Department of Statistics

Department of Statistics

Welcome to the Department of Statistics


February 12, Friday, 11 a.m., 6625 Everett Tower
Statistical analysis of genetic data: challenges and prospects
Yuehua Cui
Department of Statistics and Probability
Michigan State University

February 19, Friday, 11 a.m., 6625 Everett Tower
My Biostatistics Internship at MPI Research
Erin Reddaway
Department of Statistics
Western Michigan University

Internship at Innovative Analytics
Jibril Abdi Moalim and Jhoanne Marsh Gatpatan
Department of Statistics
Western Michigan University
Great Lakes International Symposium
The Great Lakes International Symposium will be held on February 26, 2016 at the Fetzer Center on Western Michigan University. This year's theme is Interdisciplinary Research in Data Science. Click here to view the program.

Statistics tutor lab
Free tutoring is available for Stat 1600, 2160, 2600, 2830, 3640 and 3660.
Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m-7 p.m. at 3363 Rood Hall.

Job outlook
"Employment of statisticians is projected to grow 34 percent from 2014 to 2024," according to the Bureau of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook.

Statistician and Data Scientist made the Top 10 Best Jobs in's annual list. Major factors considered were good work environment, low stress, and good jobs outlook.
  With a career in statistics - the science of learning from data - you can make a difference, have fun, and make money.


Spring 2016
Jan 7-8 Advising
Jan 11, Mon Classes Begin
Jan 15, Fri Last day to drop/add
Jan 18, Mon MLK Day
Mar 4, Fri Spirit Day
Mar 7-11 Spring break
Mar 14, Mon Last day to withdraw from classes
Apr 25-29 Final Exam Week
Apr 30, Sat Semester Ends/Commencement

Department of Statistics
3304 Everett Tower
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5152 USA
(269) 387-1420 | (269) 387-1419 Fax