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May 12, 2021

Online Graduate Found a New Career in a Familiar Place

If you ask Kelsey Piper how she started her career in data, you may not expect the answer to be with a graduate degree in Wildlife Science from NC State.  “I worked for a number of years combining my passion for wildlife biology coupled with spatial analysis as a GIS biologist, and loved what I … Continue reading Online Graduate Found a New Career in a Familiar Place → 

Jean Ferman and Gabriel Montague on a bench outside Hunt Library

May 11, 2021

‘That’s What Virgos Do’: Meet #NCState21 Best Friends Jean and Gabriel

As part of our graduation video series, meet two grads whose friendship was written in the stars. 

Memorial Belltower

May 6, 2021

Statistics Student Wins Fellowship From National Science Foundation

Jocelyn Chi, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Statistics, has been awarded the Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowship. 

A vaccine card, an NC State-branded bandage and a syringe containing the Janssen vaccine

May 3, 2021

Behind the Scenes of COVID-19 Vaccine Review

An NC State statistician who is helping review COVID-19 vaccine trials answers questions about the work of the Data and Safety Monitoring Board. 

Photo: Dr. Marie Davidian

Apr 12, 2021

Dr. Marie Davidian Receives 2021 Marvin Zelen Award

This annual award, supported by colleagues, friends and family, was established to honor Dr. Marvin Zelen’s long and distinguished career as a statistician and his major role in shaping the field of biostatistics. The award recognizes an individual in government, industry, or academia, who by virtue of his/her outstanding leadership, has greatly impacted the theory… 

Apr 6, 2021

Natalie Ziemba Achieved Her Career Goals Thanks to Online Statistics Graduate Certificate

When Natalie Ziemba, MSW, joined NC State’s online Graduate Certificate in Applied Statistics and Data Management, she was already well-established in her career. With a background in social work, she has spent much of her life working with groups and communities. “I love the framework and skills I have as a social worker, but it … Continue reading Natalie Ziemba Achieved Her Career Goals Thanks to Online Statistics Graduate Certificate → 

A screen shot from one of the NC State Datathon entries

Mar 31, 2021

Virtual Datathon Draws More Than 100 Students from Universities Across N.C.

The event was organized by NC State Statistics graduate students and sponsored by John Deere. 

photo of students in front of graphics wall in Hunt Library.

Mar 25, 2021

NC State Launches Universitywide Data Science Academy

NC State announces a bold initiative to make data science accessible to the entire campus community. 

Feb 17, 2021

Donald E Martin recognized by AMSTAT News

In celebration of Black History Month, AMSTAT News recognize 10 individuals from the Black/African-American collective who have made tremendous contributions to the field of statistics. The 10 featured individuals have made significant achievements as researchers, professors, mentors, and health care professionals. Read their biographies to learn more about how they entered the field of statistics,… 

Eugene Cheung stands in front of a building.

Feb 4, 2021

In Era of COVID-19, Virtual Thesis Defenders Make the Most of It

NC State graduate students are taking advantage of the pandemic-necessitated virtual format to invite family and friends to attend their thesis and dissertation defenses.