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IMU seeks feedback on journal ranking system

We would like to bring the following message to the attention of IMS members as it may be of interest, especially in view of Peter Hall’s Presidential Address at JSM [ More.. ]


Myrto Lefkopoulou Distinguished Lecture at Harvard School of Public Health

The annual Myrto Lefkopoulou Distinguished Lecture is named in memory of a former faculty member in Harvard’s Department of Biostatistics who died of cancer in 1992, aged 34. Each year [ More.. ]


Loève Prize

The 2011 Line and Michel Loève International Prize in Probability is awarded to Scott Sheffield of M.I.T. The prize, which carries a monetary award of $30,000, will be presented at [ More.. ]


Eugene Dynkin interviews available online

Cornell Library digitizes historic collection of Eugene Dynkin interviews Cornell University Library has acquired a collection of interviews of mathematicians conducted over many years by Eugene Dynkin, Cornell’s Emeritus A. [ More.. ]


Mathematics of Planet Earth competition

Competition for an Open Source Exhibition of Virtual Models The IMS is a partner in the following competition as part of the world initiative Mathematics of Planet Earth 2013 (MPE2013). [ More.. ]


IMS President requests your input (by Nov 30)

I am writing concerning an important matter that is likely to be of particular interest to our US-based membership, and that may also be of interest to other IMS members. [ More.. ]


COPSS Awards

In the last issue, we reported on the Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies (COPSS) awards, presented at its annual ceremony at JSM in Miami Beach on August 3 by [ More.. ]


Project Euclid Receives 2011 PAM Division Award

Project Euclid—the premier platform and information community for mathematics and statistics resources from independent publishers—received the 2011 Division Award from the Physics-Astronomy-Mathematics (PAM) Division of the Special Libraries Association. Given [ More.. ]


COPSS Awards 2011

The Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies announced its awards, presented at its annual ceremony at JSM in Miami Beach on August 3 by COPSS president Xihong Lin. The winner [ More.. ]



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