Paul Minton Graduating Senior Award

Dr. Paul Minton was a former Dean of the College of Humanities and Sciences, director of the Statistics Institute and faculty member of Statistics. In his honor, in 2002 the Department of Statistical Sciences and Operations Research created the Paul Minton Graduating Senior Award to recognize a graduating senior who has excelled academically, both inside and outside the classroom.

Winners of the Paul Minton Graduating Senior Award

2003     Amy Woodcock

2004     Syreena Valentine, Marissa Eagle

2005     no winner

2006     Michael Fickler

2007     no winner

2008     Emily Niman, Jamie Dauberman

2009     Rebecca Dreiding

2010     Lauren Pace

2011     Ronijean Horton

2012     Gregory Palmer, Nitin Tiwari

2013     Nathan Stanford

2014     no winner

2015     Stuart Cooke, Lauren Crow, Monica Kropp

2016     Emma Diallo

2017     Ralph Miller

 

Excellence in Statistics and Excellence in Operations Research Awards

In 2016, the Department of Statistical Sciences and Operations Research created the Excellence in Statistics and the Excellence in Operations Research awards to recognize graduating undergraduate students with majors in Mathematical Sciences/Statistics and Mathematical Sciences/Operations Research, respectively. Academic performance, general contributions to the department and profession, and research and community engagement contributions are all considered in choosing the winners.

Winners of the Excellence in Statistics Award

2016     Shu Zhu, Molly Gallagher

2017     Sina Rahini-Madjoub

Winners of the Excellence in Operations Research Award

2016     no winner

2017     Tyler Bishop