December 31, 2020
Rina Foygel Barber has been named the Louis Block Professor.
Our Autumn Quarter 2020 graduates
November 19, 2020
Best wishes to our Autumn Quarter 2020 graduates!
Our new faculty hire!
September 3, 2020
The Department is excited to welcome our new faculty hire...READ MORE
UChicago joins three universities in Institute for Foundational Data Science
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.
Our 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 was awarded the 2020 COPSS Presidents' Award, on August 5, during a JSM (virtual) ceremony. This is generally considered the highest award in statistics. Read 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
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.
Our Spring Quarter 2020 Graduates
May 22, 2020
Best wishes to our Spring Quarter 2020 graduates!
Rina Foygel Barber wins Peter Gavin Hall Early Career Prize
March 31, 2020
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