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Mike West Presents a Turing Lecture

Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Mike West, the Arts & Sciences Professor of Statistics & Decision Sciences in Duke's Department of Statistical Science,  presented a Turing Lecture in London in July,  in the inaugural series of talks at the Alan Turing Institute (ATI),  "the UK’s national centre for data... Read More »

Open Rank Position in StatSci @Duke

Thursday, September 15, 2016
Tenure Track, Open Rank Professor Position The Department of Statistical Science at Duke University invites applications for tenure-track appointments at any level, beginning in Fall 2017. Appointments will be made in connection with the Quantitative Initiative at Duke. Preference will be given... Read More »

Xi Chen wins SBSS Student Paper Award

Wednesday, August 3, 2016
Congratulations to Ph.D. student Xi Chen, one of the 2016 Student Paper Awardees of the Section on Bayesian Statistical Science (SBSS) of the American Statistical Association. Xi presented the research in her winning paper, "Bayesian dynamic modeling and analysis of streaming network data",... Read More »

Kelly Moran Wins Award at JSM 2016

Tuesday, August 2, 2016
Congratulations to new first year PhD student, Kelly Moran, who was awarded a Gertrude M. Cox Scholarship Honorable Mention at the awards ceremony on July 31, 2016 at the Joint Statistical Meeting held in Chicago.

Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel wins Waller Award at JSM 2016

Tuesday, August 2, 2016
These honors—the Waller Distinguished Teaching Career and Waller Education awards—were established with a contribution from retired ASA Executive Director Ray Waller and his wife, Carolyn. The former recognizes an individual for sustained excellence in teaching and statistics education, and the... Read More »

JSM Alumni Social 2016

Monday, August 1, 2016
Are you attending JSM 2016 in Chicago this summer? Then don't miss the annual StatSci Dinner! Come and meet new and old faculty, current students, and alums and catch up on all the news while enjoying great food and drink with friends! This year the event will take place on Monday 8/1/2016... Read More »

David Dunson and Alan Gelfand elected ISBA Fellows

Thursday, June 30, 2016
Congratulations to David Dunson and Alan Gelfand for their election as Fellows of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis!

Maria DeYoreo wins 2016 Savage Award

Saturday, June 18, 2016
Maria DeYoreo, postdoctoral associate in the Dept. of Statistical Science at Duke, is the 2016 winner of the highly prestigious Savage Award in Applied Methodology for best doctoral dissertation. Congratulations, Maria!

Statistical Science 3rd Year Ph.D. Student Matthew Johnson Wins the 2015-16 BEST Award

Sunday, May 15, 2016
The 2015-16 BEST Award was announced during the Annual Graduation Reception of the Department of Statistical Science, held at 21C Hotel on Sunday, May 15, 2016. Professor Mike West presented the BEST Award 2015-16 to Statistical Science 3rd Year Ph.D. Student, Matthew Johnson, in recognition of... Read More »

2016 Departmental Graduation Reception

Sunday, May 15, 2016
The graduation reception for 2016 will be held at the 21c Museum Hotel Durham - Address: 111 Corcoran St, Durham, NC 27701.  Invitations will be needed to enter the event. Due to the turnout of this event we are at capacity and unable to accept any other RSVP's. 12:00pm Heavy Hors... Read More »

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