Alumnus Lingzhou Xue was recently elected to the Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies (COPSS) Leadership Academy as a result of his devotion to the field of statistics and outstanding performance in his profession. Xue earned his PhD from the School of Statistics from the University of Minnesota in 2012.
Alumnus Brad Price has recently devoted his efforts to the supply of COVID-19 vaccines throughout the state of West Virginia. He was also recognized with a Civilian Service Achievement Award from the West Virginia National Guard. Price graduated with a Ph.D. in Statistics from the University of Minnesota in 2014.
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.