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Mar 12, 2020

Meet the 2020 Watauga Medal Winners

Three alumni receive NC State’s highest nonacademic honor for their decades of service to the university.

Mar 4, 2020

The Pathway Toward Quality Assurance

A new group of NC State faculty members are on their way to Quality Matters course certification through completion of the Online Course Improvement Program (OCIP). This cohort will work to make improvements to their online or blended courses and continue raising the bar for quality online education at NC State.

Feb 6, 2020

Stefanski Named Chair of AAAS Statistics Section

Leonard Stefanski, head of NC State’s Department of Statistics, was elected to a leadership role in the prestigious science organization.

Dec 18, 2019

Online Statistics Graduate Correlates Academic and Professional Success

Chelsea Ross’s December commencement marks the completion of her Master of Statistics degree from NC State Online. She has directly applied her coursework to her position as a full-time data scientist, enhancing success in both areas.

Dec 13, 2019

Alyson Wilson named Associate Vice Chancellor

Dr. Alyson Wilson has been appointed to Associate Vice Chancellor for National Security and Special Research Initiatives starting January 1, 2020.  The Associate Vice Chancellor for National Security and Special Research Initiatives leads the NC… Continue reading “Alyson Wilson named Associate Vice Chancellor”

Dec 13, 2019

Pack Hacks for Faculty: Quantitative Literacy on Discussion Boards

Welcome back to Pack Hacks for Faculty. Each month, a member of the NC State faculty will provide quick tips, advice and other insight to facilitate your teaching, research, scholarship or engagement activities.

Nov 19, 2019

Inspiring Tomorrow’s Statistics Leaders

Six female graduate and undergraduate students from the Department of Statistics recently attended a national conference, thanks to funding from two endowed professorships.

Nov 12, 2019

Statistician Laber Named Goodnight Distinguished Professor

The College of Sciences has named Eric Laber as a Goodnight Distinguished Professor in Statistics.

Nov 12, 2019

Statistician Reich Named Cox Distinguished Professor

The College of Sciences has named Brian Reich of the Department of Statistics the Gertrude M. Cox Distinguished Professor.

Nov 11, 2019  |  News

Online Statistics Degree Paved the Way to Career in Machine Learning

The importance of job-related skills can be measured by the demand for talent in the job market. The words “artificial intelligence” (AI) and “machine learning” (ML) have been big buzzwords among employers for a long time — but what is the difference between these two?