Articles by Ralph Morrison

Professor De Veaux elected Vice President of the ASA!

Congratulations to Professor Dick De Veaux, who has been elected Vice President of the American Statistical Association!  Read about all the newly elected officers here.

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Professor Harris wins Outstanding Mentor of the Year Award!

Congratulations to Professor Pamela Harris, who has received the 2018 Outstanding Mentor of the Year Award from the Williams College Davis Center!“This award recognizes an outstanding staff, faculty, or community mentor who has made significant contributions to student success and development. Such a mentor goes above and beyond on behalf of their mentee to ensure their

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Guest post by Professor Pacelli on mathbabe.org!

Professor Allison Pacelli wrote a guest post on the blog mathbabe.org all about the summer calculus camp PZ Math.  Check it out here!

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Visitor Mohamed Omar featured in Forbes!

Professor Mohamed Omar, who will be visiting Williams from Harvey Mudd College this week, was just featured in an article in Forbes!  Check it out to read all about his fantastic work to increase diversity in math enrichment programs.  And be sure to come see his faculty seminar on Friday!

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“A Pi Day math debate”, by Professor Adams and Professor Garrity!

Happy Pi Day, everyone!!  Check out this article on Mother Jones by Professor Colin Adams and Professor Tom Garrity, where they seek to answer: “What Is the Greatest Number of All Time?”

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ASA Stats Education Blog Post, by Professor Heggeseth!

Check out this post by Professor Brianna Heggeseth, along with Leslie Myint and Brittney Bailey, for the for the ASA Statistics Education Section!  From Professor Heggeseth:  “The goal of the blog post is to start a nation-wide conversation among statistics educators about the best practices for creating inclusive classroom climates.”

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Sign up for AWM’s “major declaring lunch”!

The Williams chapter of the AWM is launching their “major declaring lunch”! They will pair up participating sophomores (or first-years) and junior/senior math majors based on your interests and requests. There is minimal commitment — just a one-time lunch where you get to learn a little bit about each other and share your experience in

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Faces of Women in Mathematics: Featuring Professor Pamela Harris!

Happy International Women’s Day!  Check out this video called “Faces of Women in Mathematics”, featuring our very own Professor Pamela Harris!  The video has 146 clips featuring 243 women mathematicians from 36 different countries and speaking 31 different languages.

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Professor De Veaux to appear on NOVA, this Wednesday!

Our very own Professor Dick De Veaux will be appearing in the next episode of NOVA, “Prediction By The Numbers” on Wednesday, Feb. 28th, 9p.m. on PBS.  Be sure to tune in! Check out a preview here.

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Apply to become a CBL scholar by February 19! (Info session February 15)

Applications to become a Clare Booth Luce Scholar are now open, and are due on Friday, February 19!  To submit an application, please visit this page. We will be holding an information session for students who might want to apply, Thursday February 15th at 6pm in TBL 211. There will be pizza and ice cream!

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