Friday, May 17, 2013

The 2013 USCOTS lifetime Achievement Award in Statistics Education has been awarded to Christine Franklin!

This is a biennial award presented at the U.S. Conference on Teaching Statistics to an individual who, over an extended period of time, has made lasting contributions with broad impact to the field of statistics education, especially the teaching and learning of college-level statistics.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Christine Franklin and Dr. Rob Gould had an article regarding the increasing importance of statistics education published in the Huffington Post.  To read the article, click on the following link:

Monday, May 13, 2013

Congratulations to the 2013 recipients of the Sarah Moss Fellowship: Dr. Cheolwoo Park and Dr. Abhyuday Mandal 

Saturday, May 11, 2013

large_PICT0006.JPGThe department would like to extend its congratulations to William Thomas Purvis for receiving this year's Best Capstone Student Award!  This is the inaugural award and will be given annually.  The Best Capstone Student Award is possible through the generous gift of Professor Emeritus Kermit Hutcheson who wanted this gift to support the undergraduate program in statistics.

Friday, May 10, 2013

The Department wishes to congratulate the 2013 Mu Sigma Rho Inductees.  Mu Sigma Rho is the national honorary society for statistics. Its purpose is the promotion and encouragement of scholarly activity in statistics, and the recognition of outstanding achievement among the students and instructional staff in eligible academic institutions.  

Congratulations to the following students for earning this very special honor:
Undergraduate Inductees:  Glenn Ryan Branscomb, Xian Cheng, Jerry Carl Griffin, Ting Ting Huang, Danielle Elise Ledon, Onkar Pushkar Medhekar, Matthew David Passarello, Hao Peng, William Thomas Purvis, Christopher Lee Rink, Jr. , Candace Denise Rushing, Stewart Thompkins Zellars
Graduate Inductees:  Haleab Hilafu, Linwei Hu, Fei Liu, Ling Liu, Qianqian Ma, Zhengbl Ma, Ting Meng, Zhen Yan