Recent News

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…
UW News has posted a story about a new guide that is intended to help officials nationwide make sense of different COVID-19 data sources when making public health decisions. Adrian Raftery, a UW…
The Department of Statistics is pleased to announce that the College of Arts & Sciences honors Julie Zhang as Dean's medalist in the Natural Sciences for 2020.  Zhang recently graduated in the…
To our extended University of Washington Statistics Community, These have been a challenging few months, for our department and for the country. We have watched as COVID-19 has transformed our…
We are proud to announce that three of our Statistics faculty members have been elected as American Statistical Association (ASA) officers for 2021. Elena Erosheva (Professor of Statistics and…
The Department of Statistics is pleased to welcome Abel Rodriguez, and to congratulate Ranjini Grove and Emilija Perković on their new positions! Abel Rodriguez will be starting his new position as…
Please join us on Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 5:00pm PDT as we celebrate to honor our fellow 2019-2020 graduates. We will be hosting a virtual department commencement. See more information here: https…
Professor Elena Erosheva (UW Statistics and Social Work) and Professor Carole Lee’s (UW Philosophy) project on “NIH peer review: Criterion scores completely account for racial disparities in overall…