Recent News

To our extended University of Washington Statistics Community, These have been a challenging few months, for our department and for the country. We have watched as COVID-19 has transformed our…
We are proud to announce that three of our Statistics faculty members have been elected as American Statistical Association (ASA) officers for 2021. Elena Erosheva (Professor of Statistics and…
The Department of Statistics is pleased to welcome Abel Rodriguez, and to congratulate Ranjini Grove and Emilija Perković on their new positions! Abel Rodriguez will be starting his new position as…
Please join us on Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 5:00pm PDT as we celebrate to honor our fellow 2019-2020 graduates. We will be hosting a virtual department commencement. See more information here: https…
Professor Elena Erosheva (UW Statistics and Social Work) and Professor Carole Lee’s (UW Philosophy) project on “NIH peer review: Criterion scores completely account for racial disparities in overall…
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…
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 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 (…
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…