Best Student Awards for 2010

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Our best student awards this year go to Best Senior, Hsin-Ping Wu; Best Beginning Applied, Adam Jaeger; Best Beginning Theoretical, Sandra Addo and Haileab Hilafu. Congratulations to these hard-working students! Each student will receive a monetary award and certificate.

World Statistics Day

Monday, October 11, 2010

October 20, 2010 has been declared World Statistics Day by the United Nations. See here for more information. Visit the display about statistics that the Statistics Club has organized for 10/20/2010 from noon-3 pm at Tate Center Plaza.

Welcoming new faculty member Dr. Mark Werner

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Our department is very pleased with the hiring of Dr. Mark Werner, who started his position as Lecturer in August 2010. Mark will play an important role in teaching statistics for business students, and is also interested in further pursuing his interests in statistics education. Welcome Mark!

Congratulations to Dr. Kim Gilbert and Jack Morse

Sunday, October 3, 2010

We would also like to congratulate Dr. Kim Gilbert and Jack Morse, in that their positions are now permanent instead of temporary. Kim is a Lecturer, primarily working with MSIT 3000 classes (along with Mark), and Jack Morse is now a permanent Instructor who teaches STAT 2000 classes.

Jien Chen moving to Virginia

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Dr. Jien Chen, Associate Director of the Statistical Consulting Center, left the department and the university on July 1 to relocate to Virginia to be with her husband, Dr. Qin Wang, who is an Assistant Professor at Virginia Commonwealth University. The department and the SCC will miss her valuable contributions. We are very grateful for all that Jien has done here at UGA and wish her the very best with her relocation and future endeavors. Thank you Jien!