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David H. Blackwell Summer Scholars Program

  • 1.  David H. Blackwell Summer Scholars Program

    Posted 02-09-2021 12:23

    Dear all, 

    The Department of Statistics, in collaboration with the Department of Mathematics, at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign is beginning a new summer research program to honor the late great mathematical statistician, Dr. David H. Blackwell, called the David H. Blackwell Summer Scholars Program. 

    We are excitedly reaching out to you to find prospective students interested in learning more about statistics, data science, and mathematics in a paid intensive six-week program - beginning May 24, 2021, and ending July 2, 2021. The initial program is taking place remotely via online sessions and seminars with faculty, graduate students, and affiliate campus units. 

    For more information about this program, please visit or review the program outline found here in PDF format. We ask that you share this information with any rising juniors and seniors in the mathematical sciences and that these students apply here The deadline to apply is March 1, 2021, and we will send out acceptance notices on March 15, 2021. 





    Bo Li
    Professor and Chair
    Department of Statistics
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign



    Bo Li
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign