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.
Replacing Julie Davis will be Megan Weatherford, who has transferred from the College of Veterinary Medicine. She is a graduate of The University of Georgia and brings with her several years of administrative experience. Feel free to stop by the main office to meet her!
After graduating from the Department of Statistics in 2009, Yun worked as a biostatician in the Center of Biostatistics in AIDS Research (CBAR) at Harvard University for 3 years. This past July, however, she and her family moved to Shanghai, China. She is now working as a statistician supporting Health Outcomes in the Eli Lilly & Company's Shanghai office. Yun's husband (2009 PhD in Plant Biology from UGA) is working as a research scientist in DuPont's Shanghai office. Their daughter is 4 and enjoys her new life in the preschool.
Jien and Qin welcomed a baby boy to their family this November. Congratulations!
Did you know that 2013 is the International Year of Statistics? For more information, see http://www.statistics2013.org/
The 2017 Bradley Lecture and Dinner will be held at the State Botanical Garden's Callaway Building on Friday, April 21, 2017 beginning at 4:00pm.
The traditional Bradley Picnic will be held at Memorial Park Shelter #2 on Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 11:00am to 3:00pm.
Please view the Menu for this event here.
Please submit your RSVP by Friday, March 31, 2017.
Kim Gilbert has been selected to participate in the inaugural group of the Online Learning Fellows Program at the University of Georgia. She is among a select group of faculty who will develop an online course during the Spring 2013 semester and teach the course during Summer Thru Session 2013. Congratulations Kim!
Lily Wang has been selected as one of the M.G. Michael Award winners. This award recognizes excellence in research and includes a $3,000 grant. Congratulations Lily!
Chris Franklin and Rob Gould of UCLA were recently featured on Google Data Hangout #4. Watch it online here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=bfcdbwyqDjg
"After 10 years of pharmaceutical industry consulting as a senior statistician at RTI, I recently moved to the Education Division at SAS to work as an Analytical Training Consultant. In this position, I'll be teaching an introductory statistical course on ANOVA and regression analysis as well as an advanced course on mixed models, and will eventually become involved in the development of new SAS courses."