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[1 Oct 2021 | Comments Off on UGA, Wells Fargo Team Up for Data Science, AI Camp | ]

The department of statistics at the University of Georgia partnered with Wells Fargo to virtually hold the 2021 Data Science and Artificial Intelligence Summer Camp for high-school students July 12–23.

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[1 Jul 2021 | Comments Off on Data Science Competition Attracts Talent from UGA | ]

The first data science competition hosted by the department of statistics at the University of Georgia attracted 96 students, with 10 undergraduate teams and 16 graduate teams. Most teams had students from multiple disciplines, making the competition truly interdisciplinary.

A Statistician's Life, Celebrating Black History Month »

[1 Feb 2021 | One Comment | ]

Machell Town’s introduction to statistics was as a statistician for the Boys and Girls Club varsity basketball team and, even though she started out at the University of Georgia majoring in computer science, she eventually changed her major to statistics. Town earned her PhD in public health with a concentration in epidemiology from Walden University. Currently, she is the branch chief for the Population Health Surveillance Branch at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). She mentors young professionals and students inside and outside the CDC and was appointed to the statistics advisory committee of Preventing Chronic Disease.