[1 Aug 2010 | Comments Off on NC State Hosts EDGE 2010 | 1,131 views]
The twelfth Enhancing Diversity in Graduate Education (EDGE) Program was hosted by North Carolina State University in June. Cofounded by Sylvia Bozeman of Spelman College and Rhonda Hughes of Bryn Mawr College, EDGE is an intensive four-week program designed to equip female college graduates with the tools they need to successfully complete graduate programs in the mathematical and statistical sciences.
[1 Aug 2010 | Comments Off on AIMSCS Inspires Students to Pursue Statistics | 1,128 views]
Although statistics is a young discipline, it has grown to be an essential tool for all areas of human endeavor in the last century. Indeed, there is demand by government, industry, and academia throughout the world for statisticians to help in the decisionmaking process. Therefore, it is one of the aims of the C. R. Rao Advanced Institute of Mathematics Statistics and Computer Science (AIMSCS) to encourage talented young students to pursue statistics careers.
[1 Aug 2010 | Comments Off on Symposium Planned in Honor of Lagakos | 763 views]
There will be a one-day symposium on October 22 in honor of Stephen Lagakos, who died in an accident in October of 2009. Discussion will reflect Lagakos’s interests, including HIV prevention, biostatistical education in the 21st century, and clinical trials.
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