Spotlights

 

Rachel Poole Selected for the 2018 College of Natural Sciences Staff Excellence Award

13 June 2018—Senior Administrative Associate Rachel Poole has been selected for the 2018 College of Natural Sciences Staff Excellence Award. The Staff Excellence Awards were established 18 years ago to recognize excellent work performance by college staff whose efforts to impact their department or unit goes above and beyond the day-to-day responsibilities of...

SSI 2018 is Over. What Now?

12 June 2018—The 2019 Summer Statistics Institute is in the works, but why wait, statistical training is available year-round. The Department of Statistics and Data Sciences has multiple options for statistical training for UT-Austin faculty, students, and staff, ranging from Topic and Software short courses to the Statistics Online Support (SOS)...

Dr. James Scott featured in the College of Natural Science News

A Look at How A.I. is Helping the Human Race 31 May 2018—Artificial intelligence is quickly creeping into our lives, from smart phone apps that help us find the quickest path through rush hour traffic to voice assistants that serve up lasagna recipes on command. In their new book, AIQ: How People...

Jennifer Starling wins the Thomas R. Ten Have Award

30 May 2018—Jennifer Starling was presented with the Thomas R. Ten Have Award at the Atlantic Causal Inference Conference held at Carnegie Mellon University May 21- 23, 2018, for her poster titled “Functional BART for Causal Inference” in collaboration with Jared S. Murray, Patricia A. Lohr, Abigail R.A. Aiken, Carlos M. Carvalho, and...

Staff Spotlight - Camry Isaac

Camry Isaac is leaving SDS to join College Houses, Inc. for her senior year after the conclusion of the Summer Statistics Institute. Camry has spent the last 2 years with SDS masterfully coordinating the Summer Statitstics Institute. We look forward to hearing about all of her future success! What are your...