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Statistics Department Celebrates 50 Years!

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The Statistics Department will be celebrating its 50 year anniversary May 8-10, 2018.

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The department will sponsor a three-day conference, May 8 through May 10, 2018, in celebration of 50 years as the Statistics Department at Penn State University.

The conference registration will be on May 8th, and there will be an opening reception in the evening. The scientific program will begin with an open ceremony and then a full day of academic talks and panel discussions on May 9th, and in the evening, there will be a banquet to celebrate 50 years of Penn State Statistics department. The conference draws to a close on Thursday, May 10th with talks and panel discussions during the day, and industry Expo given by industry representatives during the early evening. All Penn State Statistics alumni and friends are welcome to join us in celebrating this momentous occasion.  

Registration is now closed!  Thank you for joining us to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Department.


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(subject to change)

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - Third Floor Bridge, Huck Life Sciences Building

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - Berg Auditorium, First Floor - Huck Life Sciences Building


Thursday, May, 10,2018 - Berg Auditorium, First Floor - Huck Life Sciences Building

For questions or additional information contact:

  • Michael Akritas 
  • Lorey Burghard 
  • Murali Haran
  • Yanyuan Ma 
  • Xiaoyue Niu 
  • Kathy Smith 
  • Lingzhou Xue
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