Recent News

Faculty in the department of Statistics at the University of Washington are actively engaged in research related to COVID-19.  Here we focus on a few of these efforts.  Boeing International…
We are pleased to announce that Emily Flanagan has been selected as one of this year's Husky 100.  Emily is currently an undergraduate student majoring in both Statistics and Mathematics (…
Daniela Witten, Professor of Biostatistics and Statistics, Dorothy Gilford endowed Chair of Mathematical Statistics, has been elected as a Fellow of the American Statistical Association (ASA) along…
We are pleased to announce that former UW Statistics Ph.D student and alumna, Marloes Maathuis, has been awarded the prestigious 2020 Van Dantzig Award. The prize is considered the highest Dutch…
The 2019-2020 Norman Breslow Endowed Lecture will be given by Jon Wellner, Professor of Statistics and Biostatistics at the University of Washington, in Magnuson Health Sciences Center T (HST), room…
We are delighted to announce the Winter Edition of our undergraduate newsletter, "Student's T time”, edited by Professor Ranjini Grove, with help from the UW Statistics & Probability Association…
**Update: As of April 16, New York’s Governor Andrew Cuomo extended the ‘NYS on Pause’ ordinance through May 15, 2020. Therefore, the Graduate School is rescheduling Amanda Cox’s May 7 livestream, as…
We are pleased to announce that Corinne Jones, current UW Statistics Ph.D. student, is one of the four recipients of the 2020 Student Paper Award for her paper entitled "End-to-end Statistical…
Elizabeth Thompson, Professor Emerita in the Department of Statistics at the University of Washington, makes an appearance on the December 2019 issue of AMSTAT News Magazine.    The article covers…
The Web of Science has recognized Daniela Witten, Professor in the Departments of Statistics and Biostatistics at the University of Washington, and the Dorothy Gilford Endowed Chair in Mathematical…