Professor Abigail Thompson, chair of the Department of Mathematics, has been recognized as a Hero of Intellectual Freedom by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni for her op-ed on diversity statements. Thompson will deliver the keynote address at the council’s ATHENA Roundtable Conference in November.
With outstanding growth in statistics majors in the past decade, UC Davis is now among the top five U.S. universities for number of undergraduate degrees granted in statistics, the American Statistical Association recently reported.
The UC Office of the President has awarded more than $9 million in grants to 16 collaborative research projects across the system. UC Davis College of Letters and Science researchers lead two of the projects and will participate in three others.