Nicole Lazar Awarded Tenure

Monday, January 1, 2007

Nicole Lazar, who joined the Department in 2004 at the rank of Associate Professor, was awarded tenure starting in August of 2006. In her short period at UGA, Nicole has already made many significant contributions to both the graduate and undergraduate program, and the Department looks forward to her continued contributions.

Stat Bowl Team Winners, Susanta Tewari and Dipankar Bandyopadhyay

Monday, January 1, 2007

Stat Bowl organizer Mark Payton awards a plaque to team winners Susanta Tewari and Dipankar Bandyopadhyay from the University of Georgia. Bandyopadhyay graduated in May and has started a faculty position at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. Tewari will graduate next year. "This win is a relief, and we're proud to represent UGA! We want to thank Dr. John Stufken and Dr. Christine Franklin for their encouragement and support. We owe a lot to them."

XiangRong Yin Promoted to Associate Professor

Monday, January 1, 2007

Congratulations to XiangRong Yin who, starting August 2006, has been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure. This is a fitting recognition for his excellence in research and his outstanding devotion to the department. Of course, we all expect even more from him now!

Chris Franklin Receives Mu Sigma Rho National Statistical Education Award

Monday, January 1, 2007

Chris Franklin was the recipient of the Mu Sigma Rho National Statistical Education Award for her contribution to statistical education. This award was presented to her on August 8, 2006 at the Joint Statistical Meetings in Seattle, Washington. Mu Sigma Rho is the national honorary society for statistics. Its purpose is the promotion and encouragement of scholarly activity in statistics, and the recognition of outstanding achievement among the students and instructional staff in academic institutions. The recipient of this award must have evidence of excellence in classroom teaching in the statistics discipline and must have a lifetime devotion to statistics education.

Nicole Lazar Receives M.G. Michael Award

Monday, January 1, 2007

Congratulations to Nicole Lazar, who won the 2007 M.G. Michael Award in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences for innovative research.

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