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2015 Fellows of the American Statistical Association
Penn State will be well represented in the 2015 Class of Fellows of the American Statistical Association, with three PSU faculty listed.
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2015 Fellows of the American Statistical Association
Penn State will be well represented in the 2015 Class of Fellows of the American Statistical Association, with three PSU faculty listed.
Located in Information / News / 2015 News
Penn State center to examine sports in society
Leveraging dozens of faculty with an academic and research interest in sports, Penn State on Nov. 14 announced the creation of the Center for the Study of Sports in Society.
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Parasitic Plants may form weapons out of genes stolen from hosts
Sneaky parasitic weeds may be able to steal genes from the plants they are attacking and then use those genes against the host plant, according to a team of scientists.
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Interdisciplinary team aims to predict the future of Antarctic ice
The National Science Foundation's Division of Mathematical Sciences has awarded more than $500,000 to Penn State to develop new statistical methods needed for predicting the future of Antarctic ice sheets.
Located in Information / News / 2014 News
2017 Bioinformatics and Genomics Retreat
The 2017 Bioinformatics and Genomics retreat will be held on September 22nd and 23rd. The one and a half day retreat will feature Dr. Zhiping Weng from University of Massachusetts Medical School as the keynote speaker. There will also be a number of faculty and student talks as well as a workshop session on the September 23rd. The retreat is open to everyone and attendance is free, but everyone must register before September 15th.
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Murali Haran receives Abdel El-Shaarawi Young Researcher Award
This prestigious award recognizes and honors outstanding contributions to the field of environmetrics.
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Meridith Bartley awarded honorable mention for Gertrude M. Cox Scholarship
The Gertrude M. Cox Scholarship was established in 1989 to encourage more women to enter statistically oriented professions.
Located in Information / News / 2015 News
SAMSI Poised to Help Hone Gravitational Wave Astronomy, Astronomers' New Sense
SAMSI is poised to help astronomers hone their new sense. In November 2014, SAMSI sought input from the astronomical community for a year-long program that would gather astronomers, statisticians, and applied mathematicians to address challenging interdisciplinary problems in astronomy. Led by statistician G. Jogesh Babu (Penn. State University), a team of scientists identified a set of timely and compelling research directions, under the overarching and overlapping themes of time-domain astronomy and survey-based astronomy.
Located in Information / News / 2016 News
Naomi Altman to co-write for "Nature Methods"
This summer "Nature Methods" launched a new column ‘Points of Significance’ devoted to statistics, a topic of profound importance for biological research, but one that often doesn’t receive the attention it deserves.
Located in Information / News / 2014 News