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Statistical Science Graduation Celebration

Sunday, May 10, 2015
DIPLOMA DISTRIBUTION AND LUNCHEON Sunday, May 10, 2015 21c Museum Hotel - http://www.21cmuseumhotels.com/durham/ 12 p.m. - 2 p.m. Event contact and RSVP : Karen Whitesell, karen@stat.duke.edu Suggested Parking and Accessible Transportation Durham Centre Deck, 300 Morgan Street... Read More »

Alumna Lynn Lin moves to PSU

Thursday, April 16, 2015
Duke StatSci alumna Lynn Lin (Ph.D. 2012, and currently a post-doc involved in research in Bayesian methodology and computational biology in Seattle at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center), will start a new position as Assistant Professor of Statistics at Penn State University later this... Read More »

Lorin Crawford NSF Graduate Research Program Fellowship Recipient

Friday, April 3, 2015
Congratulations to Ph.D. student Lorin Crawford, who was recently selected to receive a 2015 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Program Fellowship! His award will provide him a stipend and the university will receive funding to cover his tuition and fees for a period of three years. As... Read More »

New Assistant Professor in StatSci - Beka Steorts

Thursday, April 2, 2015
The Department of Statistical Science will have a new faculty member in 2015, Rebecca or Beka Steorts! Steorts received her Ph.D. in 2012 from the Department of Statistics at the University of Florida under the supervision of Malay Ghosh, and was a Visiting Assistant Professor at Carnegie... Read More »

Mice Sing Like Songbirds to Woo Mates: New statistical tool helps analyze songs of mice in hot pursuit

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
From Duke Today article April 1, 2015 A Male mouse sings loud and complex song when eligible bachelorette is nearby but not sighted. When he's in her presence, he sings more quietly and simply. Credit - Jonathan Chabout, Duke University   Male mice sing surprisingly complex... Read More »

ASA DataFest 2015 at Duke

Thursday, February 26, 2015
Are you data driven?   Register today for ASA DataFestTM 2015 at Duke at Duke University, The Edge, March 20-22 bitly.com/datafest15 Registration deadline: March 6   Want to get creative with data? Mingle with data analysis professionals from industry and academia?... Read More »

The BEST Award for Student Research 2014/15

Wednesday, January 14, 2015
The Department of Statistical Science and BEST Award Committee invite submissions for the 2014/15 BEST Award,  the annual award for a student or students based on research projects in Bayesian statistical modeling, decision analysis, time series, forecasting and other topics related to... Read More »

Dukees Elected to ISBA Leadership

Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Several Dukees from Statistical Science-- including several Ph.D. alums and one current faculty member-- are elected to leadership positions in the International Society for Bayesian Analysis (ISBA) in the fall 2014 elections. Among those elected are: Assistant Professor Li Ma, as Secretary... Read More »

The Annual Statistical Science Halloween Costume Party 2014 Edition

Saturday, November 1, 2014
Duke Statistical Science students, staff, faculty and (lots of) friends Saturday, November 1, 7pm - midnight at Mine & Colin's Food and drinks will be provided. Don't forget to put on your costume, and your dancing shoes!

Mike West is recipient of award from ASA NC Chapter

Sunday, October 12, 2014
Mike West, the Duke University distinguished Arts & Sciences Professor of Statistics and Decision Sciences, has been honored with a distinguished award from the NC Chapter of the American Statistical Association. The award was announced and presented at the October 10-12, 2014 International... Read More »

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