Did you know that 2013 is the International Year of Statistics? For more information, see http://www.statistics2013.org/
Kim Gilbert has been selected to participate in the inaugural group of the Online Learning Fellows Program at the University of Georgia. She is among a select group of faculty who will develop an online course during the Spring 2013 semester and teach the course during Summer Thru Session 2013. Congratulations Kim!
Lily Wang has been selected as one of the M.G. Michael Award winners. This award recognizes excellence in research and includes a $3,000 grant. Congratulations Lily!
Chris Franklin and Rob Gould of UCLA were recently featured on Google Data Hangout #4. Watch it online here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=bfcdbwyqDjg
Two of our former students became elected ASA Fellows at JSM 2012 in San Diego. Susmita Datta (on the left) of the University of Louisville, and Sanjay Shete (on the right) of the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. For more information, see http://www.prweb.com/releases/2012/5/prweb9494097.htm.
Lily Wang was invited by the ASA Director of Science Policy, Steve Pierson, to present at the CNSF meeting on Capitol Hill to highlight the importance of NSF research funding. The full article, which was published in the July 2012 issue of Amstat News, can be read by clicking here.
Congratulations to Dr. T. N. Sriram for receiving the UGA Summer 2012 Innovative Instruction Faculty Grant for the project titled "Statistical Analysis for Business-An Online Course."
Our graduate students, Andrew Brown, Guannan Wang, Wenhui Sheng, and Yuan Xue, received student travel awards to attend the SRCOS 2012 Summer Research Conference. In addition, Wenhui, received a second prize for her poster at the conference. Congratulations!
Our very own Christine Franklin was interviewed and featured in the Science Policy Column in the May edition of the Amstat News discussing her effort in rewriting the statistics standards portion of the Georgia Performance Standards for 6th-12th. Read the full article here: http://magazine.amstat.org/blog/2012/05/01/statsed/
Yi Chen, with Merck in Philadelphia, PA; Haileab Hilafu, with Vistakon in Jacksonville, FL; Xinyu Liu, with Kelly Services & Dow AgroScience in Indianapolis, IN; Guannan Wang, with SAS in Cary, NC; Li-Yu Wang, with Zurich Insurance Co. in Schaumburg, IL; Wenbo Wu, with Kelly Services & Dow AgroScience in Indianapolis, IN; Wenting Fan, with Liberty Mutual Insurance in Boston, MA; and Linwei Hu, with Liberty Mutual Insurance in Boston, MA.
Congratulations all around!!