes at the International Meeting of the Psychometric Society (IMPS). 

Youmi Suk and Nana KimIMPS was hosted by Columbia University in New York from July 9 to 13. The Psychometric Society is a professional society devoted to the advancement of quantitative measurement practices in psychology, education and the social sciences. Its annual meetings draw over 500 attendees from around the world. 

The UW-Madison graduate students won two of the three awarded prizes, out of a total of 112 posters. 

Youmi Suk earned an award for her poster titled, "Measuring the Heterogeneity of Individual-Level Treatment Effects with Multilevel-Observational Data." Nana Kim earned an award for her poster titled, "An Item Response Model for Discrete Option Multiple Choice Items." 

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