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Alumni Spotlight – Jim Goodnight

Dr. James H. Goodnight is the co-founder, president and CEO of SAS, an analytics software company based in Cary, NC. Goodnight received a bachelor’s in applied mathematics, and master’s and doctoral degrees in statistics from NC State. The largest privately … Continue reading

Orienting Our New Graduate Students

The Department of Statistics held its new graduate student orientation on Aug. 18. This year, the Department welcomed 51 graduate students, one of the largest classes in its history. The orientation was led by the co-directors of the Statistics Graduate … Continue reading

JSM 2015

Highlights of the Joint Statistical Meetings It was another great year for the Department of Statistics at the 2015 Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM). This year, the Department participated in 165 sessions during the event. The conference was held in Seattle, … Continue reading