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maxfield hall construction

Transforming the Mechanical Laboratory into Maxfield Hall Monday, Oct. 5, 2020

The building, scheduled for completion in May 2021, will serve as the new home for the Department of Statistics


Philip Ernst

Ernst named inaugural Don Gaver, Jr. Early Career Award winner Monday, Sep. 21, 2020

The first institute-wide early-career award from INFORMS recognizes 'outstanding research accomplishments in operations research, probability and statistics.'


gem fellows

PhD student Jackson named 2020 Fellow of the National GEM Consortium Thursday, Sep. 3, 2020

GEM has supported more than 4,000 Fellows from underrepresented groups at the master’s and doctoral levels in engineering and science.


Stephanie C. Hicks

Statistics alumna Hicks receives Young Investigator Award Thursday, Jul. 23, 2020

Hicks earned her M.S. and Ph.D. in statistics from Rice in 2012 and 2013, respectively.


Daniel Kowal

Kowal receives Young Investigator Award Monday, Jun. 8, 2020

The Army Research Office award comes with funding totaling $229,460.