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CLAS statistics and actuarial science professor publishes new book

Wednesday, May 29, 2024
Dale Zimmerman, professor in the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, co-authored Spatial Linear Models for Environmental Data. The book was released by Routledge and CRC Press in mid-April.


Actuarial Science, Insurance, and Risk Management Career Fair

Wednesday, September 18, 2024 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
Employers are seeking to fill underwriting and actuary internships and full time roles.
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