Student Puzzle Corner 20

Following “guest puzzler” Stanislav Volkov’s rotating wheel probability puzzle (solution below), Anirban DasGupta sets a statistics puzzle: This is one of those quick-and-dirty methods, popularized by John Tukey, one that [ More.. ]

Feb 16, 2018

IMS Elections 2018: meet the candidates

The IMS Elections this year are for the IMS President and five places on Council. The nominees are: For IMS President: Susan Murphy For IMS Council: Vivek S. Borkar Vanja [ More.. ]


National Academy of Medicine’s new member

The US National Academy of Medicine (NAM) has announced the election of 70 regular members and 10 international members. Among them is Nicholas Patrick Jewell, University of California, Berkeley. Election [ More.. ]


American Association for the Advancement of Science announces 2017 Fellows

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has awarded the distinction of Fellow to 396 of its members for 2017 in recognition of their contributions to science and [ More.. ]


ICM 2018 Plenary Speakers Lawler, Jordan

The International Congress of Mathematicians 2018 (ICM 2018) takes place August 1–9, 2018, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (see The organizing committee have announced 21 plenary lectures, among which [ More.. ]


Celebration of 2017 World Statistics Day at Ball State University

On October 26, Ball State University Statistics Group celebrated the 2017 United Nations World Statistics Day. The Colloquium Speaker was Dr. Mir Masoom Ali, the George and Frances Ball Distinguished [ More.. ]


New editors for co-sponsored IMS journals

We announce the new editors of three of our co-sponsored journals. Andreas Kyprianou will take over as editor of the Electronic Journal of Probability (from January 1, 2018 for three [ More.. ]


OECD releases Guidelines

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has released two new publications: Guidelines on Measuring Trust and Guidelines on Measuring the Quality of the Work Environment. Trust, at the interpersonal [ More.. ]


Takis Tackles: Mathematical Education

Introducing Takis Konstantopoulos, one of our Contributing Editors. Takis did his basic studies at NTUA in Greece where he learned a lot about many subjects (“from complex analysis to quantum [ More.. ]


IMS Special Invited Lecturers in 2018

Coming up in 2018, we have a number of special lectures at IMS sponsored and co-sponsored meetings. Most of these will be delivered at the IMS Annual Meeting in Vilnius, [ More.. ]


New IMS Textbook: Lectures on the Poisson Process

IMS Textbooks: Lectures on the Poisson Process Günter Last, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, and Mathew Penrose, University of Bath The Poisson process, a core object in modern probability, enjoys a [ More.. ]

Dec 16, 2017

Obituary: Ronald K. Getoor 1929–2017

  Ronald Kay Getoor, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Mathematics at the University of California, San Diego, died peacefully at his home on October 28, 2017. He was 88. [ More.. ]


IMS Awards: Nominate or apply now!

Nominate for Carver Award or Fellowship The Carver Medal was created by the IMS in honor of Harry C. Carver, for exceptional service specifically to the IMS. It is open [ More.. ]


Bernoulli Society New Researcher Award

The Bernoulli Society welcomes submissions to the New Researcher Award. Each awardee will deliver a 30-minute talk during the ISI World Congress in Malaysia in 2019 (August 18–23, 2019, in [ More.. ]


IMS Travel Awards: apply now

As we previously announced, the IMS has created a new category of travel award, aimed at graduate students who wish to attend an IMS sponsored or co-sponsored meeting. The IMS [ More.. ]



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