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Alumna Lindsay Berry is 2020 Savage Award finalist

Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Congratulations to our PhD alumna Lindsay Berry on her selection as a Savage Award finalist this year. Lindsay will present an invited talk in the virtual Savage Award session at the JSM this year.
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Two Duke Professors Named Institute of Mathematical Statistics Fellows

Friday, May 22, 2020
Merlise Clyde and Jerome Reiter, both professors of Statistical Science, have been named 2020 Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS) Fellows. Founded in 1935, IMS is a member organization devoted to “fostering the development and dissemination of the theory and applications of statistics and... Read More »

PhD Alum Fabrizio Ruggeri elected IMS Fellows

Friday, May 22, 2020
PhD alumnus Fabrizio Ruggeri has been elected a Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics for 2020.

Congratulations to the 2020 BEST Award Winners

Tuesday, May 12, 2020
2020 Award   Undergraduate award  Winner: Chiwan Kim (pictured here) for his research on Black-Scholes Integrated Gaussian Process Model for American Option Pricing... Read More »

Fan Li publishes article in JAMA on overlap weighting

Thursday, May 7, 2020
Professor Fan Li and colleagues Laine Thomas and Michael Pencina (Duke Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics) published an article in the Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA) on overlap weighting, a causal inference method for comparative effectiveness research that Li and co-... Read More »

Jim Clark elected to National Academy of Sciences

Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Jim Clark, the Nicholas Professor of Environmental Sciences, Biology, and Statistical Science, was elected to the National Academy of Sciences. Read more here. Congratulations Jim! 
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DUS Message: Summer Courses Bring More Options for Students

Tuesday, April 28, 2020
The Department of Statistical Science has planned a nice slate of courses in Summer 2020 in order to provide a few more options in these uncertain times. All have great instructors, and we have offerings at every level, with an eye on giving you useful skills to get attractive internship and job... Read More »
Joan Durso

Making Statistics Available from a Distance

Monday, March 30, 2020
Making Statistics Available from a Distance When the semester started, no one expected to move all of Duke’s classes to remote delivery with only a week’s notice. But once the university announced its plans to do just that in response to COVID-19, the Department of Statistical Science had... Read More »

Open Science Communications Specialist, A&S Communications

Friday, February 28, 2020
Req ID:  28821 Date:  Feb 27, 2020 Location:  Durham, NC, US, 27710 Personnel Area:  UNIVERSITY Duke University: Duke University was created in 1924 through an indenture of trust by James Buchanan Duke. Today, Duke is regarded as one of America’s... Read More »

3 MSS Students Win Big Data Competition

Thursday, February 20, 2020
3 MSS Students Win Big Data Competition Eduardo Coronado, Bin Han, and Sam Voisin—all Master's in Statistical Science students—won first-place honors at the 2020 Big Data Health Science Case Competition. The competition included 18 teams from across the country and was held at the University... Read More »

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