April 27, 2021
Victor Veitch, a new assistant professor in the Department of Statistics and the first faculty hire in the University of Chicago’s new data science initiative, wants to see a future of “safe and credible” artificial intelligence.
April 5, 2021
March 31, 2021
Prof. Stephen Stigler retired this past October after a long career that included investigating the history of the development of statistical methods, in relation to problems in many fields—from astronomy to medicine to social sciences and psychology.
March 31, 2021
Rebecca Willett Selected as a SIAM Fellow for 2021
March 15, 2021
March 10, 2021
Read about our Ph.D. student, Ahmed Bou-Rabee and his research, experiences, and future career plans.
February 5, 2021
February 1, 2021
The Department of Statistics mourns the passing of Leo Goodman.
Congratulations to Pinhan Chen, Lizhen Nie, Enakshi Saha, Hai Tran-Bach, and Jiacheng Wang who are among twenty PhD students selected as 2020–21 Radix Trading Fellows
January 5, 2021
January 1, 2021
December 31, 2020
Rina Foygel Barber has been named the Louis Block Professor.
September 29, 2020
Our spotlight highlights Vivak Patel, PhD 2018, and his current career highlights as well as his experiences as a Statistics student.
September 3, 2020
The Department is excited to welcome our new faculty hire...READ MORE
September 2, 2020
Professor Rebecca Willett of the Departments of Statistics and Computer Science, along with Professors Rina Foygel Barber and Mary Silber from Statistics, will help the four-university collaboration establish the maturing field of data science while also advancing machine learning and other artificial intelligence approaches.
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.