News: Students


David Wallace Award for Applied Statistics

June 4, 2019

PhD candidate, Yuxin Zou, awarded the David Wallace Award for Applied Statistics.

Congratulations to our Harper Fellow!

May 24, 2019

Statistics PhD Peter Panov has been awarded the prestigious Harper Dissertation Fellowship for 2019-20. The University-side competition awards financial support toward the completion of the candidate’s dissertation.

Best wishes to our Spring Quarter Graduates!

May 21, 2019

Jiageng Liu, MS
Juan Mora, MS
Suchan Park, MS
Gang Qiao, MS
Jasha Sommer-Simpson, MS
Rui Wang, MS
Heqing Ye, MS
Mahtiyar Bonakdarpour, PHD
Joelle Mbatchou, PHD
Fan Yang, PHD

Statistics fellowship information session

May 21, 2019

Karen Rosenthall, the Fellowship Director at UChicagoGRAD, will present a talk about funding opportunities available to Statistics graduate students tailored specifically to our department on Friday, May 31, 2019, at 2:30 PM in Jones 304.

Summer course registration

May 9, 2019

Graduate course registration for Summer Quarter runs Monday, May 20, through NOON on Thursday May 23, 2019.

Department picnic

May 8, 2019

All Statistics students, faculty, staff, and their families are invited to the annual Department Picnic on SUNDAY, June 2, 2019, at 12 pm, at Promontory Point in Hyde Park.

Elaine K. Bernstein Women in Science Award

April 23, 2019

PhD student Wanrong Zhu is the recipient of the Elaine K. Bernstein Women in Science Award. The award provides additional assistance for student research and travel.

GradUCon 2019

March 29, 2019

The tenth annual GradUCon will take place Friday, April 5, 2019, from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, at International House, 1414 East 59th Street. Registration is now open!

Student Fellowship Award

March 21, 2019

PhD student Haoyang Liu has received a Physical Sciences Endowed Fellowship award for his work within our doctoral program.

Best wishes to our Winter Quarter graduates!

February 22, 2019

Claire Guo, MS
Jinyi Hua, MS
Erin Lipman, MS
Yangyu Liu, MS
Ziqi Liu, MS
Yichen Lu, MS
Yuhui Ni, MS
Seul Min Yang, MS
Dake Zhang, MS

Graduate course registration for Spring Quarter

February 19, 2019

Graduate course registration for Spring Quarter runs from Monday, February 25th, through NOON on Friday, March 1st, 2019. See Keisha in Jones 222A with your signed registration form or if you have any questions.

Student career event: Alumnus Q&A

February 14, 2019

Nicholas Chase (MS '17), a trading assistant at the Rosenthal Collins Group, will be giving a career information talk and Q & A session at 12:30 pm on Thursday, February 28th, 2019, in Jones 226. A pizza lunch will be provided.

Rebecca Willett—IEEE Award for Best Paper

January 30, 2019

Prof. Rebecca Willett and co-author Eric C. Hall received the "2018 IEEE SPS Young Author Best Paper Award" from the IEEE Signal Processing Society for their article "Online Convex Optimization in Dynamic Environments" ( Congratulations, Becca, on recognition of your ongoing research!

Lunar new year lunch

January 10, 2019

The Department's annual lunar new year luncheon

Prospective students

January 7, 2019

Our application for Fall 2019 is now closed! The deadline was December 31, 2018.