News: 2019

June

Faculty Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching

June 3, 2019

We are pleased to congratulate Prof. Steven Lalley for receiving a Faculty Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching and Mentoring this year.


May

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.


RTG Summer Lectures on Data Science

May 22, 2019

The Committee on Computational and Applied Mathematics and the Department of Statistics hosted a series of six lectures on numerical methods in data science and two seminars on deep neural networks in the afternoons of June 17, 19, 21


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.


April

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.


Per Mykland Chosen as Guggenheim Fellow

April 15, 2019

Per A. Mykland, Robert Maynard Hutchins Distinguished Service Professor in Statistics and Finance, has been named a recipient of the prestigious John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship.


Bahadur Memorial Lectures

April 8, 2019

Prof. Iain Johnstone of Stanford University will give the 20th Annual Bahadur Lectures on Monday, May 6th, at 4:30 PM in Eckhart Hall, 5734 S. University Avenue, Room 133 (reception before lecture in Jones 111) and on Thursday, May 9th at 3:30 PM in Kent Chemical Laboratory, 1020 E. 58th Street, Room 120.


March

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!


Michael Stein’s Workshop

March 29, 2019

A workshop celebrating Michael Stein's 60th birthday will be held on Saturday, April 6, 2019, starting at 8:30 AM, in the Stevanovich Center, MS 112, at 5727 S. University Avenue, Chicago, Illinois. 


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.


February

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.