7,243 Gifts

7,243 Gifts

The Medical Sciences Center at the University of Wisconsin–Madison campus is pictured in an aerial photograph taken from a helicopter during autumn on Oct. 14, 2023. (Photo by Althea Dotzour / UW–Madison)


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Available matches and challenges have been met. Please continue to show your support to help this campaign make an even greater impact!

Statistics Challenge


Thanks to an anonymous donor, $5,000 will be unlocked once 40 gifts are received during Day of the Badger.

This challenge has ended.

The Department of Statistics at the University of Wisconsin–Madison — a founding department of the School of Computer, Data & Information Sciences — is a hub for pathbreaking education and research in statistics and data science, preparing the next generation of data-driven leaders. 

Since 1960, the Department of Statistics has been an epicenter for providing statistical solutions to scientific problems at UW–Madison. We have a decades-long history of bringing unique insights to cross-disciplinary collaborations in a variety of scientific areas, such as biology, medicine, the physical sciences, business, and engineering. 

We are unyielding in our dedication to deliver top-tier education in statistics and data science for our fast-growing student body. 

When you contribute to the Department of Statistics, you enable us to: 

  • Kickstart careers: Your gifts support our graduate students as they attend prestigious conferences and connect with leading organizations across a range of industries. 
  • Empower student organizations: Gifts allow us to equip our student organizations, like the Statistics Graduate Student Association and the Data Science Club, to host exciting events and build data-centric communities across campus. 

Your Investment Drives Possibilities

  • $75 provides a textbook for a student for a semester. 
  • $250 can cover the registration fee for a professional conference. 
  • $500 covers travel expenses for a student seminar speaker. 
  • $1,500 enables a student to travel and present at a conference. 

Seize the Day (of the Badger)!  

Join us in preparing the next generation of data-driven leaders by making your gift today. 

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