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.

Visiting Faculty Opening

Friday, March 4, 2016
The Department of Statistical Science at Duke University invites applications for a Visiting Faculty position to begin in Fall 2016. Preference will be given to candidates whose core statistical science research interests are complemented by collaborative research interests in computer science,... Read More »

DataFest 2016 is coming: April 1-3, 2016

Tuesday, March 1, 2016
ASA DataFest 2016 will be held over the April 1-3, 2016 weekend at The Edge. Visit to find out more and to sign up. Event starts at 6pm on Friday, April 1 and wraps up by 5pm on Sunday, April 3. An information session for the event will be held on... Read More »

Assistant Professor Opening

Friday, December 11, 2015
Tenure Track Assistant Professor Position The Department of Statistical Science at Duke University through the Quantitative Initiative at Duke invites applications for appointments at the level of Assistant Professor to begin in Fall 2016. Preference will be given to candidates whose core... Read More »

Beka Steorts: Named to MIT’s 35 under 35 Innovators List

Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Beka Steorts is a new assistant professor at Duke University in the Department of Statistical Science with affiliations in the Social Science Research Institute (SSRI) and the information initiative at Duke (iid). Last week she was named one of the 35 innovators under 35, in the category of... Read More »

Jim Berger, Arts & Sciences Professor of Statistics, received the 2015 Samuel S. Wilks Memorial Award

Monday, August 31, 2015
The Wilks Memorial Award honors the memory and distinguished career of Sam Wilks by recognizing outstanding contributions to statistics that carry on the spirit of his work. The Wilks Award is made possible in part by a donation from Alexander Mood, who was a student of Wilks. The 2015 honoree is... Read More »

Alum Fabio Rigat has new position leading statistics at GlaxoSmithKline

Monday, August 17, 2015
StatSci alum Fabio (Fabs) Rigat (Ph.D. 2004) has moved from Novartis to a new position with GlaxoSmithKline. As Director of the Statistical Innovation Group at GSK Pharmaceuticals R&D, based in Stevenage, UK, Fabio will run and direct Bayesian statistical R&D in GSK's translational research... Read More »

JSM 2015 Alumni Dinner

Monday, August 10, 2015
JSM 2015 Alumni Dinner REGISTRATION Deadline was July 27th - any meal registered after JULY 28TH WILL BE GIVEN A VEGETARIAN MEA. Date: Monday, August 10th, 2015 6:30pm - Social 7:00pm - Dinner The 2015 JSM Alumni dinner has been confirmed and the menu is set. The event will at Andaluca... Read More »