StatSci Research Alumni Symposium: A Posteriori Celebration of Statistical Science on Duke Centennial


As part of Duke Centennial events, the department of Statistical Science is hosting a doctoral and postdoctoral research alumni symposium from Oct 31 through Nov 2 to celebrate the department’s rich history and contributions to the field of statistics, the university, and the society.

The event will feature talks and panels from doctoral and postdoctoral alumni, research posters by current PhD students, remarks by faculty, and a banquet dinner on Friday November 1. Saturday, November 2, will feature events celebrating Mike West on becoming a professor emeritus, to be continued to the department’s Halloween party the same evening.

This event is invitation-only due to limited seating capacity. Those interested in attending can reach out to Karen Whitesell ( for more information.