The Carlson School of Management FAREWELCOME Celebration

School of Statistics 50th Anniversary

Fifty years ago the School of Statistics was established at the University of Minnesota. In celebration, we will be hosting a series of 50th-anniversary events across Minneapolis this October.

WHEN: October 7-8, 2022
Two days of activities taking place across Minneapolis including:

  • Casual activities on campus that are self-guided or facilitated by the School of Statistics, including a reunion photo outside Ford Hall
  • A 50th Anniversary Welcome Event, including a presentation of our first-ever Distinguished and Emerging Alumni Awards
  • A Day of Statistics Talks featuring the Geisser Lecture, as well as panels and presentations shared by alumni
  • “History and Hops” at a local brewery, where you’ll hear from past UMN statisticians about where we’ve come from

See the full schedule here.

U of M Alumni and Friends, Faculty/Staff, and their guests: $50
Grad Students: $10 (limited quantity available on a first-come, first-served basis; discount does not apply to guests)

Parking Options for Campus Events and Activites

Space is limited; dress is business or cocktail attire.

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