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     January 29, 1997 Vol. 29 No. 1     
     Editor: Cheryl Bissett Winter 1997     


Statistics Seminars:
Monday, February 3, 1997
Wayne Ferson and Andy Siegel, Finance Deptartment, University of Washington.
"The Efficient Use of Conditioning Information in Portfolios."
Thompson 101 at 3:30 P.M.

Monday, February 10, 1997
Florence Forbes, Statistics Deptartment, University of Washington.
"Markovian Models for Resource Sharing."
Thompson 101 at 3:30 P.M.


Welcome:

Professor Graham Wood, Central Queensland University of Australia, is visiting our department for Winter and Spring quarters of 1997. He is currently teaching Statistics 220 in the Winter quarter. He will be working with Michael Perlman.


Congratulations:

Charles and Li Kooperberg have a new baby boy, Brian Hsu Kooperberg, born on January 16th, 1997.

Elizabeth Thompson is the 1997 President-Elect of WNAR (West North American Region of the International Biometric Society).


Move:

The National Research Center for Statistics and the Environment has moved to 416 Bagley Hall. The box number is 351720.


Holiday:

The University of Washington will be closed on Monday, February 17th, for President's Day.


Out of Town:
Elizabeth Thompson
3/14 - 3/16, San Diego Supercomputer Meeting