Professor of Practice Opening

Tuesday, January 10, 2017
The Department of Statistical Science at Duke is looking to hire a professor of the practice to help grow and run our new master's in statistical science. This position is a great opportunity for Ph.D.-level statisticians with industry connections and/or experience. For more information, please see... Read More »

2016 DSS Halloween Party

Saturday, October 29, 2016
The 2016 Statistics Halloween Party will be from 8:00 to midnight at Croasdaile Country Club on Saturday Oct. 29. In addition to the usual festivity, this year's party will feature a special celebration for Mike's 60th birthday! So please join us!

Jerry Reiter Receives 2016 Outstanding Postdoc Mentor Award

Saturday, October 8, 2016
Jerry Reiter is the recipient of the 2016 Duke Outstanding Postdoc Mentor award. This award is given annually to a Duke faculty member. For additional description of the award, see .
Mike West Presents a Turing Lecture

Mike West Presents a Turing Lecture

Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Mike West, the Arts & Sciences Professor of Statistics & Decision Sciences in Duke's Department of Statistical Science,  presented a Turing Lecture in London in July,  in the inaugural series of talks at the Alan Turing Institute (ATI),  "the UK’s national centre for data... Read More »

Xi Chen wins SBSS Student Paper Award

Wednesday, August 3, 2016
Congratulations to Ph.D. student Xi Chen, one of the 2016 Student Paper Awardees of the Section on Bayesian Statistical Science (SBSS) of the American Statistical Association. Xi presented the research in her winning paper, "Bayesian dynamic modeling and analysis of streaming network data",... Read More »

Kelly Moran Wins Award at JSM 2016

Tuesday, August 2, 2016
Congratulations to new first year PhD student, Kelly Moran, who was awarded a Gertrude M. Cox Scholarship Honorable Mention at the awards ceremony on July 31, 2016 at the Joint Statistical Meeting held in Chicago.

Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel wins Waller Award at JSM 2016

Tuesday, August 2, 2016
These honors—the Waller Distinguished Teaching Career and Waller Education awards—were established with a contribution from retired ASA Executive Director Ray Waller and his wife, Carolyn. The former recognizes an individual for sustained excellence in teaching and statistics education, and the... Read More »
JSM Alumni Social 2016

JSM Alumni Social 2016

Monday, August 1, 2016
Are you attending JSM 2016 in Chicago this summer? Then don't miss the annual StatSci Dinner! Come and meet new and old faculty, current students, and alums and catch up on all the news while enjoying great food and drink with friends! This year the event will take place on Monday 8/1/2016... Read More »
David Dunson and Alan Gelfand elected ISBA Fellows

David Dunson and Alan Gelfand elected ISBA Fellows

Thursday, June 30, 2016
Congratulations to David Dunson and Alan Gelfand for their election as Fellows of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis!

Maria DeYoreo wins 2016 Savage Award

Saturday, June 18, 2016
Maria DeYoreo, postdoctoral associate in the Dept. of Statistical Science at Duke, is the 2016 winner of the highly prestigious Savage Award in Applied Methodology for best doctoral dissertation. Congratulations, Maria!