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Announcements and News

Congratulations, Graduates!
Best wishes to our department's Summer Quarter graduates:

Christopher Fox
Duo Jiang
Sheng Zhong

Tamaryn Hine, MS
Yachen Xie, MS
Xian Xu, MS

Honorary Degree Awarded
The Department is pleased to announce that one of the seven honorary degrees presented at the 519th convocation on Saturday, June 14, was awarded to statistician-geneticist Terence Speed. Terry Speed gave a lecture on "Removing Unwanted Variation" on Wednesday, June 11.

Data Visualization Challenge Winner
Congratulations to MS graduate Nelson Auner for being one of the winners of the first annual UChicago Data Visualization Challenge. His submission of "Making Indonesia" garnered a $500 Amazon gift certificate in recognition of his work.

Consulting Project Award Winner
The Department's annual Consulting Project Award was given to Ph.D. candidate Subhajit Goswami on Monday, June 2, 2014, at 1:00 pm in E110. Congratulations, Subhajit!

Plotnick Fellowship Awarded
Congratulations to Dinah Shender for being awarded a 2013–14 Plotnick Fellowship in recognition of academic excellence and success in the Statistics PhD program. Board of Trustee Harvey Plotnick sponsors this fellowship program for the Physical Sciences Division to encourage and recognize the Division's leading 4th-year doctoral students

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

Prospective Students
Read more at our Admissions site about exciting changes to our programs of study. Questions? Email us at admissions@galton.uchicago.edu.

Department Events This Week

FRIDAY, August 29, 2014, Summer Quarter convocation

SATURDAY, August 30, 2014, Summer Quarter ends

MONDAY, September 1, 2014, Labor Day (University holiday)