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Admissions FAQs Prospective Students
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.

Employment
The Department has an opening for an Assistant Professor. Applications are accepted at the Academic Career Opportunities jobs site.

  • George Herbert Jones LaboratoryNew home of the Department of Statistics
  • Why UChicago Statistics? Read about the exciting changes to our programs of study.
  • Statistics Holiday PartyCelebrate the joy of the season with everyone in Statistics at our department holiday party on Thursday, December 8, from 5:00 pm through 8:00 pm
    in the Library of Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 E. 59th Street. Please RSVP at www.stat.uchicago.edu/events/holiday/reg/ by Friday, November 18, 2016.
  • 2016 Billingsley Lectures on ProbabilityWe are pleased to have Professor JEAN-FRANCOIS LE GALL, Universite Paris-Sud, as our honored speaker.
  • Rina Foygel Barber wins Neubauer FellowshipRina Barber has been awarded the Neubauer Faculty Fellowship in the College for 2016. These fellowships were established in order to recognize innovative and effective teaching on the part of Assistant and Associate Professors who regularly participate in the College’s instructional programs. Congratulations Rina!
  • Statistics ColloquiumAutumn 2016
  • Scientific and Statistical Computing SeminarsAutumn 2016
  • Student SeminarsAutumn 2016
  • 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

Department Holiday Party
Celebrate the joy of the season with everyone in Statistics at our department holiday party on Thursday, December 8, from 5:00 pm through 8:00 pm in the Library of Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 E. 59th Street. Please RSVP at www.stat.uchicago.edu/events/holiday/reg/ by Friday, November 18, 2016.

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.

Rina Foygel Barber wins Neubauer Fellowship
Rina Foygel Barber has been awarded the Neubauer Faculty Fellowship in the College for 2016. These fellowships were established in order to recognize innovative and effective teaching on the part of Assistant and Associate Professors who regularly participate in the College’s instructional programs.  Congratulations Rina!

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
MONDAY, December 5 through FRIDAY, December 9, 2016, FINALS WEEK
MONDAY, December 5, 2016, at 9:30 am, in Jones 304, 5747 S. Ellis Avenue
Dissertation Proposal Presentation
WOOSEOK HA, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
"Nonconvex Alternating Minimization, Nonconvex Support Recovery, and Optimization Based Approach in Medical Imaging"
MONDAY, December 5, 2016, at 11:00 am, in Jones 304, 5747 S. Ellis Avenue
Dissertation Proposal Presentation
SZE WAI WONG, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
"Geometric Methods in Statistics and Optimization"
THURSDAY, December 8, 2016, Department of Statistics Holiday Party, 5:00-8:00 pm, in The Library, Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 E. 59th Street. Contact Courtney Tillman for further details.
FRIDAY, December 9, 2016, Autumn Quarter Convocation
SATURDAY, December 10, 2016, Autumn Quarter ends