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Commencement Day 2015
Many congratulations & best wishes to this year's graduates of our program!

Statistics Professor named Radcliffe Fellow for 2015-16
Edo Airoldi
's project is called "Big Ideas in Data Science: Focus on Social Science and the Humanities". Only 3% of scholars who applied were similarly honored.  Here is a press release.

Recent Books by Harvard Stat Dept Faculty
Among the titles are Causal Inference for Statistics, Social, and Biomedical Sciences: An Introduction (by Guido Imbens and Donald Rubin), Handbook of Mixed Membership Models and Their Applications (edited by Edo Airoldi et al.), Introduction to Probability (by Joseph Blitzstein and AB/AM alumnus Jessica Hwang), An Introduction to Quantitative Finance (by Stephen Blyth), Strength in Numbers: The Rising of Academic Statistics Departments in the U.S. (edited by Alan Agresti and Xiao-Li Meng) and Designs for Clinical Trials (edited by David Harrington). More to come soon...

Quadruple Honors for Donald Rubin
Honorary professorships from Nanjing University of Science & Technology, Xian University of Technology, and Shanghai Finance University were awarded to John L. Loeb Professor of Statistics Donald Rubin last autumn. As if these were not enough, this spring he received the Doctorate Honoris Causa from Universidad Santo Tomás.  An interview with him appeared in Statistical Science, v. 29, pp. 439-457.