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Edin and Shaefer's book a call to action for Americans to deal with poverty

Weir says pain may underlie rise in suicide and substance-related deaths among white middle-aged Americans

Weitzman says China's one-child policy has had devastating effects on first-born daughters


MCubed opens for new round of seed funding, November 4-18

PSC News, fall 2015 now available

Barbara Anderson appointed chair of Census Scientific Advisory Committee

John Knodel honored by Thailand's Chulalongkorn University

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Daniel Eisenberg, "Healthy Minds Network: Mental Health among College-Age Populations"

students working with data

Quantitative literacy in social sciences

7/14/2010 feature story

Bill Frey, George Alter, and Lynette Hoelter are building on the success of SSDAN to launch new teaching resources for engaging undergraduates in quantitative analyses across the curriculum using simplified extracts of large data sets. Interested faculty can opt for in-person or online training covering new data sets, statistical techniques, and teaching and assessment procedures.

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George C. Alter
William H. Frey
Lynette Hoelter

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