Professor and former School of Statistics director Glen Meeden retired in May after 31 years at the University of Minnesota. His contributions to his peers and colleagues, statistics academia, and the University community will be remembered fondly.
Graduate-level statistics programs have long overrepresented certain populations, while underrepresenting others. Discover how leaders in the School of Statistics are investing effort into building a more diverse community in their field.
“There are lots of interesting problems that are not solved,” says Assistant Professor Qian Qin of his research area—Markov Chain Monte Carlo. Qin joined the school this past fall and is excited to be teaching courses and continuing his research.
Can the invisible be made visible through the “magic” of statistical tools? Statistics assistant professor Sara Algeri is applying the principles of astrostatistics to help physicists “see” dark matter. Watch the interview with Sara Algeri.