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Krause says having religious friends leads to gratitude, which is associated with better health

Work by Bailey and Dynarski on growing income gap in graduation rates cited in NYT

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

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Jeff Morenoff makes Reuters' Highly Cited Researchers list for 2014

Susan Murphy named Distinguished University Professor

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Dynarski says student loan debt represents healthy investment

a PSC In The News reference, 2011

"Burden of College Loans on Graduates Grows" - New York Times. 04/11/2011.

Student loan debt now outpaces credit card debt as a growing share of students elect to go on to college and to borrow money to do so. Although this raises concerns about the burden faced by new college grads, Susan Dynarski distinguishes between good and bad debt in this NYT piece.

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