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2020

Summer Quarter 2020 graduates

August 14, 2020

Best wishes to our Summer Quarter 2020 graduates!


Institute for Mathematical and Statistical Innovation (IMSI) opening conference

August 10, 2020

Institute for Mathematical and Statistical Innovation (IMSI) will be hosting an online conference on October 7-9 to introduce the areas it will be focusing on.  Registration is required, but free. 


2020 COPSS Presidents’ Award winner

August 6, 2020

Rina Foygel Barber, Louis Block Professor, Department of Statistics and the College

Rina Foygel Barber was awarded the 2020 COPSS Presidents' Award, on August 5, during a JSM (virtual) ceremony. This is generally considered the highest award in statisticsRead more...
 


Welcome new faculty hires!

August 4, 2020

The Department is excited to welcome the following new hires...READ MORE


Graduate Research Opportunities for Women 2020

July 9, 2020

September 13, October 18 and 24
University of Chicago


The GROW 2020 conference is aimed at female-identified undergraduate students who may be interested in pursuing a graduate degree in the mathematical sciences. The conference is open to undergraduates from U.S. colleges and universities, including international students.  Visit: https://mathematics.uchicago.edu/grow2020/ for detailed  information and updates.

Applications for GROW 2020 can be submitted at https://www.mathprograms.org/db/programs/966.  The committee is currently screening applications; those submitted by September 1, 2020 will be given full consideration.

This event is being supported by the University of Chicago Department of Mathematics and the National Science Foundation.


Welcome new faculty hires!

July 1, 2020

The Department is excited to welcome the following new hires:  Brent Doiron, Claire Donnat, Jeremy Hoskins, Alisa Knizel, Yi Sun, and Pierre Yves Gaudreau Lamarre.


Statistics Consulting Award Winner

June 17, 2020

Our Consulting Award winner for 2019-2020 is Dongyue Xie. 


2020 David Wallace Award for Applied Statistics

June 3, 2020

Abby Stevens, PhD student

PhD candidate, Abby Stevens, awarded the David Wallace Award for Applied Statistics.


Congratulations to our Harper Fellow for 2020-21!

May 27, 2020

Statistics PhD student Sen Na has been awarded the prestigious Harper
Dissertation Fellowship for 2020-21
.  The University-wide competition awards
financial support toward the completion of the candidate's dissertation.
 


Spring Quarter 2020 Graduates

May 22, 2020

Youngseok Kim, PhD student

Best wishes to our Spring Quarter 2020 graduates!


Rina Foygel Barber wins Peter Gavin Hall Early Career Prize

March 31, 2020

Rina Foygel Barber, Louis Block Professor, Department of Statistics and the College

The Peter Gavin Hall Early Career Prize recognizes early-career research accomplishments and research promise in statistics, broadly construed. The inaugural recipient of the 2020 Peter Hall Prize is Rina Foygel Barber, Associate Professor in the Department of Statistics at the University of Chicago.  Read more


Winter Quarter 2020 graduates!

February 28, 2020

Best wishes to our Winter 2020 graduates!


2019

The deadline for our Fall 2020 application is December 31, 2019!

December 31, 2019

Keisha Prowoznik, Admissions & Student Affairs Specialist


Faculty accolade

December 30, 2019

Matthew Stephens, Ralph W. Gerard Professor

Matthew Stephens was named the Ralph W. Gerard Professor, effective January 1, 2020. 


Autumn Quarter graduates!

December 12, 2019

Best wishes to our Autumn Quarter 2019 graduates!