UGA Department of Statistics Team Places 3rd in SAS Shootout Competition

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

For the third year in a row, student groups from the Department of Statistics have earned high recognition at the SAS Analytics Shootout. This year, a team captained by Rich Ross and advised by Dr. Dan Hall have placed third in the SAS Shootout Competition in Las Vegas.  

Team Roster Includes:

Rich Ross (Captain), Yaotong Cai, Chunla He, Shiyu Ye, and Wenhao Pan. Advised by Dr. Dan Hall.

Please join the department in congratulating these outstanding students and professor! 

Mark Werner Wins 10K Race!

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Let's all congratulate Dr. Mark Werner on his amazing acheivements in Colorado over the long Labor Day weekend. While we were enjoying Labor Day, Mark was busy competing in two races on two consecutive days at Rabbit Ears Pass, Colorado. He won the first race on Sunday, setting a new course record, and placed third on another race, Monday. In his usual humble way, Mark described his experience over the long weekend as: "It's all good, though, both myself and the local runners came away with some wins, so everybody was happy.".

For more information of this race and Mark's win please click here

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Department of Statistics Featured in 2016 August Edition of the Innovation Gateway Newsletter!

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Dr. Jennifer Kaplan and Department of Statistics PhD Student, Kristen Roland were featured in the August 2016 edition of the Innovation Gateway Newsletter. This monthly e-newsletter was started in 2015 to share the latest news from UGA's Innovation Gateway and to highlight faculty participating in UGA's mission to move new discoveries into the marketplace. Way to go Dr. Kaplan and Kristen on promoting the Department of Statistics!  

You can view the entire newsletter here

A Discussion With 1996 ASA President, Lynne Billard

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Please read an exciting discussion with 1996 ASA President, Lynne Billard, which appeared in the July 2016 issue of AMSTAT News. Congratulations, Lynne! 

Congratulations UGA Capital One Team!

Monday, May 2, 2016

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Statistics students Xianyan Chen, Xiaodong Jiang, Jerry Shi, and Yang Song were one of the five finalist teams in teh Capital One Contest. The team members, along with advisor, Jaxk Reeves, were invited to Capital One headquarters from April 20-22, 2016. Here, they presented their analysis and were named first place winners in the competition! Congratulations to these students and Dr. Jaxk Reeves for this great achievemnet! 

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