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New course: Stochastic Calculus with Applications in Finance Thursday, Nov. 16, 2023

Course taught by Statistics Professor Frederi Viens


Frederi Viens aids study to improve soil health and boost crops Friday, Oct. 27, 2023

Project’s goal to improve soil sustainability through incentives in farm lending and crop insurance

Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson joins Rice University Monday, Oct. 9, 2023

It is my goal to inspire students and elevate the field of statistics, applied mathematics and quantitative finance.

Kuldeep Kumar

Welcome to visiting professor Kuldeep Kumar of Bond University Thursday, Sep. 14, 2023

Professor lecture on financial statement fraud detection set for Tuesday, Oct. 30


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