# Advice for Probability Graduate Students

## Online Seminars

- Columbia’s Online Seminar List
- One World Probability Seminar
- Math Seminars dot org, online seminars in all areas of math.
- Online Math Seminars, another listing for all areas of math.

## Online Conferences

- October 9 - 10, 2020
- Midwest Probability Colloquium
- Registration is mandatory.

## Opinions and Philosophy

### Life in General

- Video on the importance long-term effort.
- Jobs at Companies, from the point of view of Statistics.

### Mathematics

- Mumford The Dawning of the Age of Stochasticity
- Thurston, On Proof and Progress in Mathematics

### Avoiding Self-Delusion

- Donoho, Reproducible Research
- Feynman, Cargo Cult Science
- Freedman, Statistical Models and Shoe Leather

## General Advice

- Fan Chung’s Advice for Grad Students
- Terence Tao’s Career Advice
- Ravi Vakil’s Advice for Grad Students
- Steven Weinberg, Four Golden Lessons
- Harvard’s Guide to Graduate Study in Math.

## Online Resources

- Current Preprints
- ArXive Probability Preprints
- Download Articles (older than 1 or 2 years)
- JSTOR
- Project Euclid
- Electronic Journals
- Electronic Journal of Probability
- Probability Surveys
- Latin American J. of Prob. and Math. Stat.
- Personal Web Pages
- These are another good source of papers.

## Math Institutes

Travel is now difficult or impossible. Please click on the above link to see my list of institutes.

## In-Person Conferences

Almost all of these are canceled. Please click on the above link to see my list, which I’m still keeping current.

## Online Books

The following archives have huge numbers of wonderful math books and papers. Their status is uncertain; use them at your own discretion.

## Special Pages

- Women in Probability
- The Big Math Network, about jobs at companies.