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UK Statistics Professor Writes New Book

Because of incomplete or partial data, it can be hard to calculate accurate approximations important to scientific work such as medical research.

Former Statistics Graduate Student Continuing on Path to Success

The roots of black cohosh, a plant native to the Appalachian region, has served a large variety of needs throughout its history. Progressing from its roles as an acne treatment and insect repellent, black cohosh root is often used today as an herbal supplement.

Faculty and Teaching Assistants Honored With UK Provost's Outstanding Teaching Awards

Provost Tim Tracy honored seven faculty members and three teaching assistants with Provost's Outstanding Teaching Awards at the 2015 UK Faculty Awards Ceremony.

UK Faculty Invited to Grand Opening of Faculty Media Depot

An opening reception is set for Jan. 30 to celebrate the Faculty Media Depot and its services for University of Kentucky faculty.

UK Students Win Kentucky Academy of Science Research Competitions

Thirteen University of Kentucky students took home top honors at the Kentucky Academy of Science 100th Annual Meeting in November, including eight students in the College of Arts & Sciences.

Statistics Professor Nominated for U.S. Professors of the Year Award

William Rayens, University of Kentucky statistics professor, was recently honored for his work in undergraduate education with a nomination in the 2014 U.S. Professors of the Year awards program.

Undergraduate Assistants Help Freshmen Transition to Life as STEMCats

New Faculty 2014: Meet Derek Young

The Department of Statistics is excited to welcome Assistant Professor Derek Young to its faculty!

This podcast is part of a series highlighting the new faculty members who joined the College of Arts and Sciences in the fall 2014 semester.

 

This podcast was produced by Casey Hibbard.

 

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New Faculty 2014: Meet Derek Young by UK College of Arts & Sciences is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

UK Awards More than $500K to Innovate Instructional Delivery

A&S Professors Matt Zook and Arnold Stromberg have been granted more than $200,000 to improve education, engagement and retention.

The Power of Collaboration: UK Statistics Department and KY Energy Cabinet Forecast Kentucky's Energy Future

Looming greenhouse gas emission regulations will affect the economies and power grids of every state in the nation. The Commonwealth of Kentucky’s Energy and Environment Cabinet partnered with the University of Kentucky's Department of Statistics to generate a variety of potential scenarios for the future of energy in Kentucky. The projections included economic and environmental impacts of energy production methods including coal, natural gas, nuclear power, and renewable sources of energy such as solar and wind power.

This interview features Leonard Peters, Secretary of Kentucky's Energy and Environment Cabinet, Arnold Stromberg, Chair of UK's Statistics Department, and Woody Burchett, an intern who worked on the project. 

For more information about this project and other initiatives of the Energy and Environment Cabinet, please visit www.eec.ky.gov

 

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The Power of Collaboration: UK Statistics Department and KY Energy Cabinet Forecast Kentucky's Energy Future by UK College of Arts & Sciences is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

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