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     September 12, 1996 Vol. 27 No. 3     
     Editor: Cheryl Bissett Fall 1996     


Welcome:

Thomas Richardson of the Department of Philosophy at Carnegie Mellon will join the Statistics Department as an Assistant Professor.

Joel Reynolds of QERM, UW will join the Statistics Department as an Acting Professor.

Florence Forbes of LMC/IMAG in France will be here for one year.

Mary Lou Thompson will be back to teach Stat 390 Autumn quarter and assume a new position in Biostatistics at the University of Washington.

Hansoo Kim of the University of Copenhagen, Denmark.


New Students:

Samantha Bates from the University of Auckland.

Heiko Bailer from Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich.

Barnali Das from Indian Statistical Institute and Univeristy of Wisconsin.

Amy Darke of the University of Washington.

Todd Simmons from State University of New York.

Nancy Gove from QERM will be a TA.


Out of Town:
Jon Wellner
9/18-9/21, Vacation in Nepal
Simon Byers
5/29-7/8, Vacation
Eduardo Gomes
8/13-9/24
Cibele da Silva
8/13-9/24
Greg Ridgeway
6/17-9/15
Chris Volinsky
6/5-9/21
Beatrix Jones
6/29-9/21
Ingo Ruczinski
8/21-9/19
David Poole
8/21-9/24

Graduate Student Orientation Schedules
They will be placed in the department mailboxes and are available online.

Monday, September 23rd - Welcome and Introductions, Math Library Tour.

Tuesday, September 24th - Statistics Department Research Day in Thomson 101 from 9:30-12:00, 1:30-3:00. A Wine and Cheese Buffet will follow in B302 Padelford.

Wednesday, September 25th - Computing Orientation I from 9:30-12:00 and Computing Orientation II from 1:00-3:00.

Thursday, September 26th - Computing Orientation III in C301 Padelford from 9:00-12:00.

Saturday, September 28th - Picnic, information will be placed in department mailboxes and sign-up sheets will be placed by the department mailboxes.


Good Bye and Best Wishes:

Christian Posse has moved and accepted a position at the University of Minnesota.

David Brooks has returned to Seattle Pacific University.

William Fitzgerald has returned to the University of Cambridge, England.

Chi-hong Tseng has moved and accepted a position at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Texas.

Yudi Pawitan has returned to University College in Dublin, Ireland.

Anh Pham has decided to leave and continue with his studies toward an Engineering degree.