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July 31, 2107: "Statistics PhD student Haoran Li wins ICSA 2017 Best Student Paper Award": Haoran Li, a PhD candidate in Statistics, wins Best Student Paper Award at the 2017 International Chinese Statistical Association conference in Chicago.

June 5, 2017: "Hans-Georg Müller receives the Humboldt Research Award": Distinguished Professor Hans Müller has received the humboldt Research Award by the Humboldt Foundation.

Jan 17, 2017: "Hans-Georg Müller wins the 2017 Noether Award": Distinguished Professor Hans Müller has been announced as this year's winner of the Noether Senior Scholar Award by the American Statistical Association.

December 5, 2016: "Jiming Jiang designated Yangtze River Scholar": We are pleased to announce that Professor Jiming Jiang has been named as a Yangtze River (Changjiang) Scholar by the Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China.

November 30, 2016: "Francisco Samaniego elected as 2016 Fellow of AAAS": We are pleased to announce that our colleague, Distinguished Emeritus Professor Francisco Samaniego, has been elected as a 2016 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

June 28, 2016: "Statistics student team wins 2016 Data Mining Cup": It is our great pleasure to announce that a team of Statistics PhD students has won the 2016 Data Maining Cup, ranking #1 out of 120 teams from across the world. The winners were announced in Berlin, Germany. Congratulations!

June 1, 2016: "Student team ranks in top ten of Data Mining Cup": We are delighted to report that a team of six Statistics PhD students from UC Davis has ranked in the top ten of the global Data Mining Cup for 2016. The winning team will be announced in Berlin in late June.

June 1, 2016: "Alex Aue receives Chancellor's Award": We are pleased to announce that Associate Professor of Statistics Alexander Aue has been selecetd to receive the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Mentoring Undergraduate Research.

April 29, 2016: "Alex Aue elected ASA Fellow": We are pleased to announce that Associate Professor Alexander Aue has been elected as a 2016 Fellow of tha American Statistical Association (ASA).

Jan 11, 2016: "Announcement: Peter Hall": We are very sad to announce that Distinguished Professor Peter G. Hall has passed away at hospital in Melbourne, Australia, aged 64.

Jan 11, 2016: "Jane-Ling Wang wins the 2016 Noether Award": Distinguished Professor Jane-Ling Wang has been announced as this year's winner of the Noether Senior Scholar Award by the American Statistical Association.

Jan 7, 2016: "Announcement: Alan Fenech": We are saddened to announce the passing of Associate Professor Emeritus Alan Fenech, who has died aged 71.

Dec 2, 2015: "Ethan Anderes named as UC Davis Chancellor's Fellow": Associate Professor Ethan Anderes has been selected as one of the Chancellor's Fellows for 2015-16.

Oct 1, 2015: "Peter Hall elected as Fellow of Academy of Social Sciences in Australia": Distinguished Professor of Statistics Peter Hall has been elected as a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia, and will be installed at the Annual Symposium in November 2015.

August 28, 2015: "Professor Jiming Jiang receives NISS Former Postdoc Achievement Award": Statistics professor Jiming Jiang is one of two receipients of the first Former Postdoc Achievement Award by the National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS) at the 2015 Joint Statistical Meetings in Seattle, Washington

April 20, 2015: "Professor Jiang elected member of ISI": Statistics professor Jiming Jiang has been elected as a Member of the International Statistical Association (ISI).

October 24, 2014: "Announcement: Bitao Liu": The Statistics Department is sad to announce the passing of Statistics Ph.D. alumna, Bitao Liu.

July 16, 2014: "IISA 2014 Student Paper Competition": Statistics Ph.D student Raymond Wong's paper on Diffusion Direction Estimation chosen as one of the top two papers in the "Applications" category at IISA 2014

July 7, 2014: "Statistics and Science: A Report of the London Workshop on the Future of the Statistical Sciences": Produced following a high level meeting in London in 2013 attended by 100 prominent statisticians from around the world, including UC Davis Professors Jane-Line Wang and Hans-Georg Müller.