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– Students elected to Phi Beta Kappa

We’re pleased to announce that the following students in Statistics have been elected to Phi Beta Kappa this year. Phi Beta Kappa is the nation’s oldest and most widely recognized honors society, celebrating achievement in the liberal arts and sciences.

  • Francisco Tomas Cifuentes Villarroel
  • Sarah Cynthia Crothers
  • Jessica Hope Lerner
  • Samuel Schick
  • Emily Elizabeth Stiles

Congratulations to these students for their hard work and academic excellence.

– UConn PhD Student Greg Vaughan Wins 2017 MHS Student Paper Award Competition

PhD student Gregory Vaughan was awarded the Student Paper Award Competition by the Mental Health Section of the ASA. His paper, “Stagewise Generalized Estimating Equations with Applications to Suicide Prevention”, was joint work with Professor Jun Yan and Assistant Professor Kun Chen, and was one of two papers awarded by the section. Greg will present his paper at JSM 2017.