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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 cohabitation may be keeping divorce rates steady

a PSC In The News reference, 2012

"The Case for Cohabiting" - Daily Beast. 04/18/2012.

Pamela Smock is quoted in this response to a NYT op-ed on the downsides of cohabitation. What of the op-ed claim that cohabitation can lead to a "doomed marriage"? Smock says, "Some of the most recent studies are finding no effect on the likelihood of divorce, even along racial and class lines."

Researcher:

Pamela Smock

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