Department News

Dr. William Christensen was interviewed on the BYU radio show, Top of Mind, by host Julie Rose. Click here to listen to their full discussion on the debate of statistical significance.
Read about G David Booth and Dennis Mayes, two graduates of the BYU Department of Statistics, and our May alumni spotlights!
Landon Ainge, a 2013 graduate from the statistics department, was named by Utah Business as one of twenty other "twenty somethings who are paving the way as the next generation of business owners, entrepreneurs, and go-getters". Read the rest of the article here.
Read about the experiences of Daniel Schwartz and Ryan Eliason on their road to becoming Fellows in the Society of Actuaries.
Read the research done by Grant Schultz, Mitsuru Saito, Kyung Min Kim, and our statistics professor Dennis Eggett on creating safer roads and the benefits of eliminating left turns.
CPQA's 2017
Huge congrats to the students who recently passed ASQ CQPA exam! Left to right: Bryan (BJ) Powell, Ben Tingey, Sierra Prudencio, Tyler Willardarson, Brayden Fivas, Erik Webb, Thomas Day, Holly Hakes, Erin Marshall, and Joshua Sherman.
BYU alumni, Ben Saville, recently competed in the “American Ninja Warrior” in San Antonio as the “Stats Ninja.” Read about his inspiration and competition here.
Two statistics students, Sierra Pugh and Gavin Collins, received BYU's Office of Research & Creative Activities (ORCA) grant for undergraduate students.
This month's CPMS Alumni Newsletter features visiting instructor Brad Barney and his journey from economics student to statistics professor.
Check out the great ESPN article written by Paul Sabin, a former Masters student in the Statistics department! (Photo: David Butler II/USA Today Sports)
There is a great spotlight on the CPMS website about Brad Barney and his journey from economics student to statistics professor!
Dr. Eggett participated in a unique study about how weather effects mental health, and was spotlighted on the BYU home page!
ASA Annual Chapter Meeting
Join us for a presentation from Dr. Larry Cook at the 2016 ASA Annual Chapter Meeting!
A great article on Jared Ward and sports analytics.
The most recent CAS Student Newsletter has some great tips on starting your Actuarial career.
Dr. William Christensen from the BYU Statistics department was recently made an American Statistical Association Fellow.
Dr. Gordon Dahl presented at this years Summer Institute for Applied Statistics.
Check out the latest Statistics Department Newsletter!
Dr. Lynne Nielsen from the Statistics department was involved in this very interesting research project about worldwide inequality among women.
Sign up for this year's Summer Institute and learn from guest lecturer and UC San Diego professor, Gordon Dahl.
Steve Siebers left the corporate world to stack beanbags on the heads of alpenhorn players in Kalamazoo. Read why.
Read this great article by Jeremy Stanford about what BYU can do for your professional development!
Check out this great article featuring our very own Zach Knowlton and his work in football stats!
A great Daily Universe article about the stats program in men's tennis!
A new study from the ASA shows that the demand for Statistics students is strong and growing!