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

Contents include:

  • New IMS President and Council meet
  • Members’ news: David Madigan, Rene Carmona, Michael Ludkovski, Philip Ernst, Nancy Reid
  • C.R. Rao at 100
  • COPSS Presidents’ Award interview; Call for COPSS nominations (including new COPSS Leadership Academy Award)
  • Nominate for IMS Awards
  • Breakthrough Prizes
  • World Statistics Day
  • Obituaries: Hélène Massam, Xiangrong Yin, Saul Blumenthal
  • Radu’s Rides: The Stink of Mathematical Righteousness
  • Recent papers: Annals of Statistics; Annals of Applied Statistics
  • Statistical Science Conversations
  • Propose an IMS Monograph or Textbook
  • Student Puzzle Corner 31

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