Kenichiro McAlinn receives 2013-14 BEST Award, Ruilin Zhong receives an honorable mention

Wednesday, May 14, 2014
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... Read More »

Jerry Reiter receives Gertrude M. Cox Award

Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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... Read More »

Mine Cetinkaya-Rundel recepient of Trinity College Distinguished Teaching Award

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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... Read More »

Maria Terres wins 2014 Dean's Teaching Award

Tuesday, April 1, 2014
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... Read More »

2013-14 BEST Award Submissions Due April 9th 2014

Thursday, February 27, 2014
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... Read More »

Data Analysis and Statistical Inference on Coursera

Monday, February 24, 2014
Our Data Analysis and Statistical Inference course is now offered on Coursera. Enroll for free at

DataFest 2014 is coming: March 21-23, 2014

Monday, February 24, 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... Read More »