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Professor Emeritus Leo Goodman Dies at 92

Professor Emeritus Leo Goodman passed away yesterday, at the age of 92. 

Professor Goodman joined UC Berkeley in 1986, as Class of 1938 Professor in the Sociology Department and the Statistics Department, and retired in 2017.

Statistics 150 Years of Women at Berkeley

The Department of Statistics is celebrating the 150th anniversary of the UC Regents’ resolution “That young ladies be admitted into the University on equal terms in all respects with young men.” 

UC Berkeley-MIT Foundations of Data Science Initiative (FODSI)

More good news on the Data Science front with a $12.5 million National Science Foundation award to UC Berkeley and MIT for the creation of the Foundations of Data Science Institute (FODSI). Peter Bartlett will be Co-Director of FODSI and other Berkeley PIs include Mike Jordan, Martin Wainwright, and Bin Yu.