Celebrating the 2013 International Year of Statistics

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Celebrating the 2013 International Year of Statistics features Alan Schwarz, best-selling author and New York Times Pulitzer Prize-nominated reporter.

Also included is a panel discussion by Jim Albert, Ph.D., Professor of Statistics, BGSU; Miriam Krause, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Assistant Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders, BGSU; and Andrew M. Schocket, Ph.D., Director, American Culture Studies and Associate Professor of History and American Culture Studies, BGSU.


  • 8:30 - 9 a.m. Registration
  • 9 - 10 a.m. Keynote Presentation by Alan Schwartz, best-selling author and New York Times Pulitzer Prize-nominated reporter
  • 10 - 10:30 a.m. Refreshment Break
  • 10:30 - 11:45 a.m. Panel Discussion: From Sports to Social Media

This event is free, but RSVP/registration is required.

Presented by the Center for Business Analytics, College of Business, and the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, College of Arts and Sciences.

Alan Schwarz’s specialty is the integration of probability and statistics into narrative and investigative reporting. Author of The Numbers Game, a best-selling history of baseball statistics, Schwarz speaks to groups across the nation about the power of mathematics in storytelling.

Schwarz is best known for his four-year series that exposed the seriousness of concussions among athletes of all ages. His investigative pieces are generally seen as having revolutionized the respect and protocol for head injuries in almost every major youth and professional sport.


BGSU Olscamp Hall
Bowling Green, OH 43403, US (map)

101 Olscamp Hall

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