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Surprising findings on what influences unintended pregnancy from Wise, Geronimus and Smock

Recommendations on how to reduce discrimination resulting from ban-the-box policies cite Starr's work

Brian Jacob on NAEP scores: "Michigan is the only state in the country where proficiency rates have actually declined over time."

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Call for papers: Conference on computational social science, April 2017, U-M

Sioban Harlow honored with 2017 Sarah Goddard Power Award for commitment to women's health

Post-doc fellowship in computational social science for summer or fall 2017, U-Penn

ICPSR Summer Program scholarships to support training in statistics, quantitative methods, research design, and data analysis

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Mon, March 13, 2017, noon:
Rachel Best

Vicki Freedman

Freedman documents connection between neighborhood and cancer among older men and women

a PSC In The News reference, 2010

"Living in Certain Neighborhoods Increases the Chances Older Men and Women Will Develop Cancer, Study Finds" - Science Daily. 12/12/2010.

Vicki Freedman's study is the first to show that older people living in racially segregated areas with high crime rates have a much higher risk of developing cancer than do their counterparts living in less segregated, safer neighborhoods.

Researcher:

Vicki Freedman

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