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Student spotlight: Zoe Weinstein explores the problem-solving power of data science

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Alumni Q&A: Megan Hawley on the versatility of data science

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Our department offers four undergraduate programs.

Prospective graduate students can pursue any of our five graduate programs.

Our PhD Statistics programs include two options students can choose from. They can select either the Statistics PhD, Statistics option or the Statistics PhD, Biostatistics option.

MS Data Science, our newest graduate program, is a joint professional program between the Statistics and Computer Sciences Departments.

Our MS Statistics program includes four options students can choose from. These include the Statistics option, Biostatistics option, Statistics & Data Science option (MSDS), and Applied Statistics option (MSAS).

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Student spotlight: Zoe Weinstein explores the problem-solving power of data science

Through the Data Science major and the DotData club, Weinstein—along with hundreds of fellow students, faculty, and staff—is an active participant in the fast-growing UW-Madison data science community.

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Alumni Q&A: Megan Hawley on the versatility of data science

Hawley ’23 discussed the versatility of a data science degree and its usefulness across sectors.

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Kris Sankaran investigates how AI can help predict specific flood risks

Assistant Professor Kris Sankaran has contributed his expertise to a new book published by Microsoft.

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