Congratulations to Alex Tank for winning a JSM Best Student Paper Award from the Business and Economic Statistics Section (B&E) of the American Statistical Association for his paper “Granger Casuality for Categorical Time Series”. Alex will received a $500 award to present his paper in the 2018 Joint Statistical Meetings, which will be held on Vancouver, BC, July 28 – August 2, 2018. The B&E section encourages submissions on novel methods, theory, and applications from all areas of business and economic statistics.