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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 »

Jim Berger receives the 2016 UNC Department of Biostatistics Bernard G. Greenberg Distinguished Lecture Series Award

Thursday, May 12, 2016
James O. Berger, Ph.D., Arts and Sciences Professor of Statistics at Duke University, will present the 2016 Department of Biostatistics Bernard G. Greenberg Distinguished Lecture Series. For more information about the series, visit the official website. Above Jim Berger of @StatSciDuke presented... Read More »

Ye Wang awarded “Notable Student Paper Award”

Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Ye Wang was awarded a “Notable Student Paper Award” at the 19th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Statistics (AISTATS) in Cadiz, Spain for his paper:  “Scalable geometric density estimation” (Ye Wang, Antonio Canale, David Dunson) 

Ph.D. First Year Exam Scheduled 5-9-2016 9:00 AM Old Chem Rm 123

Monday, May 9, 2016
All First Year PhD students will be taking the FYE on Monday, May 9, 2016, from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm in Old Chemistry Bldg., Room 123.

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