Diversity

The Department of Statistics seeks to maintain a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students through aggressive recruiting and enhanced support services. We encourage participation in diversity workshops for faculty, staff, and teaching assistants. Incorporating diversity awareness into student orientation programs and coordinating our efforts with campus-wide programs and initiatives aimed at diversity awareness demonstrates our commitment to diversity. We believe that a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff enriches a community in which all members strive for excellence.

Latest News

Department of Statistics Ph.D. student Dominique McDaniel will speak at the satellite StatFest conference at Pomona College in Claremont, California, on September 22. She will participate on a panel for undergraduate students who are considering statistics or data science as their field of study. For more information about StatFest, please visit http://st47s.com/statfest.html and https://nhorton.people.amherst.edu/statfest/.

Upcoming Events

A CoTarana Burke flyernversation with Tarana Burke, Founder of #MeToo. In this event, Tarana Burke, 2017 TIME Person Of The Year, shares the story behind her creation of the #MeToo movement. The conversation will be facilitated by Dr. Jennifer Freeman Marshall, Director, Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Associate Professor of English and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Please see https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-conversation-with-tarana-burke-founder-of-metoo-tickets-48700398202 for more information.


The Defamation Experience
. This is a nationally acclaimed courtroom drama that explores issues of race, religion, gender, class, and the law, with the audience members serving as the jury. The Defamation Experience serves as a unique opportunity to engage in civil discourse about pressing social issues. Please see the flyer for the event or the webpage https://www.purdue.edu/diversity-inclusion/events/the-defamation-experience.html​ for more information.

The Fall Cultural Arts Series at Purdue University's Black Cultural Center. This series of events will include lectures, art exhibitions, a heritage tour, a film, and artistic performances.  Additional information about these events can be found at https://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2018/Q3/black-cultural-center-announces-fall-series.html​.

Current opportunities

Doctoral Fellowships: The Graduate School at Purdue University offers several doctoral fellowships. Please see their website: https://www.purdue.edu/gradschool/funding/types-of-funding/fellowships/open-graduate-school-awarded-fellowships.html.

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Phone: (765) 494-6030, Fax: (765) 494-0558

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