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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! http://gradschool.duke.edu/gsa/newsletter/2014/04/2014-deans-award-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 http://stat.duke.edu/datafest for details and registration. read more about DataFest 2014 is coming: March 21-23, 2014 »

Our Data Analysis and Statistical Inference course is now offered on Coursera. Enroll for free at https://www.coursera.org/course/statistics. read more about Data Analysis and Statistical Inference on Coursera »