Awards and Prizes

The Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) is a non-profit organization founded in 1971. The purpose of the AWM is to encourage women and girls to study and to have [ More.. ]

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Anirban’s Angle: Mendeléeff, Bode, and Precognition

Contributing Editor Anirban DasGupta writes: Perhaps it says something about human psychology that if a theoretical model for some problem makes predictions — better yet, sensational or bizarre predictions — which later come out [ More.. ]

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Open call for CRiSM Collaborative Workshops

Gareth Roberts writes: In 2005, the Engineering and Physical Research Council of the UK and the University of Warwick jointly funded the establishment of the Centre for Research in Statistical [ More.. ]

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COPSS Presidents’ Award: Samuel Kou

Bhramar Mukherjee, Treasurer/Secretary of the Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies, presents her profile of, and interview with, the winner of the Presidents’ Awards, Sam Kou. Congratulations to Samuel Kou, [ More.. ]

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Meeting Reports

We present reports from three IMS co-sponsored meetings that took place over the summer months: The 14th IMS Meeting of New Researchers in Statistics and Probability Ery Arias-Castro reports: The [ More.. ]

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Terence’s Stuff: Quitting

This “Piled Higher and Deeper” comic strip by Jorge Cham seems apposite: “Piled Higher and Deeper” by Jorge Cham: www.phdcomics.com No-one wants to be seen as a quitter. And none [ More.. ]

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World Congress reviewed

  Elvan Ceyhan and Mine Çağlar were co-chairs of the Local Organizing Committee for the Eighth World Congress in Probability and Statistics, location of the 2012 IMS Annual Meeting. They [ More.. ]

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Members’ News: September 2012

Featuring news items about Howell Tong, Mir Masoom Ali, Jianqing Fan, Ker-Chau Li, Ray Carroll, Nancy Flournoy, Fritz Scheuren, Marvin Zelen, William Meeker, Jim Landwehr, Linda Young

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IMS Presidential Address: Raising the Profile of Probability and Statistics

One of the final acts of the outgoing IMS President is to deliver the Address at the IMS annual meeting. Ruth Williams, who is now Past-President, delivered this at the [ More.. ]

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World Congress: a view from Nigeria

Dr. Ezra Gayawan is a Lecturer in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at Redeemer’s University in Nigeria. In this article, he shares some of his personal experience of attending the [ More.. ]

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President’s Welcome: Hans Rudolf Künsch

The new IMS President for 2012-2013, Hans R. Künsch, writes: I took over as president in July at the World Congress, and I have been quite busy since then in [ More.. ]

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2012 COPSS Awards (and 2013 Nominations)

Bhramar Mukherjee, COPSS Treasurer/Secretary, reports on the Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies (COPSS) annual awards, presented at JSM. The call for nominations for next year’s awards is below. We’ll [ More.. ]

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How to give a 25-minute talk (Second Edition)

Giving a talk is a key skill. Hone it, and you will earn thanks from Rick Durrett, and all your future audiences.

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NSF Graduate Research Fellowship: apply now

Many students getting ready to graduate with their baccalaureate degrees contemplate graduate studies or plan to continue their education. One of the major obstacles can be funding: students who have [ More.. ]

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Report: New Statistical Methods for Next Generation Sequencing Data

Dan Nettleton, Laurence H. Baker Endowed Chair in Biological Statistics and Professor in the Department of Statistics at Iowa State University, co-organized this conference in May that was co-sponsored by [ More.. ]

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