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  • Yifan Cui receives ASA award

    The department congratulates Ph.D. student Yifan Cui, who has won an award for his paper from the American Statistical Association’s Section on Bayesian Statistical Science.  Ten winners were selected to receive a travel award to attend the Joint Statistical Meetings … Continued

  • Dr. Yufeng Liu awarded grant

    Dr. Yufeng Liu has recently been awarded a $1.6 million grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, under the National Institute of Health.  “Unlocking complex co-expression network using graphical models” is a four-year grant investigating new machine learning … Continued

  • Carolina Grad Named Schwarzman Scholar

    Congratulations to our 2015 MDS alum Min Yang on being selected for this prestigious program! Carolina Grad Named Schwarzman Scholar

  • Dr. J.S. Marron to be Visiting Lecturer

    During the month of October Professor Steve Marron will be the Al-Kindi Distinguished Statistics Lecturer at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Saudi Arabia.  KAUST is the premier science university in Saudi Arabia and attracts leading international faculty … Continued

  • Faculty search – Assistant Professor

    The Department of Statistics and Operations Research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has an opening for a tenure-track position in statistics at the assistant professor level starting July 1, 2018.  See the entire announcement below.   … Continued