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C. R. and Bhargavi Rao Prize for Outstanding Research in Statistics

The C. R. Rao and Bhargavi Prize honors outstanding and influential innovations in the theory and practice of mathematical statistics, international leadership in directing statistical research, and pioneering contributions by a recognized leader in the field.

Clifford C. Clogg Memorial Lecture

Dr. Clogg was nationally and internationally known for his work in quantitative methods and demography, particularly on the analysis of rates, standardization methods, and latent structure analysis. Contributions from friends and colleagues led to the creation of the Clifford C. Clogg Memorial Lectureship fund. The fund was endowed in 1996. Leo Goodman gave the inaugural lecture on September 27, 1996.

P.R. Krishnaiah Visiting Scholars and Lecturers

P.R. Krishnaiah (7/15/32-8/1/87) was the founder-director of the Center for Multivariate Analysis (CMA). He received numerous honors and international recognition for his outstanding contributions to the theory and applications of Statistics.

C.G. Khatri Visiting Scholars and Lecturers

C.G. Khatri (8/8/31-3/31/89) was a frequent visitor to the Center for Multivariate Analysis. C.G. KhatriHe has authored or co-authored several books and about two hundred research publications in prestigious journals.

Marker Lecture

The inaugural Russell E. Marker Lectures in the Statistical Sciences will be presented at Penn State University on April 25 and 26, 2016, by Bin Yu, the Chancellor's Professor of Statistics and Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences at the University of California, Berkeley.

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