September 5th, 2018: The first official meeting of the year was held in STAT 006 from 4-5pm. We gave introductions and having Brooke Anderson speak to us-- Brooke works on projects with Environmental and Public Health applications and has a lot of experience building and publishing R packages, running hackathons, and trying to make code accessible.
September 8th, 2018: The Statistics Department's annual fall picnic potluck at Spring Canyon Community Park to meet faculty, staff, and graduate students within the Stat Department! Make sure to sign up and bring a dish to share! Email us for more details!
September 19th, 2018: We bought and made cookies and used data we collected while tabling on the Plaza to predict which cookies people would believe would be the best. Afterwards, we compared the predictions with the results.
We spent today's meeting focusing on a panel with faculty and Stat major seniors so freshman, sophomores, and juniors can learn about the different classes and what to expect.
List of "electives" from the adviser:
Some notes about the new Data Science (DSCI) major:
A lot of seniors also recommend taking some writing classes (and the solo Communications major recommends some speech classes) to be a better writer, because that's a struggle a lot of students in teh Statistics department have:
Come join us Friday, November 3 for a viewing party of the 2017 Electronic Undergraduate Statistics Research Conference. We will be in classroom 1205 in the new stadium from 10-3! Lunch and snacks will be provided! Come for the whole event or stop by when you can!
Communications in Statistics Presentation, presented by Kyra Ferguson: https://www.swipe.to/1460fc
Here are the minutes from tonight's meeting. Our next meeting is October 24th in Stat 006 at 5pm.
Hello everyone! Here are the minutes for today's meeting. If you go over to the projects tab, you will find a set of datasets that we worked with today as part of playing with and understanding R as an application.
Working with R data
Hello everyone! We hope your 4th week back is going well. Below are our meeting minutes from today's meeting. Our next meeting is Tuesday, September 26th at 5pm in Statistics 006.
Hello everyone! Our next and last meeting of the semester will be April 25th. Make sure to come because we will be having a pot luck at the time!
Josh gave us a super cool presentation on a quick intro to Bayesian Statistics by example! If you are interested in learning more about Bayesian, register for Stat 440.
Hello everyone! We are beginning to start on projects just in time to wrap up the semester. Jack and Josh brought in some of the information from a meeting about Pollination data. We are also beginning to plan for an end of the year pot luck on April 25th, which is our last meeting of the year.
Our next meeting will be April 11th