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

Sheldon H. Danziger

Danziger sees vulnerability in safety net for very poor

a PSC In The News reference, 2012

"Romney remark puts focus on safety net for very poor" - USA Today. 02/02/2012.

Mitt Romney's comment that he is "not concerned about the very poor" because they are protected by safety net programs has engendered a number of criticisms. Sheldon Danziger says that the safety net is not as strong as it needs to be, especially given the economy.

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Sheldon H. Danziger

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