Statistics

New England Statistical Society Statathon 2024

Dear students, It’s time again for the annual Statathon! Each year, the New England Statistical Society hosts the Statathon, a competition to tackle real-world statistical data science problems. We are looking for teams (up to 4 members) to develop innovative methods that address a problem proposed by our sponsoring organization. Continue reading »

ASA Pizza Party, April 22, 7:00pm

ASA student chapter is holding a stat pizza social for prospective stats majors and we invite you to share your wisdom to these underclassmen at the event! Join us at 7:00 pm on April 22, 2024 in the Frank Morgan Library for pizza and an opportunity to socialize with your… Continue reading »

Recording (Statistical) Errors in Baseball by Dr. Katy McKeough (Red Sox), Friday December 8th, 1:10pm

Title: Recording (Statistical) Errors in Baseball by Dr. Katy McKeough Abstract: Understanding uncertainties from statistical and machine learning models is crucial in making informed, data-based decisions in sports analytics. Whether you are assigning value to a player or making recommendations to a coach, it is valuable to quantify and communicate… Continue reading »

Joint Computer Science + Statistics Colloquium

Joint Computer Science + Statistics Colloquium: Mike Baiocchi ’03 and Jordan Rodu ’05 Tuesday, October 31st @ 7:00pm in Wege  ***Stats Colloquium credit for attendance and Spooky Snacks provided!*** Outcome Reasoning: the under-discussed engine powering black box algorithms We’ll start this talk discussing a couple… Continue reading »

Interested in Serving as a Math/Stat Mentor?

Interested in serving as a math/stat mentor? The Math/Stat Mentoring Program pairs first years and sophomores interested in mathematics and statistics with junior and senior mentors who will help them navigate through their academic experience in the department. There is evidence that suggests that having such a mentor relationship is… Continue reading »

Interested in Having a Math/Stat Junior/Senior Mentor to Help You Navigate Through Your Experience at Williams?

Interested in having a math/stat junior/senior mentor to help you navigate through your experience at Williams? The Math/Stat Mentoring Program pairs first years and sophomores interested in mathematics and statistics with junior and senior mentors who will help them navigate through their academic experience in the department. There is evidence… Continue reading »

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