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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

Jerald Bachman

Latest MTF survey results: pot and K2 use up, alcohol and cigarette use down among teens

a PSC In The News reference, 2011

"Teens Smoking Fewer Cigarettes, More Marijuana" - WebMD. 12/14/2011.

The results of the 2011 Monitoring the Future survey show a rise in teen use of marijuana and synthetic marijuana (eg, K2) and a continued decline in alcohol use. The proportion of teens reporting any illicit drug use, which has been rising very gradually in the past several years, reached 50 percent.

Researchers:

Jerald Bachman
Patrick M. O'Malley
John E. Schulenberg

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