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Oct 18, 2021

Q&A with Marcia Gumpertz: Statistical Consulting Expert and Diversity and Inclusion Advocate

We sat down for a short question and answer session with Marcia Gumpertz to discuss her career in statistical consulting, how she brings that knowledge to the classroom, and her great work advocating for diversity and inclusion.   We are lucky to have Dr. Gumpertz teach our Statistical Practice course, ST 542, which involves statistical consulting… 

Laura Mathews Photo

Oct 14, 2021

From Training for Triathlons to Training Models: Why Laura Mathews Chose NC State’s Online Master of Statistics Program

Laura Mathews’ day job involves training and racing as a professional triathlete. When not actively training, Matthews set out to prepare for her next career. With a strong interest in mathematics and research, she knew a graduate degree in statistics would open up career opportunities in many different areas.   Due to her busy travel schedule,… 

Cathrine Hoyo delivers a talk at the 2020 CHHE Symposium.

Sep 28, 2021

Researchers Receive $17M Grant to Explore Links Between Contaminants and Liver Cancer

NC State is the lead institution on a major study that will explore a potential link between environmental contaminants and liver cancer. 

Jonathan Duggins

Sep 23, 2021

Writing the Book on Learning SAS

For Jonathan Duggins, Associate Teaching Professor and instructor for ST 555 – Statistical Programming I (SAS), the SAS programming language has been a huge part of his statistical career.  “I started using SAS in 1999 as part of getting my BS in math at UNCW so I’ve been using SAS for about 22 years at… 

Brian Sugg

Sep 15, 2021

Mixing Programming and Theory for a Deeper Understanding

Brian Sugg was looking to expand his knowledge of statistics and data science while continuing to work full time.  He found the NC State Online Master of Statistics program appealing as it offered an online, asynchronous learning environment with coursework in programming and hands-on application.  “The flexibility offered by the Online Master of Statistics program to… 

The 2021 Watauga Medal winners (left to right) are Bob Mattocks, Suzanne Gordon and Glenn Futrell

Sep 14, 2021

3 NC State Alumni Receive Watauga Medal

The university awards its highest nonacademic honor to Glenn Futrell, Suzanne Gordon and Bob Mattocks. 

The NC State Belltower against a blue sky, with flowering trees in the foreground

Sep 3, 2021

Statistician Ghoshal Named Goodnight Distinguished Professor

The professorship was made possible by a gift from longtime NC State supporters Dr. Jim and Mrs. Ann Goodnight. 

May 24, 2021

Michael Evans – Co-Founder and CFO, 2x Statistics Graduate and Miller Fellow

Michael Evans knew a Statistics major would give him highly sought-after transferable skills, but little did he know it would also open a door to the world of entrepreneurship. 

May 12, 2021

Coffee and Statistics To Go

The online Master of Statistics program allowed Michael Evans to pursue a degree while working at 321 Coffee. 

May 12, 2021

NC State Announces Inaugural Goodnight Early Career Innovators

A new program recognizes and rewards 24 promising NC State early-career faculty whose scholarship is in STEM or STEM education.