Workshop on Climate Extremes

The STATMOS Workshop on Climate and Weather Extremes will be held at the Atherton Hotel, State College, PA, October 23-25, 2016. Providing a venue for statisticians and atmospheric and climate scientists to share ideas and facilitate collaboration aimed at understanding rare, high-impact climate and weather events.  For more on STATMOS  and to register, please read:

Penn State at JSM

This year’s Joint Statistical Meetings are in Chicago from July 30 to August 4.

  • Penn State Alumni Reception
  • Memorial Session for Bruce Lindsay
  • ASA President’s address and Founders and Fellows Recognition
  • SLDS Student Paper Awards Session
  • GSS/SSS/SRMS Student Paper Awards Session  

    For a wrap-up on Penn State at JSM please read:


The Summer edition of the Stat Newsletter is now available!

Take a closer look at what's been happening in the Department this summer!  See what our Alumni have been accomplishing, get to know our new faculty members and look back on our spring events.  To read the latest edition please see:


Seminiars and Talks Around Campus

In addition to our weekly Colloquia, be sure to check out Penn State's CTSI Seminar Series, videoconferenced in room 116 Henderson from 4 - 5 pm, for a complete schedule please read: BERD Talks

Also offered are the "SMAC" talks, Stochastic Modeling and Computational Statistics. This seminar and discussion series will be held Fridays 10:10am-11:10am (note the new timings) in Thomas 327. For a list of scheduled talks please read: SMAC Talks

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