News: Accolades

Read the latest news from the Department of Statistics and Data Sciences


Three in Texas Science Elected Fellows of AAAS

Scott Aaronson, Catherine Calder and Claus Wilke are now fellows of the world’s largest general scientific society.

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Research on Language Learning Yields Mitchell Prize for UT Austin Statisticians

Giorgio Paulon and Abhra Sarkar researched how nonnative English speakers learned another language's tonal differences.

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Two CNS Faculty Receive President’s Associates Teaching Excellence Awards

Laura Lashinger and Sally Ragsdale received awards recognizing the university’s educational innovators who demonstrate exceptional undergraduate teaching in the core curriculum.

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Two in CNS Receive President’s Associates Teaching Excellence Award

Each year, these awards recognize great teaching of undergraduates in the core curriculum.

Keely Finkelstein (L) and Kristin Harvey (R)