News

Aug 5, 2019

Annual Beach Trip

The NCSU Department of Statistics annual beach trip is for Faculty, Staff, Graduate Students, Emeriti Faculty, Alumni, Families and Friends of the Department. It is scheduled for September 6-8 at Atlantic Towers, Carolina Beach NC.

Jul 31, 2019

2019 SIBS Program

This year the 2019-NCSU-Duke SIBS Data Hack-A-Thon was a data analysis assignment where 20 SIBS participants work in 5 assigned teams to tackle a large, complex data set on opioid drug consumption with the goal of addressing scientific research questions.

Jun 20, 2019

David A. Dickey Scholarship Endowment

At Dave Dickey’s Retirement Reception I had the pleasure of announcing that in honor Dave’s incredible career and in recognition of his countless contributions to the Department and the University, an anonymous contribution of $25,000 was made to establish a scholarship in his name.

Jun 6, 2019  |  Alumni

Field of Dreams

Meet NC State statistics and math students and alumni who used their passion for sports and penchant for data crunching to become MVPs in sports analytics.

May 22, 2019

Statistically, a Good Bet

Goldwater Scholar Rachel Chen fell in love with math in high school and quickly moved on to the more applied version: statistics.

May 17, 2019

Meet the Solomon Scholars

Learn more about the college’s signature scholarship program, and meet the 19 extraordinary students who were part of it in 2018-19.

May 6, 2019

Wendell Barnwell II: Student, Teacher and Dedicated Family Man

New York native and Durham resident, Wendell Barnwell II is a devoted husband, loving father and the embodiment of grit and determination associated with nontraditional students. Barnwell pursued an online Master of Statistics degree from NC State College of Sciences while continuing to work full time as a mathematics teacher at Leesville Road High School in Raleigh. As if … Continue reading Wendell Barnwell II: Student, Teacher and Dedicated Family Man

May 3, 2019

Reputation of NC State’s Online Master of Statistics Program Knows No Boundaries

NC State online student, Hyunjin “Jin” Cho, will be celebrating her graduation from the Master of Statistics program from her hometown of Edmonton, Canada. She credits NC State’s reputation has prepared her and helped her get admitted into a Statistics P.h.D. program.

Apr 29, 2019

4 Win Prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

All four students nominated by NC State have been awarded the nation’s preeminent scholarship for science, math and engineering.

Jan 3, 2019

Using Economic Theory to Address Funding Scarcity – A Q&A with Kevin Gross

Statistician Kevin Gross talks about problems with the current model for research funding, and how the ‘theory of contests’ might alleviate some of those issues.