Statistics Team Advances in the Capital One Contest

Congratulations to Statistics students Xianyan Chen, Xiaodong Jiang, Jerry Shi, and Yang Song, who are one of five finalist teams in the Capital One Contest. The team members, along with advisor Jaxk Reeves, have been invited to Capital One headquarters, where they, along with the four other finalist teams, will present their analysis. The winner will be determined after the team presentations, April 20-22, 2016.

We wish the best of luck with the next stage of the competition! 

 

Mon, 04/11/2016
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Congratulations to Sha Cao!!!!

Sha Cao, a PhD student in Statistics, working in Bioinformatics won the very competitive and prestigious Grimes Family Distinguished Graduate Fellowship in Natural Sciences. 

The Grimes Fellowship provides academic year support to a graduate student in Franklin College majoring in the Natural Sciences working on the area of cancer research. The applicant should be in good academic standing, have innovative ideas, a strong work ethic and a creative mind.

Congratulations, Sha, for this great recognition!  

Wed, 12/23/2015
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ASA Honors Jennifer Kaplan with the Jackie Dietz Best Journal of Statistics Education Paper Award

The Jackie Dietz Best Journal of Statistics Education Paper Award, established in 2011, is given annually to the best paper in the Journal of Statistics Education in the previous year. It is named in honor of Jackie Dietz, the founding editor of the journal. We are extremely proud of Jennifer J. Kaplan for receiving this honor. She was recognized for her collaborative work with John Gabrosek, Phyllis Curtiss, and Christopher J. Malone titled  “Investigating Student Understanding of Histograms,” published in the Journal of Statistics Education (Volume 22, Number 2, 2014).

Wed, 09/02/2015
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Student Groups Place in Top Three in SAS Analytics Shootout

For the second year in a row, student groups from the Department of Statistics have placed in the top three in the SAS Analytics Shootout.  This year, two groups entered and both placed!  As noted by the competition organizers: "This year’s selection of winners was very difficult due to the large number of outstanding submissions." We are proud of our two teams and wish them both the best of luck.  The final results will be announced during the Analytics 2015 Conference to be held in Las Vegas in October 2015.

The student teams and their faculty advisors are:

Mon, 07/27/2015
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