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The annual elections are taking place for the next IMS President and six places in the IMS Council. We introduce the candidates in the March 2017 IMS Bulletin and at this link. Voting opens soon—look out for the email with your personalized link—and closes June 16.…

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We are pleased to announce the next Executive Secretary will be Edsel Peña. Edsel is a Professor in the Department of Statistics at the University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC. He will take over from Aurore Delaigle, who will have served two three-year terms, this August. The responsibilities of the…

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IMS President 2016–17 Jon A. Wellner, University of Washington, writes: History: Continuity and Discontinuity In preparing to write this article for the Bulletin, I took the opportunity to read several of the introductory articles written by previous IMS Presidents over the past 10 years. These pieces convey a wonderful sense…

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For many years, Statistical Science has published ‘Conversations’ with some of the many distinguished leaders in statistics and probability [see list, below]. These interviews are one of the most popular features of the journal. The personal opinions and experiences given in these interviews add a human touch, while also giving…

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Access to the Current Index to Statistics (CIS) <http://statindex.org> will become open to the public effective January 1, 2017. Subscription fees will no longer be charged for any user. CIS will remain open until December 31, 2019 and at that time will be shut down. After much consideration,…

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