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Our application for Fall 2017 is now open! The deadline is December 31, 2016. Read more at our Admissions site about exciting changes to our programs of study. Questions? Visit our FAQs.

  • George Herbert Jones LaboratoryNew home of the Department of Statistics
  • Why UChicago Statistics? Read about the exciting changes to our programs of study.
  • 2016 Billingsley Lectures on ProbabilityWe are pleased to have Professor JEAN-FRANCOIS LE GALL, Universite Paris-Sud, as our honored speaker.
  • Scientific and Statistical Computing SeminarsAutumn 2016
  •  Statistics ColloquiumAutumn 2016
  • Student SeminarsSummer 2016
  • Statistics Alumni EventThe Department of Statistics hosted an alumni reception on August 1st, as part of the 2016 Joint Statistical Meetings.
  • Congratulations to Lek-Heng LimProf. Lek-Heng Lim is one of 24 recipients to receive a DARPA Young Faculty Award of $500,000 for 2015-2017.
  • Computational and Applied Mathematics InitiativeThe Computational and Applied Mathematics Initiative builds on the interdisciplinary efforts of Statistics faculty, students; their research, seminars, and classes.

News

Billingsley Lectures on Probability
Prof. Jean-Francois Le Gall of the Universite Paris-Sud Orsay will speak on "Random Planar Geometry" for the 5th Billingsley Lecture on Probability on Thursday, October 6, 2016, at 4:30 pm in Eckhart 133. Reception to follow in Eckhart 209.

New & Returning Students!
Note the following events:
Prelim exams: Sept 12-16
New student orientation: Sept 19-23
Course registration for all students: Sept 19-23

Alumni Event
The Department of Statistics hosted an alumni reception on August 1st, as part of the 2016 Joint Statistical Meetings.

Congratulations to Lek-Heng Lim
Prof. Lek-Heng Lim is one of 24 recipients to receive a DARPA Young Faculty Award of $500,000 for 2015-2017. The objective of the program "is to identify and engage rising research stars in junior faculty positions at U.S. academic institutions and introduce them to Department of Defense needs as well as DARPA’s program development process."

CAMI
The Computational and Applied Mathematics Initiative builds on the interdisciplinary efforts of Statistics faculty, students; their research, seminars, and classes.


Department Events This Week

FRIDAY, September 30, 2016, Chair's New Student Party, at 5:30 pm, in Swift Hall, Common Room
MONDAY, October 3, 2016, at 4:00 PM, in Eckhart 133, 5734 S. University Avenue
PETROS DRINEAS, Computer Science Department, Purdue University
"Leverage Scores in Data Analysis"
THURSDAY, October 6, 2016, at 4:30 PM, in Eckhart 133, 5734 S. University Avenue
BILLINGSLEY LECTURES ON PROBABILITY
JEAN-FRANCOIS LE GALL, Département de Mathématiques, University Paris-Sud Orsay
"Random Planar Geometry"