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     December 4, 1998 Vol. 36 No. 3     
     Editor: Cheryl Bissett Fall 1998     

Statistics Seminars:
Monday, December 7, 1998
Jon Wakefield, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health Imperial College School of Medicine
"Accounting for inaccuracies in population counts and case registration in cancer mapping studies."
Communications Building 120 at 3:30 P.M.

Good News:

Mike Boehnke and Betsy Foxman, (from University of Michigan) have decided to join the faculty at the University of Washington. They will begin their UW appointments next summer 1999.

UW Dates:

The last day of instruction for Autumn Quarter is December 9th.

December 10-17 - Final Examinations.

Winter Quarter begins on January 4, 1999.

Statistics Department Review:

Ed Lazowska and Tom Daniel will meet with us and give some feedback on the review. The meeting will take place Friday, December 11, 4:30 P.M. in the Statistics Lounge, Padelford B-302.

Out of Town:
Julian Besag
Peter Guttorp
7/30 - 1/99,Univ. of Stockholm, Sweden
June Morita
7/30 - 1/99, Sweden
Adam Karp
12/26-31, Denmark
Judy Zeh
1/12 - 2/9, Mexico
Jon Wellner
1/25 - 26, Cornel Univ., Ithaca, NY 3/6 - 28, Free Univ., Amsterdam

Happy Holidays:

The University of Washington will be closed on Friday, December 25th for Christmas Day, and on Friday, January 1, 1999 for New Years Day.