James Matejek Receives Dean's Distinction Award
Understanding the Value of Every Movement on the Basketball Court
The Econometrics of Option Pricing
The SoFiE Financial Econometrics Summer School has come to Harvard, thanks to Econ/Stat professor Neil Shephard. Applications are now being accepted; the deadline for consideration is March 25.
Statistics and Activity-Based Learning Connection
Mike Parzen, senior lecturer, was selected as a recipient of the ABLConnect Learning Innovator Prize. Here is a sample globe toss classroom activity to encourage STAT 104 student engagement. Parzen was just named by the Class of 2014 as one of their favorite professors, along with Joe Blitzstein.
New Researchers Conference in Probability & Statistics
The Stat Dept is proud to host the 16th IMS NRC this summer for new PhDs (on or after 2009, by invitation only). Applications are now being accepted; the deadline for consideration is March 24.
Xiao-Li Meng wins 2014 Marvin Zelen Leadership Award
Three Prestigious Faculty Teaching Prizes
David Harrington, acting chair, won the Senior Faculty Levenson Award; Joseph Blitzstein, professor of the practice, won the Star Family Advising Prize; and Stephen Blyth, professor of the practice & managing director of HMC, won the Phi Beta Kappa Prize.
Bok Teaching Award and Statistics