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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 →
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.
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.
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.