From the Desk Of: Tati Howell
First Rousseeuw Prize awarded to Causal Inference researchers James Robins and his collaborators The King Baudouin Foundation has chosen the recipients of the 2022 biennial Rousseeuw Prize for Statistics. This new scientific prize of 1 million dollars was created by Peter Rousseeuw, professor of statistics at KU Leuven, Belgium. The…

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Honorary Doctorate awarded to Grace Wahba by The Ohio State University Grace Wahba, Professor Emerita at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Science by The Ohio State University at its Spring Commencement on May 8. The degree recognizes the monumental contributions she has…

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Victor Panaretos, President-Elect of the Bernoulli Society, announced the creation of a new named lecture in honor of Sir David Cox in the May 2022 Bernoulli News: David Cox had a profound influence on our discipline and its applications. Not only through his contributions that will leave a lasting impact,…

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Bernard Silverman outlined his long involvement with IMS in his speech after the delicious banquet hosted by LSE at the London meeting: I’m very honoured to be invited here. It’s fantastic that the IMS meeting is in London, and I really hope that people are enjoying their time here. My…

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Will Eagan was one of the winners of the 2020 IMS Hannan Graduate Student Travel Award (he graduated from Purdue with his PhD in December 2020, and is now a Principal Biostatistician at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals). He wrote to share two pieces of advice he was given as a grad student:…

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