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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

Johnston says marijuana use by college students highest in 30 years

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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

Jeff Morenoff makes Reuters' Highly Cited Researchers list for 2014

Susan Murphy named Distinguished University Professor

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Monday, Sep 22
Paula Fomby (Michigan), Family Complexity, Siblings, and Children's Aggressive Behavior at School Entry

Pamela Smock

Smock says rising age of marriage in U.S. reflects new family formation trends

a PSC In The News reference, 2011

"Census: South, West lead US in marriages, divorces" - Forbes. 08/25/2011.

Pamela Smock comments on Census Bureau findings that the median age of first marriage has risen significantly in the U.S. over the past 40 years. She attributes the increase to changing family formation behaviors, including cohabitation.

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Pamela Smock

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