Department of Statistics

Department of Statistics

Welcome to the Department of Statistics


Colloquium/Dissertation Defense
Oct. 3 (Fri) 11 am, 6625 Everett Tower
Inference on Differences Between k Means for Data with Excess Zeros and Detection Limits
Haolai Jiang, PhD Candidate
Department of Statistics
Western Michigan University

Oct. 10 (Fri) 11 am, 6625 Everett Tower
A Spatiotemporal Quantile Regression Model for Emergency Department Expenditures
Brian Neelon, PhD
Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
Duke University School of Medicine

2015 Conference Announcement
A conference on Robust Rank-Based and Nonparametric Methods will be held at Western Michigan University on April 9 and 10, 2015.

Tutor Lab (3363 Rood Hall)
Free tutoring is available for Stat 1600, 2160, 2600, 2830, 3640 and 3660.
        Mon and Tue: 10-6
        Wed and Thur: 10-5

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Job Opportunities
We have posted solicitation emails for job applications in the job announcements page.


Fall 2014
August 28-29 Advising
Sept 1, Mon Labor Day Recess
Sept 2, Tue Classes Begin
Nov 3, Mon Last day to withdraw from Fall courses
Nov 26, Wed Thanksgiving Recess begins at noon
Dec 1, Mon Classes resume
Dec 8-12 Final Exam Week
Dec 13, Sat Semester Ends/Commencement

Spring 2015
Jan 8-9, Fri Advising
Jan 12, Mon Classes Begin
Jan 16, Fri Last day to drop/add
Jan 20, Mon MLK Day
Feb 28, Fri Spirit Day
Mar 3, Mon Spring break begins
Mar 10, Mon Classes resume
Mar 23, Mon Last day to withdraw from classes
Apr 27-May 1 Final Exam Week
May 2, 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