StatSci Research Alumni Symposium

aerial view of the old chemistry building at sunset

A Posteriori Celebration of Statistical Science on Duke Centennial

As part of Duke Centennial events, the Department of Statistical Science is hosting a doctoral and postdoctoral research alumni symposium from Oct 31 through Nov 2 to celebrate the department’s rich history and contributions to the field of statistics, the university, and the society.

The event will feature talks and panels from doctoral and postdoctoral alumni, research posters by current PhD students and postdocs, remarks by faculty, and a banquet dinner on Friday, November 1. Saturday, November 2 will feature events celebrating Mike West on becoming a professor emeritus, to be continued to the department’s Halloween party the same evening.

This event is invitation-only due to limited seating capacity. Those interested in attending can contact Karen Whitesell ( for more information.

The Duke Department of Statistical Science has set aside a block of rooms for attendees to reserve at the JB Duke Hotel. 

To reserve one of the rooms, please see the instructions below:


Please contact the JB Duke Hotel at (919) 660-6400 and request Reservations. When inquiring about your group please reference 

Duke Department of Statistical (Group ID#1072821)



Guests may make reservations online using the following reservation booking link:

Duke Department of Statistical