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Mike West wins Zellner Medal

Monday, September 22, 2014
Mike West, the Arts & Sciences Professor of Statistics and Decision Sciences, was  recently recognized by the International Society for Bayesian Analysis (ISBA) through the award of the ISBA Zellner Medal. Named for the founding President of the Society, the medal is awarded  once... Read More »

Bayes Impact

Thursday, September 4, 2014
Bayes Impact is a nonprofit organization that deploys data science teams to work with civic and nonprofit organizations on solving big social impact challenges. They are leveraging the power of the data revolution to positively impact the community.  Bayes Impact will be presenting example... Read More »

2014 JSM Alumni Dinner

Monday, August 4, 2014
It's time for the annual Department JSM Alumni dinner in Boston! Monday, August 4, 2014 Social time: 6:30pm Dinner: 7:00pm Location: Seaport Boston Hotel, 1 Seaport Lane, Boston, MA 02210, (617) 385-4000 Register and pay online now!  Students/new grads/postdocs $45... Read More »

PhD Student - Alumni Fund

Wednesday, July 9, 2014
We are very pleased to announce the establishment of the Statistical Science Ph.D. Student - Alumni Fund, with an inaugural gift from one one of our Ph.D. alums. The fund provides discretionary resources used by and on behalf of current Ph.D. students. This public announcement serves to express the... Read More »

2014 New Logo & T-Shirts

Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Per the recent announcement from GCC, we have new T-shirts arriving that sport the official new StatSci@Duke logo designed by current grad student Xiangyu Wang, and wording styled by Avi Moondra. The shirts will be available soon, and in time for ISBA 2014 as well as to proudly sport at other... Read More »

Kenichiro McAlinn receives 2013-14 BEST Award, Ruilin Zhong receives an honorable mention

Wednesday, May 14, 2014
The 2013-14 BEST Award was announced during the Annual Graduation Reception of the Department of Statistical Science, Devil's Den, Duke University, on Sunday May 11th 2014. BEST Award Winner 2013-14: Statistical Science rising second year PhD student Kenichiro McAlinn, based on his research... Read More »

Jerry Reiter receives Gertrude M. Cox Award

Wednesday, April 23, 2014
The Washington Statistical Society (WSS) and RTI International are pleased to announce that Jerome (Jerry) P. Reiter, Mrs. Alexander Hehmeyer Professor of Statistical Science, Duke University has been chosen as this year's recipient of the Gertrude M. Cox Award. The Award, established in 2003... Read More »

Mine Cetinkaya-Rundel recepient of Trinity College Distinguished Teaching Award

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Congratulations to Mine for being selected as the 2013-2014 recipient of the David and Janet Vaughn Brooks Treaching Award!  This Trinity College Distinghuished Teaching Award is one of four that recognizes outstanding teaching in the College.  Recipients are selected on the basis of... Read More »

Maria Terres wins 2014 Dean's Teaching Award

Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Maria Terres, currently a 4th year Ph.D. student in Statistical Science, is a recipient of the 2014 Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching made by the Duke Graduate School following a campus-wide competition. Maria was cited for excellence in her development and teaching of introductory... Read More »

2013-14 BEST Award Submissions Due April 9th 2014

Thursday, February 27, 2014
The 2013-14 BEST Award is for student research project proposals submitted in the competition of Academic Year 2013-14. Students should submit a brief research project proposal and supporting materials using the online submission form. Please see the BEST Award site for full details about the... Read More »

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