Purdue Statistics is delighted to announce the third installment of the annual Distinguished Theme Seminar Series, following the successes of 2020 and 2021. This year, our theme is “Recent Advances in Statistical Inference.” The seminar series will consist of four talks by Professors Rina Foygel Barber, Emmanuel Candès, Michael Jordan and Xiao-Li Meng. A detailed schedule is available at: https://www.stat.purdue.edu/theme_seminar_2022/index.html All talks will be streamed live over Zoom/YouTube and all viewers will have the opportunity to interact with the speakers via moderated chats.