Announcements

Colloquium (2/16)

Title: An Integrated TCGA Pan-Cancer Clinical Data Resource (TCGA-CDR) to drive high quality survival outcome analytics
Speaker: Laila M Poisson, PhD, Associate Scientist in Biostatistics, Department of Public Health Sciences, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit MI
Time: Feb 16 Fri, 11 am, 6625 Everett Tower

Colloquium/PhD Defense (2/23)

Title: Statistical Properties of the Population Stability Index
Candidate: Bilal Yurdakul, Quantitative Statistical Analyst, SunTrust Bank
Time: Feb 23 Fri, 11 am, 6625 Everett Tower

Statistics tutor lab

Free tutoring is available for STAT 1600, 2160, 2600, 3640 and 3660 in 3363 Rood Hall.
Spring 2018 hours are:
     Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
     Thursday: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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Check out the WMU Statistics Facebook page. Students, friends and alumni can connect, post job announcements or share items of general interest. Colloquium announcements will also be posted here.

Job outlook

  • Best master's degrees? According to Forbes.com survey, they are Biostatistics (#1) and Statistics (#2).
  • "Employment of statisticians is projected to grow 34 percent from 2014 to 2024," according to the Bureau of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook.
  • Statistician and Data Scientist made the Top 10 Best Jobs in CareerCast.com's annual list. Major factors considered were good work environment, low stress and good jobs outlook.

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Calendar

Spring 2018

  • Jan. 8: Classes begin
  • Jan. 15: MLK Day recess
  • Feb. 1: Last day to apply for June graduation
  • March 5-9: Spring break
  • March 19: Last day to withdraw from classes
  • April 23-26: Final Exam Week
  • April 28: Commencement