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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 events. Here is the new logo, and here are back+front snapshots showing the logo, wording and the lovely new T-shirt color.   read more about 2014 New Logo & T-Shirts »

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 project proposal entitled Inter-Temporal Aggregation for Online Bayesian Analysis of Dynamic Models. BEST Award honorable mention: Conferred on Statistical Science rising senior undergraduate student Ruilin Zhong, based on her research… read more about Kenichiro McAlinn receives 2013-14 BEST Award, Ruilin Zhong receives an honorable mention »

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 through a joint agreement between WSS and RTI, recognizes statisticians in early to mid-career who have made significant contributions to statistical practice.  The award is in memory of Gertrude M. Cox (1900-1978), who in the 1950s… read more about Jerry Reiter receives Gertrude M. Cox Award »

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 their ability to encourage intellectual excitement and curiosity in students, knowledge of a field and ability to communicate it, organizational skills, mentorship of students, and commitment to excellent teaching!… read more about Mine Cetinkaya-Rundel recepient of Trinity College Distinguished Teaching Award »

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 undergraduate statistics courses, especially to non-specialists, and noted as ... simply, a standout teacher and educator.  Congratulations Maria! read more about Maria Terres wins 2014 Dean's Teaching Award »

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 Award, and the detailed information on the required proposal materials. Submissions must be received by 17:00 EST on Wednesday 9th April 2014. No submissions will be considered after that date. The 2013-14 BEST Award Selection… read more about 2013-14 BEST Award Submissions Due April 9th 2014 »

t's time for DataFest 2014! DataFest is a data analysis competition where teams of up to five students have a weekend to attack a large and complex dataset. The teams that impress the judges will win prizes as well as glory for their school. Everyone else will have a great experience, lots of food, and fun! See for details and registration. read more about DataFest 2014 is coming: March 21-23, 2014 »