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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

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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

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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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Susan Dynarski

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