The PDF version of the August 2020 IMS Bulletin is online now: click here to download the complete PDF. You can also read the articles here at

Contents include:

  • IMS Election results 2020
  • Members’ news: Michael Jordan
  • New Researcher Travel Awards, Hannan Graduate Student Travel Awards
  • COPSS statement on the Fisher Award
  • Members’ work on COVID-19
  • Bernoulli–IMS World Symposium
  • Takis Tackles: Mathematical Higher Education
  • Nominate an IMS Special Lecturer for 2022/2023
  • Scientific Legacy Project
  • Recent papers: Bayesian Analysis; Brazilian Journal of Probability and Statistics
  • Student Puzzle Corner
  • Obituaries: Thomas Liggett, Clifford Spiegelman, Kenneth Russell, Roger Farrell
  • Radu’s Rides: The Road Less Traveled
  • Norwood Award; Royal Statistical Society exchange session; Akaike Award
  • ACM/IMS journal seeks new Editors-in-Chief
  • Meetings (including new online/virtual meetings)

The deadline for the next issue is August 1, 2020 (then September 15): contact us if you want to submit an article, some news or an announcement. Email Tati Howell at