Recent News

The Division of Mathematical Sciences (DMS) at the National Science Foundations (NSF) has awarded Zaid Harchaoui, Associate Professor of Statistics, and his interdisciplinary team $1.1million for…
We are delighted to announce Dr. Kristian Lum as the 2021 Blackwell Seminar Speaker.  Her talk, “Closer Than They Appear: A Bayesian Perspective on Individual-Level Heterogeneity in Risk Assessment”…
We are delighted to announce that the UW Graduate School will be hosting alumni Amanda Cox (M.A., Statistics 2005) as part of their Public Lecture Series. Cox is the data editor of The New York Times…
The Department of Statistics at the University of Washington is strongly committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. To this end, during the academic year 2021-2022 we are launching the pre-…
We are pleased to announce that former UW Statistics Ph.D. student and alumnus, Renato Assunção, is the 2020 winner of a prestigious award by the Associação Brasileira de Estatística (ABE – the…
We are pleased to announce that former UW Statistics Ph.D. student and alumna, Marloes Maathius, has been awarded the 2021 Ethel Newbold Prize. The name of the prize recognizes a historically…
   Chair’s Letter Dear Friends of Statistics, I am writing as my first year as Department Chair comes to a close. Interacting with our community through a computer in my home office is not how I…
Congratulations Elena Erosheva, Marina Meila, and Yen-Chi Chen on receiving grant funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF)!  The Division of Social and Economics Sciences (SES) at NSF has…
We are proud to announce that Daniela Witten, Professor of Biostatistics and Statistics, Dorothy Gilford endowed Chair of Mathematical Statistics, has been elected as a Council Member for the…
Dear Friends of UW Statistics, I am writing as my first year as Department Chair comes to a close.  Interacting with our community through a computer in my home office is not how I envisioned…