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     April 1st, 2002 Vol. 48 No. 1     
     Editor: Cheryl Bissett Spring 2002     


Statistics Seminars:
Monday April 8th, 2002
Mathias Drton, Department of Statistics, University of Washington
"Seat-Biases of Apportionment Methods for Proportional Representation"
Communications 120 at 3:30 P.M.



Welcome:

Sungwoon Choi, from the Department of Industrial Engineering of Hanyang University in Seoul, Korea will be visiting the Department of Statistics and the Applied Physics Laboratory. He will be doing research with Don Percival for about a year.


Pacific Northest Statistics Group Meeting

Friday April 12 2002 at 1:30pm.

St. John's College, University of British Columbia

Please register online if you plan to attend the meeting:

http://www.pims.math.ca/science/pnwsm/

For other matters related to this conference, you ca send email to Jenny Brian at jenny@stat.ubc.ca.


Congratulations:

Elizabeth Thompson won the Guggenheim Fellowship.

Tilmann Gneiting won a National Science Foundation Early Career Award, which supports exceptionally promising junior faculty committed to the integration of research and education.

Jon Wakefield has been promoted to Full Professor by the College Council.


Goodbye:

Dana Coe and his family are moving to Guam - all the very best!


Out of Town:

Tilmann Gneiting 3/31-4/22, Germany and Switzerland.

Elizabeth Thompson 4/1-10, UK.