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Pitt's Department of Statistics ranked #5 by Great Value Colleges


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Stats Instructor & Computer Science Major make a play for the NFL

As access to large datasets in professional sports becomes more readily available, the ability to use that information to gain an edge on competitors and make the game more interactive for viewers... View »

Lecturer Positions Available in the Department of Statistics

The University of Pittsburgh’s Dietrich School of Arts and Science is seeking applications for two Lecturer positions in the Department of Statistics beginning September 2017. Both these positions... View »

Professor Lucas Mentch - Keep Houston Forensic Science Center Independent. A focus on the importance of the independence of crime labs. (Houston Chronicle Op-Ed: 06.02.16)

Professor Lucas Mentch - Houston Chronicle Op-Ed:  Keep Houston Forensic Science Center Independent.  A focus on the importance of the independence of crime labs. 

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Professor Lucas Mentch - Why forensic analysis of crime scenes is not as reliable as you might think (Post Gazette 3/13/2016)
Professor Nancy Pfenning Receives 2016 Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching Award
Professor Bodenschatz Receives Bellet Teaching Award

The University of Pittsburgh School of Arts and Sciences has announced that Carl D. Bodenschatz, a senior lecturer in the Department of Statistics, is a recipient of the 2007 Tina and David Bellet... View »

Statistics Chair Finds Antidepressants Safe for Children and Adolescents

Antidepressants are safe and effective for treating anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, and major depressive disorder in children and adolescents, according to a meta-analysis of 27 major... View »

Professor Leon Gleser Receives Provost's Awards for Excellence in Mentoring
Professor Carl Bodenschatz Receives Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching Award
Professor Nancy Pfenning Receives Bellet Teaching Award
Professor Allan R. Sampson named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science