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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…
The National Science Foundation today announced a $12.5 million award to support the creation of the Institute for Foundations of Data Science (IFDS), a multi-site research institute led by the…
Faculty in the Department of Statistics at the University of Washington are actively engaged in research related to COVID-19.  Here we focus on a few of these efforts.  Boeing International…
Each year, Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) awards fellowships to a handful of talented incoming STEM Ph.D. students at University of Washington and Washington State University. ARCS…
With so much at stake in the November elections, the Department of Statistics and the Center for Statistics and the Social Sciences (CSSS) will for the first time offer a special topics course, the…
The Department of Statistics is pleased to congratulate Professors Michael Perlman, Werner Stuetzle, and Jon Wellner on their retirements from the University of Washington. They have each contributed…
Congratulations to Daniela Witten, Professor of Statistics and Biostatistics, and Dorothy Gilford Endowed Chair of Mathematical Statistics for being selected to receive the American Statistical…