Mu Sigma Rho 2013 Inductees

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.  

Welcome Megan!

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! 

Yun Chen (MS 2008)

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.

Lee Bennett (MS 1999)

"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."