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Groves keynote speaker at MIDAS symposium, Nov 15-16: "Big Data: Advancing Science, Changing the World"

Shaefer says drop child tax credit in favor of universal, direct investment in American children

Buchmueller breaks down partisan views on Obamacare

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Gonzalez, Alter, and Dinov win NSF "Big Data Spokes" award for neuroscience network

Post-doc Melanie Wasserman wins dissertation award from Upjohn Institute

ISR kicks off DE&I initiative with lunchtime presentation: Oct 13, noon, 1430 ISR Thompson

U-M ranked #4 in USN&WR's top public universities

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Next Brown Bag

Mon, Oct 24 at noon:
Academic innovation & the global public research university, James Hilton

Pamela Smock

Smock says notion of being engaged has become 'flexible'

a PSC In The News reference, 2013

"What Do You Call the Person You Are Probably Never Going to Marry? Your fiancé." - Slate. 10/03/2013.

In this Slate piece on the new meaning of "fiancée," Pamela Smock and colleague Wendy Manning note that couples calling themselves "engaged" may not intend to marry, but instead want to signal their committed status or the official nature of their relationship.


Pamela Smock

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