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Welcome new faculty and students

The Department of Statistics is pleased to welcome Dr. Ray Bai as a new faculty member.

Our former Ph.D. student Dr. William Cipolli received the 2020 Waller Education Award

The Department of Statistics is delighted to congratulate one of our former Ph.D. students, Dr. William Cipolli, who has received the 2020 Waller Education Award from the American Statistical Association.

Dr. Minsuk Shin received a National Science Foundation grant for 2020-2023

Dr. Minsuk Shin's NSF proposal, titled "Collaborative Research: Bayesian and Semi-Bayesian Methods for Detecting Relationships in High Dimensions," is awarded from the Statistics Program in the Division of Mathematical Sciences.

Congratulate Dr. Edsel Peña on his new position

Dr. Edsel Pena has started his new position as an NSF Program Director (Rotator Position) in the Statistics Program of the Division of Mathematical Sciences (DMS) in the Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MPS) Directorate.

Congratulate Dr. Brian Habing on his new position

Dr. Brian Habing has started his new position as an NISS Associate Director for Education Activates and Research.

Data Scientist #1 job for the 4th year in a row

Data Scientist is the best job in America for the 4th year in a row (4.7 job score, 4.3 job satisfaction rating) with 6,510 open positions paying a median base salary of $108,000.

Statistician -- ranked #1 in Best Business Jobs

According to US News and World Report, Statistician is ranked #1 in Best Business Jobs, #2 in 100 Best Jobs, and #2 in Best STEM jobs

Don Edwards to Retire After 36 Years of Service

The following events are planned in celebration of Don Edwards' retirement after 36 years of service.

USC Stat Reunion Dinner at JSM: August 2

The reunion dinner for JSM attendees from USC statistics was held at Ming Hin restaurant at 5:30 pm, Tuesday, August 2.

Peña Honored by ISI

The statistics professor is now an elected member of the ISI.

M.S. Alumnus Tong Wu Finds Success as Data Scientist

He has joined several other USC graduates at TCube Solutions.

This Is Statistics: A new ASA campaign!

Students, educators, parents, and counselors can learn about statistics as a career.

Ph.D. in Statistics -- A #1 Career Choice!

According to Fortune Magazine, the best graduate degree overall is a Ph.D. in statistics!

Wu and Hou Take Poster Awards at SCASA

Ph.D. students Zizhen Wu and Peijie Hou won awards for their poster presentations at the fall meeting of the South Carolina chapter of American Statistical Association.

Tebbs Elected as ASA Fellow

Joshua Tebbs was selected as a Fellow of the American Statistical Association, one of the highest honors for a statistician.

Good Career Prospects for Statisticians

Career Prospects for Statisticians are looking good. See the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook for statisticians and for actuaries.

Hanson Elected as ASA Fellow

Tim Hanson was selected as a Fellow of the American Statistical Association, among the highest honors for a statistician.

Statistics Newsletter 2018

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