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New IMS Textbooks published

Two new books in the IMS Textbooks series have been published. They are: The Surprising Mathematics of Longest Increasing Subsequences by Dan Romik (IMS member price with 40% discount is [ More.. ]


Presidential Address video and slides

We printed Bin Yu’s IMS Presidential Address in the October/November issue (in PDF format here). Bin reprised her talk at the New Researchers’ Conference, where it was filmed: you can [ More.. ]


IMS President’s Message: Erwin Bolthausen

Erwin Bolthausen became IMS President in July (he is pictured below, center, with Past-President Bin Yu, left, and President-Elect Richard Davis, right). Erwin shares his thoughts on the future of [ More.. ]


Consider a contribution to the IMS

The IMS offers several opportunities for contributions to the society’s programs. Please take a moment to consider making a donation to one or more of these funds. Blackwell Lecture Fund [ More.. ]


IMS Presidential Address: Let us own Data Science

Each year the outgoing IMS President delivers an address at the IMS Annual Meeting, which, this year, was the Australian Statistical Conference in Sydney (July 9-14, 2014), a joint meeting [ More.. ]


Financial Statements

The Treasurer’s Report was printed in the June/July 2014 issue. The Financial Statements are printed in the PDF version of the October/November 2014 issue, or you can download them as [ More.. ]


IMS Annual Meeting, Sydney, in photos

Photographs taken at the IMS Annual Meeting in conjunction with the Australian Statistical Conference, July 7-10, 2014.


IMS: a cross-continent human network (with free student membership)

IMS President Bin Yu writes: As I am finishing my term as the IMS President and transitioning into the role of Past-President, I have been reflecting on the roles of [ More.. ]


New President and Council elected

We are pleased to announce the results of the 2014 annual IMS elections. The next President-Elect is Richard Davis. The newly-elected Council members are Peter Bühlmann, Florentina Bunea, Geoffrey Grimmett, [ More.. ]


IMS Membership Survey results

Jean Opsomer, IMS Treasurer, reports: During the final two months of last year, IMS conducted a brief survey of its membership. The goal of the survey was to assess the [ More.. ]

May 15, 2014

Treasurer’s Report: Fiscal Year 2013

This report details membership and subscription data for calendar year end 2013. In 2013, the fiscal year end of the IMS was moved from June 30 to December 31; therefore [ More.. ]


Elect new Council members

The annual IMS elections are announced, with one candidate for President-Elect—Richard Davis—and 12 candidates standing for six places on Council. The Council nominees, in alphabetical order, are: Marek Biskup, Peter [ More.. ]

Dec 14, 2013

Bulletin: New Contributing Editors

New IMS Bulletin Editor Anirban DasGupta writes: We are pleased to announce the team of Contributing Editors (CEs) who will be writing and soliciting articles for the IMS Bulletin over [ More.. ]

Nov 17, 2013

IMS Council votes on equal opportunity for IMS Special Invited Lectures

In reaction to the absence of women among IMS special invited lecturers in 2013 (see the article by Terry Speed in the June/July issue), Council had an intensive discussion at [ More.. ]


President’s Welcome: Bin Yu

New IMS President Bin Yu has been wondering how IMS can help your career. I began my IMS presidency at JSM in Montreal in August. Data science, or big data, [ More.. ]



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