U niversity
Department of Statistics, U.Va.

Colloquium Schedule

3:00 - 4:30  Clark 101 (Unless noted)

Fall 2014


September 19th


Jie Peng
U. of California-Davis

October 3

Karen Kafadar
University of Virginia

           "To screen or not to screen?  
                 Evaluating benefits &
          biases in cancer screening trails"

October 10th

Tommy Wright
US Census Bureau

October 16th
Special Colloquium




October 17th


Annie Qu
U. of Illinois-Urbana


"Time-varying networks estimation & dynamic model selection"

October 24th

Vijay Nair
U. of Michigan

October 31st

Lixing Zhu
Hong Kong Baptist Univ


"Trace pursuit: A general framework of model-free variable selection"

November 12th

Joint Stats/Probability Seminar

Steve Pincus
Guillford, CT


"Higher Order Dangers & Precisely Constructed Tax in Models of Randomness"

Kerchof 317 4:30-5:30


November 14th


Todd Ogden
Columbia University



November 21st Pang Du
Virginia Tech


December 5th


Linda Young
USDA National Agricultural
Statistics Service