Presenting the Parzen Prize
Aug 30, 2019University of California, Berkeley statistician, data scientist and National Academy of Sciences member Bin Yu will visit the Texas A&M campus Sept. 5 as the guest speaker for the biennial Emanuel Parzen Prize Lecture Series, sponsored by the Texas A&M Department of Statistics.
Why I Give
Jul 18, 2019Fifty years ago, Ersen Arseven ’74 made a life-altering choice, deciding to pursue his Ph.D. in statistics at Texas A&M University. He continues to invest in Texas A&M's future and that of its faculty and students through endowments — a topic we recently teamed up with the Texas A&M Foundation to explore in both video and behind-the-scenes formats.
In Service of Science
May 09, 2019Congratulations to Texas A&M statistician Cliff Spiegelman, who has been recognized by the Texas A&M chapter of Sigma Xi with one of its primary annual awards celebrating scientific excellence and advancement — the 2019 Outstanding Science Communicator Award.
Mar 22, 2019Texas A&M statistician Valen Johnson is one of about 40 contributing authors featured in The American Statistician special issue on p-values and statistical significance, along with a related Nature March 28 edition Correspondence. While he acknowledges raising standards would make it harder for researchers to publish, Johnson tells Undark magazine he sees potential for more discoveries and better science as researchers gain confidence in previous work and spend less time replicating studies.
Forensics in Focus
Feb 24, 2019February marked the 10th anniversary of the National Academy of Sciences landmark report that established a blueprint for forensic science research. Texas A&M statistician and forensics expert Cliff Spiegelman weighs in on its lasting impact in an Innocence Project blog and the broader big-data effects with Fast Company.
Math & Stat Fair 2019
Jan 29, 2019Texas A&M is gearing up to host hundreds of students and their families Saturday, Feb. 23, in the John R. Blocker Building for some free math and stat-inspired fun as part of the 16th annual Texas A&M Mathematics and Statistics Fair.
Jul 25, 2018Texas A&M statistician Huiyan Sang has been selected to receive the American Statistical Association's 2018 ENVR Early Investigator Award, presented by the ASA Section on Statistics and the Environment (ENVR) in honor of her outstanding contributions to spatial and environmental statistics.
Meet Tessa Johnson '17
Mar 19, 2018In celebration of the 21st annual Student Research Week (March 19-23) at Texas A&M as well as March as Women's History Month, the College of Science is taking five with five different women involved in both innovative research and milestone firsts during the past academic year. Today's kickoff segment features Tessa Johnson '17, Texas A&M's first bachelor of statistics graduate.
An Award-Winning Author
Mar 05, 2018Texas A&M statistician Irina Gaynanova has earned the American Statistical Association's 2018 David P. Byar Young Investigator Award, presented by the ASA Biometrics Section to honor the top original manuscript by a new researcher for presentation at the Joint Statistical Meetings.
Feb 28, 2018Congratulations to Texas A&M statistician Anirban Bhattacharya, who has been selected to receive the American Statistical Association's 2018 Gottfried E. Noether Young Scholar Award recognizing significant early-career contributions in nonparametric statistics.