Statistics Newsletter – April 15-30, 2023

April 15-30, 2023

Research Highlights

Statistics and Data Science undergraduate students presenting at CURC 

Celebrate Undergraduate Research and Creativity (CURC) will be held on Thurs 4/20 from 9-11:30am at the University Center for the Arts. Eight Statistics and Data Science students will be presenting their work. Many of these students participated in undergraduate research during Summer 2022. We encourage you to go see their posters! From the main campus, you can take the free CURC shuttle that will pick up from LSC Plaza (look for the sign).

Students (and Research Advisors):

Danielle Contreras (Ann Hess)
Hailey Johnson (Ben Prytherch)
Vanessa Kokoszka (Gray Stanton)
Cameryn Manley (Ann Hess)
Jewel Jemila Mbau (Ben Prytherch)
Isabelle Munsell (Kayleigh Keller)
Nathan Mitchell (Ben Prytherch)
Silas Wunder (Ben Prytherch)


No meetings at this time.


April 17: Seminar at Noon in Engineering B101

Speaker: Tim Kutta – Abstract

April 17: Social Hour at 3:00 pm in room 006

April 24: Seminar at Noon in Engineering B101
Speaker: Bojan Basrak – Abstract

April 24: Social Hour at 3:00 pm in room 006

May 1: Seminar at Noon in Engineering B101
Speaker: Jingyi Jessica Li

May 2: Department Awards Ceremony at 3:00 pm in the Longs Peak Room – Lory Student Center

Department News

Michael Creutzinger and Danielle Demateis will be speaking at the ASA CO/WY Chapter Meeting on April 28.

There is a new graduate student group! You can learn more on the Statistics Communication website.


The Statistics Teaching Working Group is open to all faculty, postdocs and grad students. Lunch is provided (RSVP to Kayleigh Keller). The group will meet two more times this semester:

April 19 at Noon in room 006 to discuss Creating a new online course

May 3 at Noon in room 006 to discuss Accessibility & Attendance

April 4 at 4 pm and/or April 6 at 11:15 am in room 006

April 18 at 4 pm and/or April 20 at 11:15 in room 006

Extra copies of books are still available in room 006

May 2 at 4 pm and May 4 at 11:15 am in room 006 to talk about how the topics from the book apply to ChatGPT and other “large language models”.


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