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     June 20, 2000 Vol. 42 No. 3     
     Editor: Cheryl Bissett Summer 2000     


Statistics Seminars:
Wednesday, June 28, 2000
Final Examination:
Beatrix Jones
"Likelihood Inference for Parameteric Models of Dispersal."
Advisor: Elizabeth Thompson
Loew 101 at 2:30 P.M.

Friday, July 14, 2000
Chris Jennison, Department of Statistics, University of Bath, UK
"Ergodic Limit Laws for Stochastic Optimization Problems."
Padelford C-301 at 3:30 P.M.


Out of Town:
Tilmann Gneiting
6/21-26, Backnang, Germany
6/29-7/4, Universite d'Angers, France
7/16-18, Backnang, Germany
7/19-22, Int'l Conference, Germany
7/24-26, NRCSE/GSP, Boulder,CO
Peter Guttorp
6/15-25, Linkoping, Sweden
6/29-7/10, Tuoumne
7/24-26, Large Data Sets Workshop, NCAR
8/6-11, NWSC
8/13-17, JSM, Indianapolis
8/27-9/1, UBC
9/10-12, Denmark
Werner Stuetzle
9/99 - 9/00, on sabbatical
Elizabeth Thompson
6/21-26, MSRI, Berkeley
7/5-17, England
Jon Wellner
6/15-29, vacation
8/21-9-15, The Netherlands
Judy Zeh
6/9-7/7, IWC Scientific Meeting, Adelaide, Australia

Welcome:

Nathalie Peyard of Universite J. Fourier, France is visiting to do research with Adrian Raftery.

Ruth Salway of Imperial College, School of Medicine, UK will be visiting and teaching Statsitcs 220 Summer quarter.


Goodbye, Congratulation, and Best Wishes:

Florentina Bunea has accepted a tenure track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Statistics at Florida State University.

Barnali Das has accepted a position at WESTAT in Rockville, Maryland and will be leaving in July.

Daniela Golinelli has accepted an Assistant Professor position at the Department of Mathematics of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles in section of Computational Biology.

Beatrix Jones has accepted a tenure track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Statistics at Penn State University and will be leaving in August.

Michael Marion has accepted a position at Georgia College & State University, in Milledgeville, Georgia.

Greg Ridgeway has accepted a position at RAND in Santa Monica, California.

Erin Sullivan has accepted a Research Analyst position in Portland, Oregon at Kaiser Permanente's Center for Health Research.

Marten Wegkamp has returned to Yale University.

Greg Ridgeway and Daniela Golinelli have announced they are engaged to be married.