Earlier News: 2000-2009

November 2009 Ping Ma featured in Purdue University Alumni Profile
August 2009 From The New York Times: "For Today’s Graduate, Just One Word: Statistics"
August 2009 Ya-Hui Hsu receives 2009 JSM Student Paper Award from the Section on Nonparametric Statistics
August 2009 Jeff Douglas promoted to Full Professor
April 2009 William Stout received the 2009 Purdue College of Science Distinguished Alumni Award
December 2008 Xuming He elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
October 2008 UIUC hosts "Second Annual Midwest Symposium on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics". Speakers include Terry Speed, Peter Bickel, John Storey and Chung-I Wu.
August 2008 Yuguo Chen promoted to Associate Professor
August 2008 Annie Qu joins the Department of Statistics as Associate Professor
August 2008 Roger Koenker elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association
August 2008 Roger Koenker elected Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics
May 2008 Congratulations 2007-2008 Graduates!
April 2008 PhD candidate Guixian Lin selected as a SAS Statistical Summer Fellow for 2008.
March 2008 Ping Ma selected as a Beckman Fellow in the Center for Advanced Study for 2008-2009.
August 2007 Wenxuan Zhong joins the Department of Statistics as Assistant Professor
August 2007 Xuming He delivers Medallion Lecture at the 2007 Joint Statistical Meetings
May 2007 Congratulations 2006-2007 Graduates!
May 2007 Ping Ma's research featured in Science Daily, PhysOrg.Com and United Press International
August 2006 Xiaofeng Shao joins the Department of Statistics as Assistant Professor
July 2006 Feng Liang joins the Department of Statistics as Assistant Professor
July 2006 In Memoriam Walter Philipp passed away July 19, 2006 while hiking in the Alps.
January 2006 Alexey Stepanov joins the Department of Statistics as Lecturer
August 2005 Ping Ma joins the Department of Statistics as Assistant Professor
August 2005 Yuguo Chen joins the Department of Statistics as Assistant Professor
August 2005 Xuming He is elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association
Spring 2005 Ellen Fireman receives the Campus Award for Excellence in Undergraduate teaching
Spring 2005 Ellen Fireman receives the LAS Lynn Martin Award for Distinguished Women Teachers
February 5, 2005 In Memoriam Robert A. Wijsman, August 20, 1920 - February 5, 2005
2005 - 2007 Stephen Portnoy is Co-Editor Elect of the Journal of the American Statistical Association, Theory & Methods
Fall 2004 Y. Michelle Wang joins the Department of Statistics as Assistant Professor
2003 - 2005 Xuming He is Program Director for Statistics at the National Science Foundation
Fall 2003 Sarah Hartz wins national outstanding Ph.D. thesis award from the Measurement, Statistics, and Evaluation Division of the American Psychology Association
Fall 2002 Hernando Ombao joins the Department of Statistics as Assistant Professor
July 2002 Xuming He named as Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics
Spring 2002 John Marden wins the Campus Award for Innovation in Undergraduate Instruction
Usha Dhar wins LAS Staff Award
Fall 2001 Jeff Douglas joins Department of Statistics as Associate Professor
Spring 2001 Adam Martinsek wins LAS and Campus Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching
2001 - 2003 John Marden is Co-Editor of the Annals of Statistics
2001 Bill Stout is President-Elect of the Psychometric Society
2001 Stan Wasserman is President-Elect of the Classification Society of North America
August 2000 Doug Simpson is named as Fellow of the American Statistical Association