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     July 15, 1997 Vol. 31 No. 2     
     Editor: Cheryl Bissett Summer 1997     


Statistics Seminars:
Wednesday, July 16, 1997
Wendy Meiring, National Center for Atmospheric Research
"Statistical Challenges in Analyzing Stratospheric Ozone Data at Mid-Latitude."
Bagley 422 at 12:00 P.M.


Welcome:

Wendy Meiring of NCAR (National Center for Atmospheric Research) in Boulder, Colorado, and former graduate of our department will be visiting the NRCSE until August 6th.

Fionn Murtagh, University of Ulster, Ireland, will be visiting for one month to do research with Adrian Raftery.

Valerie Viallefont, INSERM, Universite Paris XI, will be visiting to do research with Adrian Raftery until September 30th.


Examinations:
Thursday, July 17, 1997
Final Examination:
Michelle R. Keim
"Bayesian Information Retrieval."
Advisor: David Madigan
Communications 228 at 1:30 P.M.

Wednesday, July 23, 1997
Final Examination:
Sandra Catlin
"Statistical Inference for Partially Observed Markov Populations Processes."
Advisor: Peter Guttorp
Communications 332 at 1:30 P.M.


Out of Town:
Paul Sampson
7/14-7/18, Washington D.C.
Cheryl Bissett
8/14, 8/15, 8/18, 8/21, 8/22, vacation
Judy McPhee
8/1 - 8/8, vacation
Connie Sugatan
8/11 - 8/13, vacation
Elizabeth Thompson
7/27-7/30, WNAR Meeting, Utah
8/17 - 8/26, ISI, Istanbul, Turkey
9/4 - 9/5, Program Review, NCSU
Jon Wellner
7/25-8/1, IMS Meeting, Park City, Utah
8/1-8/15, vacation
9/6-9/20, Amsterdam