# Advice for Probability Graduate Students

## Online Probability Seminar Series

## Colloquia-Style Online Talks

For a while I’ve been looking for a “One World Colloquium”. I recommend the Matrix Institute series, as well as the International Congress online talks.

## Online Seminar and Conference Lists

- Math Seminars dot org, online seminars in all areas of math.
- Online Math Seminars, another listing for all areas of math.
- Bernoulli Society list of conferences

## Conferences

## Summer Schools

## Math Institutes

## 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
- Another good way to find papers.

## Opinions and Philosophy

### Life in General

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

### Mathematics

- Weinan E, The Dawning of a New Era in Applied Mathematics
- Mumford, The Dawning of the Age of Stochasticity
- Serre, How to Write Mathematics Badly
- 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 Books

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

## Special Pages

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