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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 openings for an Assistant Professor (applications are accepted at the Academic Career Opportunities jobs site) and a William H. Kruskal Instructor (also apply at ACO, requisition #03219).

  • George Herbert Jones LaboratoryNew home of the Department of Statistics
  • Why UChicago Statistics? Read about the exciting changes to our programs of study.
  • Ph.D. Degree in Computational and Applied MathematicsThe University of Chicago has recently approved a new degree-granting Ph.D. program in Computational and Applied Mathematics.
  • Statistics Annual Lunar New Year LunchThe Department of Statistics welcomes in the Year of the Rooster at its annual luncheon on Tuesday, January 31, 2017, in Jones 111, 5747 S. Ellis Avenue.
  • Student Career Event: Alumna Q&AYing Li (MS '06), a Survey Statistician at the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago, will be giving a career information talk and Q & A session at 12:00 pm on Thursday, February 9, 2017, in Jones 226. A pizza lunch will be provided.
  • Rina Foygel Barber wins Neubauer FellowshipRina Foygel Barber has been awarded the Neubauer Faculty Fellowship in the College for 2016.
  • Statistics ColloquiumWinter Quarter 2017
  • Scientific and Statistical Computing SeminarsWinter Quarter 2017
  • Student SeminarsWinter Quarter 2017

News

Ph.D. Degree in Computational and Applied Mathematics
The University of Chicago has recently approved a new degree-granting Ph.D. program in Computational and Applied Mathematics. The program will be jointly administered by faculty in a number of departments (Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science and others) in a formal framework called the Committee on Computational and Applied Mathematics (CCAM). Information about the Ph.D. program can be found here, and about the faculty in the Committee here.

The Statistics Consulting Program
The Department of Statistics Consulting Program is now open and receiving project requests for the new academic year.

Lunar New Year Lunch
The Department of Statistics welcomes in the Year of the Rooster at its annual luncheon on Tuesday, January 31, 2017, in Jones 111, 5747 S. Ellis Avenue.

Student Career Event: Alumna Q&A
Ying Li (MS '06), a Survey Statistician at the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago, will be giving a career information talk and Q & A session at 12:00 pm on Thursday, February 9, 2017, in Jones 226. A pizza lunch will be provided.

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. ┬áCongratulations 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, January 23, 2017, at 4:00 PM, in Eckhart 133, 5734 South University Avenue
Statistics Colloquium
HARRY CRANE, Department of Statistics and Biostatistics, Rutgers University
"Variants of Invariance"
THURSDAY, January 26, 2017, at 4:30 PM, in Jones 226, 5747 South Ellis Avenue
Scientific and Statistical Computing Seminar
SABYASACHI CHATTERJEE, Department of Statistics, University of Chicago
"On Estimation in the Nonparametric Bradley Terry Model"
FRIDAY, January 27, 2017, at 8:30 am, in Jones 304, 5747 S. Ellis Avenue
Master's Thesis Presentation
TIANYU ZHAN, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
"Estimating Value at Risk under Different Innovation Distributions"