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Shaefer and Edin's book ($2 a Day) cited in piece on political debate over plight of impoverished Americans

Eisenberg tracks factors affecting both mental health and athletic/academic performance among college athletes

Shapiro says Americans' low spending reflects "cruel lesson" about the dangers of debt

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Susan Murphy elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Maggie Levenstein named director of ISR's Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research

Arline Geronimus receives 2016 Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award

PSC spring 2016 newsletter: Kristin Seefeldt, Brady West, newly funded projects, ISR Runs for Bob, and more

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Line graph showing widening race disparity

Widening Racial Disparity in Breast Cancer Deaths

1/15/2014 feature story

The New York Times has a great interactive visualization of the widening racial disparity in breast cancer deaths. Previously, black women had lower breast cancer mortality than whites, but it is now higher. The trend is not exactly the same across all states.

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