Alumnus Gift Expands Our Data Computational Capabilities
A generous alumnus, who wishes to remain anonymous, recently donated twenty high-end Dell servers to the Stat Dept, opening the door to high-performance computing for many more researchers and students. We are very thankful for this extraordinary gift; the servers are now housed at Holyoke, MA.
Peng Ding Awarded 2014 Dempster Prize
James Matejek Receives Dean's Distinction Award
Understanding the Value of Every Movement on the Basketball Court
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.
Recent Books by Harvard Stat Dept Faculty
Among the titles are An Introduction to Quantitative Finance (by Stephen Blyth), Strength in Numbers: The Rising of Academic Statistics Departments in the U.S. (edited by Alan Agresti and Xiao-Li Meng), Designs for Clinical Trials (edited by David Harrington) and Handbook of Markov Chain Monte Carlo (edited by Xiao-Li Meng et al.) More to come soon...