Professor Kate Calder was elected chair of Graduate Council, which is the principal advisory body of the Graduate School and participates in the development of rules, policies, and standards pertaining to graduate programs, graduate associates, and graduate fellowships.
The discipline of statistics underlies many of the biggest successes in data science and is one of the fastest growing professions in the U.S. The Department of Statistics has launched a newly approved undergraduate major in statistics.
PhD in Biostatistics
Brittney Bailey – Advisor: Abigail Shoben
Ranran Dong – Advisor: Abigail Shoben
Yihan Sui - Advisor: Grzegorz Rempala
PhD in Statistics
Tayler Blake – Advisor: Yoonkyung Lee
Deborah Kunkel – Advisor: Mario Peruggia
Steve MacEachern, Chair of the Department of Statistics, presented a keynote address at the World Meeting of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis (ISBA) World Meeting in Edinburgh, UK on June 27, 2018.