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Book on Statistics in Astronomy Wins PROSE Award for Cosmology and Astronomy
Penn State University scientists Eric Feigelson and G. Jogesh Babu have been awarded the American Publishers Award for Professional and Scholarly Excellence (PROSE) in cosmology and astronomy for their book Modern Statistical Methods for Astronomy with R Applications. The book is published by Cambridge University Press. The PROSE award was established in 1976 to recognize the best in scholarly publishing as judged by publishers, librarians, and academics. The award was announced in an event held in Washington D.C. during 2013.
Located in Information / News / 2014 News
Pat Buchanan receives Schreyer Award to attend Lilly Conference
Pat Buchanan was granted one of three Schreyer awards to attend this years Lilly Conference on Evidence-Based Teaching and Learning in Bethesda Maryland in June.
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Biological Data Analysis: The Right Way
Course Directors: Drs Istvan Albert, Naomi Altman, Anton Nekrutenko and Cooduvalli Shashikant
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Lin honored with title of Distinguished Professor
Dennis Lin, professor of statistics at Penn State University, has been selected to receive the title of Distinguished Professor of Statistics. Lin was honored with the title in recognition of his exceptional record of teaching, research, and service to the University community. The honor is designated by the Office of the President of Penn State based on the recommendations of colleagues and the dean of the Eberly College of Science.
Located in Information / News / 2015 News
Clogg Lecture 2016 Given by Mark Handcock
The 2016 Clifford C. Clogg lecture was given by Mark Handcock. The general talk was on March 21, 2016, with a statistics talk on March 22, 2016 and his third talk given on March 23, 2016.
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Ephraim Hanks awarded the Early Investigator Award at JSM
Ephraim Hanks joins Ben Shaby and Murali Haran, Penn State Statistics Department previous winners. Penn State researchers have been awarded this medal three out of the past four years.
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Shiny App Showcase of 36 Apps developed by Statistics Students
Each year, ten Penn State Statistics majors take part in Dennis Pearl’s Shiny app research program. On Tuesday, November 13th in room 110 Thomas Building beginning at 5:15 p.m., Dr. Pearl and his students will present a showcase of these applications for the statistics faculty. The showcase offers the statistics faculty a closer look at teaching tools for stat students developed by stat students.
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FIVE ELEMENTS to Keep Your Working Group Active
The paleoclimate group, now known as the “Paleo Family,” including Penn State's Martin Tingley and Murali Haran, began meeting as part of the 2009–2010 program on Space-Time Analysis for Environmental Mapping, Epidemiology, and Climate Change continue meeting.
Located in Information / News / 2015 News
Dennis Lin wins the William G. Hunter Award
The William G. Hunter Award, presented annually in honor of the founding chair of the Statistics Division of the American Society for Quality to a person whose qualities mirror those of Bill Hunter.
Located in Information / News / 2014 News
Don Richards - Fellow of the American Mathematical Society
The Fellows of the American Mathematical Society program recognizes members who have made outstanding contributions to the creation, exposition, advancement, communication, and utilization of mathematics.
Located in Information / News / 2012 News