Annual Department Picnic!
The Department, friends, and family are invited to our annual "Picnic at the Point." The date is Saturday, June 1, 2013, at 11:30 AM at Promontory Point in Hyde Park. Rain date is June 8. Please be certain to RSVP online by Friday noon, May 24.
Best wishes to our department's Spring Quarter graduates:
Read more at our Admissions site about exciting changes to our programs of study.
The Department of Statistics has an opening(s) for an Associate Professor. Applications are accepted via the University of Chicago's Academic Career Opportunities employment site.
The Department of Statistics has an opening for a Lecturer. Applications are accepted via the University of Chicago's Academic Career Opportunities employment site.
The Computational and Applied Mathematics Initiative builds on the interdisciplinary efforts of Statistics faculty, students; their research, seminars, and classes.
Stefano Castruccio, PhD candidate, received first-place recognition in the ASA-sponsored 2012 Environmental Statistics Student Paper Competition for the paper "Global Space-Time Models for Climate Ensembles," co-authored with Prof. Mike Stein. The paper will be presented at the Joint Statistical Meetings this August.
Bahadur Memorial Lectures
Peter J. Green of the University of Bristol and the University of Technology, Sydney was the speaker for the annual Bahadur Memorial Lectures on April 15 and 18, 2013, at 4:00 pm in Eckhart 133.
Billingsley Lectures on Probability
Persi Diaconis of Stanford University presented the Patrick Billingsley Lecture on Thursday, May 2, 2013. Enjoy photos of the lecture.
Midwest Numerical Analysis Day
The full-day event, including invited speakers and a poster session, will run from 8:00 am to 7:00 pm on Saturday, May 25, 2013, in Eckhart 133. Registration is free, but required.
Department Events This Week
MONDAY, May 20–Friday May 24, 2013, Summer Quarter Graduate Course Registration
MONDAY, May 20, 2013, at 4:00 PM, in Eckhart 133, 5734 S. University Avenue
, Department of Statistics, Stanford University
"Frequentist Accuracy of Bayesian Estimates
TUESDAY, May 21, 2013, at 4:30 PM, in Eckhart 202, 5734 S. University Avenue
ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR
, Department of Mathematics, Boston College
"Flat Surface, Moduli of Differentials, and Teichmüller Dynamics
FRIDAY, May 24, 2013, at 2:30 PM, in Eckhart 202, 5734 S. University Avenue
PROBABILITY AND STATISTICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
, Department of Mathematics, Cornell University
"Scaling Limit of the Abelian Sandpile
FRIDAY, May 24, 2013, at 4:00 PM, in Eckhart 110, 5734 S. University Avenue
First-Year PhD Student Mini-Seminars