Fostering Diversity in Biostatistics at ENAR – The Importance of Mentoring

In an era when many are exploring effective ways to increase the representation of minorities in STEM, how do organizations go about implementing new strategies?  The first step is often … Continue reading “Fostering Diversity in Biostatistics at ENAR – The Importance of Mentoring”

Alums at Women in Statistics & Data Science Conference

Alumnae Loni Philip Tabb, AM ’07, PhD ’10, Associate Professor in Epidemiology & Biostatistics at Drexel University, Scarlett Bellamy, SM ’97, ScD ’01, Professor and Associate Dean for Diversity, Inclusion and Faculty … Continue reading “Alums at Women in Statistics & Data Science Conference”

Summer Program Concludes with Annual Symposium

The 2019 Summer Program in Biostatistics & Computational Biology concluded last week, after the annual “Pipelines into Biostatistics Symposium” was held on Thursday, July 18th. Research project presentations were given … Continue reading “Summer Program Concludes with Annual Symposium”

Biostats Faculty, Students & Alumni at Statfest 2018

StatFest 2018 was hosted at Amherst College this past weekend. The one-day conference is an ongoing initiative of the American Statistical Association, aimed at encouraging undergraduate students from historically underrepresented groups … Continue reading “Biostats Faculty, Students & Alumni at Statfest 2018”

Another Successful Summer Program Concludes

On July 18-20, the six-week Summer Program in Biostatistics & Computational Biology culminated with an extremely successful three days of workshops, symposium, meetings, reunions, and celebration. All Summer Program activities were designed … Continue reading “Another Successful Summer Program Concludes”

Alumna Scarlett Bellamy Visits School – 4/19

Alumna Scarlett Bellamy, ScD ’01, will deliver the 2017 Yerby Diversity Lecture in Public Health on “Embracing the Role of ‘Statistician’ in the age of Big Data and Data Science.”  Wednesday, April … Continue reading “Alumna Scarlett Bellamy Visits School – 4/19”

Career Development: Upcoming Events

Public Speaking Workshop Tuesday, April 18, 3:30-4:30pm, Bldg 2, Rm 426 These workshops provide a space for the students to come together and practice both by getting up in front of … Continue reading “Career Development: Upcoming Events”

Department News

In addition to a very successful alumni reception, Xihong Lin‘s delivery of the presidential address, and her participation in the first US Biostatistics Chairs Retreat, there were several exciting developments at ENAR:  Scarlett Bellamy … Continue reading “Department News”