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Dear Friends of Statistics, As the new Department Chair and a new member of the UW family, I am delighted to share with you an update on our accomplishments over the last few months, as well as my…
This has been another successful year for the students, faculty, and alumni in the Department of Statistics. We are proud to recognize their accomplishments for the year of 2020 and would like to…
Published: Thursday, August 20, 2020 Updated: Thursday, December 31, 2020 Faculty in the Department of Statistics at the University of Washington are actively engaged in research related to COVID-19…
Each year in the fall, the Department of Statistics awards talented graduate students for the Z.W. Birnbaum award and the Dorothy M. Gilford teaching award. The Z.W. Birnbaum award recognizes the…
A collaboration of researchers from Emory University, the University of Washington, Cornell University, Johns Hopkins University, and the University of Utah have shown potential for speeding up…
We are proud to announce that Daniela Witten, Professor in the Departments of Statistics and Biostatistics at the University of Washington, and the Dorothy Gilford Endowed Chair in Mathematical…
We invite you to join us for a virtual conversation and Q&A with current Statistics Ph.D. students at the University of Washington (UW) on Monday, November 9, 2020 at 4:00 PM (PST).  We will be…
Elena Erosheva (UW Professor of Statistics and Social Work) and Sheridan Grant (UW Statistics Ph.D. student) have co-authored with Carole Lee (UW Professor of Philosophy) a Correspondence featured on…
Congratulations to Adrian Dobra, Emily Fox, and Sham Kakade, core faculty members in the Department of Statistics who received promotions to new appointments, effective September 16, 2020.   …
New University of Washington research analyzes global fertility trends. Photographed by Mustafa Omar/Unsplash. The UW News highlights a study that Daphne Liu, a Ph.D. student in Statistics, and…