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November 23, 2021

Iowa State University – Ames, IA

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October 28, 2021

Carlos LlosaCongratulations to Carlos Llosa-Vite for winning the People's

October 26, 2021

Jon Hobbs, Department of Statistics alum, is the recipient of this year's Lew Allen Award at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL).

October 20, 2021

The Statistics Department chose 10/20 as their day to represent their participation in the Green Dot Awareness Initiative on campus by wearing green.  Green Dots can be found around Snedecor Hall this month to state their willingness to learn and understand how to help raise awareness of emo

October 15, 2021

On October 15th the department held a retirement party honoring Marlene Tjernagel. The event took place outside of MacKay hall where hot cider and cake were provided. 

October 09, 2021

STAT-ers gathered to play cricket at Innes Grove Park on Saturday, October 9th.

October 05, 2021

On October 5th, department staff, faculty, and their families met up for a group hike on the Reactor Woods trail in North Ames. After the hike, participants enjoyed homemade ice cream provided by Karen Nettleton. 

September 20, 2021

Congratulations to the 2021 graduate student award winners:

Award Recipient
Daniel H. Mowrey Graduate Consulting Awards

Yulin Liu

Vinny Paris

Amin Shirazi

Miranda Tilberg

September 20, 2021

Congratulations to the following statistics students on their scholarships and awards for the 2021-22 school year:

Scholarship Recipient
Snedecor Award

Jake Alston

Jessie Bustin

September 05, 2021

On September 5th, Department Chair Dan Nettleton hosted a gathering at his house to welcome first-year Statistics graduate students for homemade ice cream.

August 29, 2021

The department hosted a fall picnic with games and food for students, staff, and faculty. The picnic featured lawn games and boxed lunches in the Maple Shelter at Brookside Park. 

August 23, 2021

Pictured are Charlie Labuzzetta (one of three winners of the Vince Sposito Computing Award) and Eryn Blagg (winner of the Vera David Award).  These awards were announced during the department’s welcome seminar on the first day of class (August 23).

July 06, 2021

Kathy Kiesling began working as the administrative assistant for the Department of Statistics.

July 06, 2021

In summer 2021, Sarah Nusser retired after more than three decades at Iowa State.  Following her obtainment of both bachelor's and master's degrees in botany from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and North Carolina State University, Sarah earned MS and Ph.D.

June 25, 2021

The Department of Statistics held a celebration to honor the student award recipients from the spring semester. The event celebrated the achievements of several students for various awards.

June 23, 2021

Tetsuro Motoyama dropped by the department in May to say hello.  Dr. Motoyama earned a Ph.D. in Psychology and Statistics at ISU and was the co-winner (with Paul Gibson) of the Bancroft Award in 1978.  The Bancroft Award honors T. A.

June 08, 2021

The Department of Statistics partnered with the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering (IMSE) to host a retirement reception in honor of Professor Max Morris and University Professor Stephen Vardeman in May of 2021.  Max retired in May of 2020 after 22 years at ISU, a

June 02, 2021

Sepideh Mosaferi, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Statistics, was awarded the Edward C. Bryant Scholarship for an Outstanding Graduate Student in Survey Statistics. 

June 02, 2021

Distinguished Professor, Dr. Wayne Fuller, received the 2021 American Statistical Association (ASA) Mentoring Award.

June 02, 2021

Dr. Lily Wang, Professor of Statistics, was recently chosen as the recipient of the LAS Award for Mid-Career Achievement in Research.

June 02, 2021

Professor of Statistics, Dr. Jae-Kwang Kim, was recently selected as the recipient of the LAS Award for Outstanding Achievement in Research.

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