2017 Outstanding Teaching Award Winners

Each year the Center for Teaching and Learning administers the Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Instruction. These awards are given to the best student teachers who show remarkable instruction and passion for teaching and learning. This year the Department of Statistics had four of our students recognized. 

Please join me in congratulating Adel Bedoui, Richard Ross, Rui Xie, and Jingyi Zhang on their amazing accomplishment! We are so proud to have them as part of our department. 

Tue, 03/28/2017
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Zachary Stokes Received Honorable Mention

One of UGA's former Statistics majors, Mr. Zachary Stokes, is a graduate student of UCLA Statistics Department and pursuing his PhD research under the supervision of Dr. Hongquan Xu. He submitted a proposal to the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (https://www.nsfgrfp.org/) extending his undergraduate research conducted at UGA with Dr. Abhyuday Mandal. He received an honorable mention and very positive feedback on his research. Congratulations, Zack!

Tue, 03/21/2017
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Two Statistics Students inducted into Phi Beta Kappa

Two Statistics students have been asked to join Phi Beta Kappa, the oldest of all American honor societies. It is one of the most distinguished honors in academic circles to be invited to join the society. This year’s invitees include Andrew Goodman and Daniel Oltmann. Congratulations to these fantastic students!

Those who choose to join Phi Beta Kappa will be honored at an initiation ceremony on Tuesday, December 6 at 3:00 p.m. in the Chapel on North Campus, with a reception following the ceremony. The ceremony is open to the public.

Thu, 12/01/2016
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Alexei C. Ionan Wins 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 winner must be in good academic standing, have innovative ideas, and strong work ethic and a creative mind. 

Wed, 11/02/2016
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Dr. Ping Ma Featured in UGA Today

Dr. Ping Ma from the Department of Statistics was featured in UGA Today on October, 24 2016 for his use of a new grant to crunch big data numbers. This research could help tackle diseases and save lives.

To read the entire article, please click here.

The department is so excited and proud for this accomplished researcher to be part of our team. 

Wed, 11/02/2016
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Seeking Applicants- Postdoctoral Research Associate Position

Seeking Applicants - Postdoctoral Research Associate Position

Applicants are invited to apply for a two-year Postdoctoral Research Associate position.  The position is located in the Big Data Analytics lab (malab.uga.edu) and will include working on computational biology/bioinformatics supported by an NIH grant under the direction of Dr. Ping Ma, UGA Professor of Statistics.  Please click here for more information on how to apply.  

 

 

 

 

Thu, 10/27/2016
Alumni News: 

Sarah Robinson Wins "Outstanding Undergraduate Student Presentation Award"

Statistics Major, Sarah Robinson, won the "Outstanding Undergraduate Student Presentation Award" at the International Conference on Advances in Interdisciplinary Statistics and Combinatorics, held in Greensboror, NC on September 30th- October 2nd, 2016. The award was for her presentation on her research on "Functional Data Analysis of Copy Number Alterations in Bladder Cancer Tumors". She performed this research during Computational Biology REU at UConn Health Center for Quantitative Medicine, in the Summer of 2016. 

Congratulations Sarah! 

Mon, 10/03/2016
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