Department of Statistics
Carnegie Mellon University
Dietrich College of Humanities & Social Sciences

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Ph.D. Program Admissions
The Ph.D. Program application deadline for 2016 is December 21st, 2015 at 11PM. Apply Online Now to the Ph.D. Program.

MSP Program Admissions
The Masters of Statistical Practice Program application deadline for 2016 is February 1st, 2016 at 11PM. Apply Online Now to the MSP Program.

TA Applications now being accepted
Apply here for TA and grading positions in Statistics. Applications are due Monday, November 30th by 5:00pm.


Using Science and Data To Make a Difference
Ryan Tibshirani's father is a statistician, but that is not the reason he went into the field. To Tibshirani, statistics is special because of its broad potential to impact almost any domain or field. "I went into statistics because I enjoy the beauty and elegance of math, but I wanted to feel more closely connected to science and data," said Tibshirani, assistant professor of statistics in the Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Read more...

Do you want to see Professor Sam Ventura dressed up like a giant turkey?
Then join Mortar Board for its annual Turkey for a Day philanthropy event: a competition that puts professor against professor with the ultimate goal of raising money for a charity or organization of their choice. Whoever raises the most money will get to donate all proceeds to their organization while also wearing a turkey suit to all of their classes for a day! Read more about this great cause!

Random Figure

"On the Bootstrap for Persistence Diagrams and Landscapes"

Persistence Diagram of the superlevel sets of a kernel density estimator on the 3D torus described in Example 2.2. From On the Bootstrap for Persistence Diagrams and Landscapes by Frederic Chazal, Brittany Terese Fasy, Fabrizio Lecci, Alessandro Rinaldo, Aarti Singh, and Larry Wasserman.

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