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Xuming He, University of Michigan, will serve as President-Elect (2021–23) of the International Statistical Institute (ISI): https://www.isi-web.org/news-featured/20332-2020-isi-officers-elections. The ISI, formally established in 1885, is a non-profit, non-government organization and has had consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations since 1949.…

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Contributing Editor Radu Craiu offers some words of advice: Nothing is more random than love. Its asymptotic properties are far from well understood, its underlying processes are certainly not stable and their convergence at best questionable. It is no surprise then that there are important advantages in love provided by…

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A Time for Reflection and Reinvigoration IMS President Regina Liu reports on recent developments, and outlines some exciting new initiatives: It has been a year of stress and anxiety, with the pandemic overshadowing all aspects of our lives. We have all continued to adapt, from the initial struggles to the…

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The PDF version of the March 2021 IMS Bulletin is online now: click here to download the complete PDF. You can also read the articles here at https://imstat.org/news/ Contents include: William Benter Prize: Michael Waterman Members’ news: Peter Bickel, Sara Venkatraman, Robert Tumasian, Joshua Tebbs, James O’Malley

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Jianqing Fan is Frederick L. Moore Professor of Finance, Professor of Operations Research and Financial Engineering, Former Chairman of Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering and Director of Committee of Statistical Studies at Princeton University, where he directs both statistics and financial econometrics labs. After receiving his PhD from…

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