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President’s Column: Practice what we preach. Work for what we wish for.

Xiao-Li Meng writes his final President’s Column, before handing on the gavel to the next IMS President, Susan Murphy, at JSM… It has been so long since I was quarantined [ More.. ]

May 15, 2019

President’s Column: From Statistically Significant to Significantly Statistical

IMS President Xiao-Li Meng writes another President’s Column: We statisticians have successfully—perhaps too successfully—taught everyone that the larger the size, the higher the power to lend credence to an alternative. [ More.. ]


President’s Column: The CRediT you have been asking for

Xiao-Li Meng writes, in his third President’s Column: “Where should I put my name in the author list when I write a paper with my students?” is one recurring question [ More.. ]


The world is loving us (almost surely). Can we love back, passionately?

If you’re feeling overwhelmed at the world’s new-found interest in and demand for statistics, IMS President Xiao-Li Meng has a call to arms:   “I teach statistics” used to be [ More.. ]


President Xiao-Li Meng’s Message: IMS–Younger, Broader, and Deeper

Xiao-Li Meng is the IMS President for 2018–19. He writes: No vibrant society would want as its president someone who feels entitled to the honor, or treats it as an [ More.. ]


Alison Etheridge: President’s Message

Alison Etheridge is IMS President, 2017–18. She writes: Well, that was it. Jon Wellner handed over the gavel (and I rapidly handed it back to Elyse for safe keeping). Tati [ More.. ]


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.. ]


President’s Message: Agendas and IMS

IMS President Richard Davis writes: During my one-year apprenticeship as President-elect of IMS, I was often queried about my agenda for IMS. The word “agenda” can conjure up both positive [ More.. ]



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