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Jul 14, 2017

IMS Election results

We are delighted to introduce the newest members of IMS Council. The next President-Elect is Xiao-Li Meng, and the six new members of Council are: Mathias Drton, Peter Hoff, Greg [ More.. ]

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May 15, 2017

Treasurer’s Report 2016

Zhengjun Zhang, IMS Treasurer, writes: This report details membership and subscription data for calendar year end 2016. The 2016 fiscal year end audit report will be published separately in the [ More.. ]

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Donors to IMS Funds: Thank you all!

The IMS has eight funds that are open to contributions, detailed below. The Institute would like to thank the following individuals and organizations for contributing to the IMS. If you [ More.. ]

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Introducing new Contributing Editors

New IMS Bulletin Editor Vlada Limic writes: We are delighted to welcome to the Bulletin’s team of Contributing Editors the following “new faces”: Yoram Gat (Google Israel) Takis Konstantopoulos (Uppsala [ More.. ]

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Feb 16, 2017

IMS Elections 2017

The annual elections are taking place for the next IMS President and six places in the IMS Council. We introduce the candidates in the March 2017 IMS Bulletin and at [ More.. ]

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Edsel Peña is new IMS Executive Secretary

We are pleased to announce the next Executive Secretary will be Edsel Peña. Edsel is a Professor in the Department of Statistics at the University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC. [ More.. ]

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President’s Message: A Brief Snapshot of IMS in 2016–17

IMS President 2016–17 Jon A. Wellner, University of Washington, writes: History: Continuity and Discontinuity In preparing to write this article for the Bulletin, I took the opportunity to read several [ More.. ]

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Journal news: Statistical Science opens Conversations

For many years, Statistical Science has published ‘Conversations’ with some of the many distinguished leaders in statistics and probability [see list, below]. These interviews are one of the most popular [ More.. ]

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Current Index to Statistics opens up

Access to the Current Index to Statistics (CIS) <http://statindex.org> will become open to the public effective January 1, 2017. Subscription fees will no longer be charged for any user. CIS [ More.. ]

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IMS New Researchers Group

In the March 2016 issue, Alexander Volfovsky wrote about the recently formed New Researchers Group (NRG). You can read it at http://bulletin.imstat.org/2016/02/introducing-the-new-researchers-group/. We caught up with the other member of [ More.. ]

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Vlada Limic next IMS Bulletin Editor

We are delighted to announce that Vlada Limic will be the next Editor of the IMS Bulletin, taking over from Anirban DasGupta when his three-year term ends in December 2016. [ More.. ]

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World Congress in Toronto

The World Congress in Probability and Statistics, which was hosted by the Fields Institute, Toronto, took place from July 11–15, 2016. There were over 350 participants. Program highlights included the [ More.. ]

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Jul 14, 2016

August 2017 Bulletin now online

The PDF version of the August 2017 IMS Bulletin is online now: click the “latest issue” link in the bar above.

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Your new Council members

We are pleased to confirm the results of the 2016 IMS Council elections. The President-Elect is Alison Etheridge. The five new Council members are Jean Bertoin, Songxi Chen, Elizaveta Levina, [ More.. ]

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Treasurer’s Report 2015

Jean Opsomer, IMS Treasurer, writes: This report details membership and subscription data for calendar year end 2015. The 2015 fiscal year end audit report will be published separately in the [ More.. ]

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