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Smock discusses the "new American family" on NPR

Pfeffer and colleagues re-examine impacts of community college attendance

Frey explains the minority-majority remapping of America

Highlights

Apply for 2-year NICHD Postdoctoral Fellowships that begin September 2015

PSC Fall 2014 Newsletter now available

Martha Bailey and Nicolas Duquette win Cole Prize for article on War on Poverty

Michigan's graduate sociology program tied for 4th with Stanford in USN&WR rankings

Next Brown Bag

Monday, Dec 1
Linda Waite, Health & Well-Being of Adults over 60

Sarah Burgard

Burgard discusses the real night shift in Post story

a PSC In The News reference, 2011

"Women are more likely than men to give up sleep to care for children and others" - Washington Post. 02/15/2011.

In this piece, Sarah Burgard reports on her findings that women are 2.5 times as likely as men to interrupt their sleep to care for others during the night. And this is true, says Burgard, regardless of a woman's breadwinning status in her relationship.

Researcher:

Sarah Burgard

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