Howard Hughes Medical Institute Funds Purdue Team to Enrich Undergraduate Education

June,  2010


George McCabe, Professor of Statistics and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, is among the six professors included in a partnership to prepare students to handle data produced by new technologies in science. The Howard Hughes Medical Institute awarded $1.5 million to the team headed by Dennis Minchella, Professor and Associate Head of Biological Sciences, for this multidisciplinary project to integrate statistical reasoning and data evaluation into the undergraduate biology curriculum. For more information, please see this article.