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May 27, 2016

STAT-ers has recently been recognized as an official student chapter of the American Statistical Association (ASA).  

May 27, 2016

The Iowa State University College of Business has partnered up with statistics and engineering faculty for the Master of Business Analytics program.

The Master of Business Analytics is an online program created for working professionals. It was designed with the idea that students are able to continue to work while completing the program.

December 21, 2015

Congratulations to Samantha Tyner,a finalist in the 2015 Young Statisticians Writing Competition, organized by Significance and the Young Statisticians Section of the Royal Statistical Society! Details of the 2016 Young Statisticians Writing Competition will be announced in February. Details

October 26, 2015

Congratulations to Dan Nettleton awarded the title of Distinguished Professor which is the highest academic honor that Iowa State bestows. It recognizes faculty members whose accomplishments in research or creative activities have had a significant impact on their discipline, and who have demonstrated outstanding performance in at least one other area of faculty responsibility. Details

About STAT

Welcome to the Department of Statistics and the Statistical Laboratory.

The Statistical Laboratory, established by George W. Snedecor in 1934, was the first of its kind in the nation. The Department of Statistics was established in 1947 and it is housed in Snedecor Hall on the Iowa State University Campus in Ames, Iowa. The primary mission of the Department and the Statistical Laboratory is the advancement of statistical knowledge. Read more about