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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

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Impact of education on racial attitudes across racial/ethnic groups

5/28/2013 feature story

In this study, Geoffrey Wodtke analyzes the impact of education on negative stereotyping, perceptions of discrimination, and support for affirmative action policies among 8,800 adult whites, blacks, Hispanics, and Asians. Although education impacts awareness, it is not always associated with greater support.

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