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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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2014

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

Sarah Burgard and former PSC trainee Jennifer Ailshire win ASA award for paper

James Jackson to be appointed to NSF's National Science Board

ISR's program in Society, Population, and Environment (SPE) focuses on social change and social issues worldwide.

McEniry and Schoeni host Conference on Long-run Impacts of Early Life Events

ISR seminar on developments in household panel surveys, May 22

PSC trainees gather to celebrate their next moves

NIH announces new policy for resubmissions (4/17/14)

2014 PAA Annual Meeting, May 1-3, Boston

PSC newsletter spring 2014 issue now available

Raghunathan appointed director of Survey Research Center

Kusunoki wins faculty seed grant award from Institute for Research on Women and Gender

USN&WR ranks Michigan among best in nation for graduate education in sociology, public health, economics

ICPD Report shows international progress and acute challenges for women's rights and well-being

Martha Bailey and Brad Hershbein win 2013 IZA Young Labor Economist Award

Applications for the 2014 PSC small grants program are due by Friday, January 31, 2014.

2013

New ISR center to advance research methods linking biological and social science data

Conference on complex systems and population health, Feb 24-25

Remembering Suzanne Bianchi

PSC trainees on the job market

Arline Geronimus elected to Institute of Medicine, 2013

PSC researchers and trainees: Acknowledging grant support in publications and presentations

Susan Murphy named MacArthur Fellow, 2013

Arline Geronimus and Colter Mitchell featured in AJPH issue on society, genetics, and health

Jeffrey Morenoff appointed PSC director

Martha Bailey wins U-M teaching award

Trainees Nelson Saldaña, Sarah Seelye and Ellen Compernolle awarded PSC grants

Arline Geronimus wins Excellence in Research Award from School of Public Health

Yu Xie gives DBASSE's David Lecture April 30, 2013 on "Is American Science in Decline?"

U-M grad programs do well in latest USN&WR "Best" rankings

Pre-proposals for MiCDA Pilot Grant funding due March 15, 2013

Bound presents PAA-sponsored seminar at GAO on data needs for research on immigrant labor and the economy

PSC participation at PAA 2013

Application for Weinberg Fellowship in Population, Development, and Climate Change due February 25

Sheldon Danziger named president of Russell Sage Foundation

Lauren Nicholas elected to the National Academy of Social Insurance

PSC Small Grants announcement issued with proposal deadline of 1/31/2013

2012

Harding to speak at Science Café on 'Race and the Legal System,' Feb 27.

Philippa Clarke, Susan Murphy, and Yu Xie awarded MCubed funding

Smock named editor of PAA’s flagship journal, Demography

Sheldon Danziger named to Census Bureau advisory committee

Dan Brown to discuss effects of climate change on Great Lakes region, Science Café, Oct 10.

PSC trainee Douglas-Siegel awarded NIJ research fellowship

PSC Pilot Grants available for 2013. Applications due Oct 19.

Dave Harding wins book award for Living the Drama

Narayan Sastry elected to PAA Board of Directors

Tanya Byker awarded Hewlett Foundation-IIE fellowship

PSID and SRC host conference, 'Inequality across Multiple Generations,' Sept 13-14, 2012

Six local women partnered with A2A3 break record for English Channel swim

ISR's $29 million building addition approved by U-M Regents

Nicholas, Langa, Iwashyna, and Weir win award for JAMA paper

James House named Henry Russel Lecturer for 2013 by U-M Regents

Krysan, Couper, Farley and Forman receive ASA award for AJS article

Monitoring the Future study receives $35 million in funding from NIH for next 5 years

Mary Beth Ofstedal wins U-M Research Faculty Achievement Award

Weinberg Fellow Nolte walks fine line between ecological and social issues

Martha Bailey winner of 2011 IPUMS Research Award

Research Professor position in international family demography, PSC/SRC

Pamela Smock elected president of the Association of Population Centers

Elisha Renne awarded Guggenheim Fellowship for African studies

Bob Groves leaving Census Bureau for Georgetown University

Jeroen Spijker is PSC resident April and May

Health and Retirement Study adds genetic data to NIH database

Michigan participation at PAA Annual Meeting, San Francisco, May 3-5, 2012

Michigan ranked 7th in Times Higher Education list of world's top social science universities

Michigan's grad program in sociology ranked 3rd on USN&WR "best of" list

Spatial Analysis in the Social Sciences seminars scheduled monthly, Feb - May, 2012

Jennifer Barber awarded William T. Grant Foundation Distinguished Fellowship

Myron Gutmann named AAAS Fellow

Brian Jacob and Susan Dynarski named among most influential education scholars in Education Week

Fred Conrad appointed director U-M Program in Survey Methodology

2011

David Lam to lead European research program studying labor markets of poor countries

David Lam participates in Hopkins' symposium on the meaning of the 7 billionth human

Applications being accepted for the Marshall Weinberg Fellowship on Population, Development and Climate Change. Deadline Sept 30

Barbara Anderson appointed to the Census Bureau's Scientific Advisory Committee

Pamela Smock elected to PAA Board of Directors

George Alter appointed Director, ICPSR

Bob Groves elected to National Academy of Sciences

Arland Thornton receives 2011 Taeuber Award

Ronald Inglehart awarded 2011 Johan Skytte Prize

PSC Reseachers at the Population Association of America 2011 Annual Meeting

Dan Brown on first project funded by U-M Social Sciences Annual Institute

2010

Accepting applications for 2011 NIA Postdoctoral Fellowships

James House appointed visiting scholar at Russell Sage Foundation

John Bound named George E. Johnson Collegiate Professor of Economics

Myron Gutmann honored by Library of Congress as "Digital Preservation Pioneer"

David Lam says African scholar Geegbae's visit to U.S. has two-way importance

Half-day SIPP Analytic Research Conference, Sept 27, 6080 ISR

Catalog of ISR publications, 1945-1994 now available online

Helen Levy appointed to position at Council of Economic Advisers

ASA report advises new PhDs in sociology: look at research, applied, and policy positions outside academia

Dave Harding receives Henry Russel Award for 2011

Knodel and Lam lead the new Research Network on AIDS and Older Persons in Africa and Asia

Bob Groves reports on status of Census 2010, July 16

Teresa Sullivan named to national committee on state and future of American research university

PSID on NSF's "Sensational 60" list of major scientific advances

Sheldon Danziger named 2010 AAPSS Fellow

Sarah Burgard and Shige Song win ASA's 2010 Distinguished Sociology of Population Paper Award

Philippa Clarke elected Fellow, Gerontological Society of America, 2010

Dean Yang wins Award for Excellence in Science and Technology Education, Philippine Development Foundation, USA, 2010

Nathalie Williams wins Distinguished Dissertation Award

Bridget Lavelle's poster a winner at 2010 PAA

Bob Groves elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Sasha Killewald and Margaret Gough win PAA's Dorothy Thomas Award

ISR awards winners in U-M census video ad contest

ISR announces Census video contest winners

Michael Elliott wins 2010 Washington Statistical Society's Gertrude M. Cox Award

NIH awards $14.8 stimulus grant to ISR for expansion and renovation

PSC participates at 2010 PAA Annual Meeting

Barbara Anderson to give Freedman inaugural lecture, Feb 9, 4:10 pm, Alumni Center Founders Room

Meet New PSC Director Pamela Smock

ISR-sponsored Census Ad Contest takes on low student response rates

Teresa Sullivan elected first female president of U-Va

George Alter appointed president for 2010-2011, Social Science History Association

David Lam appointed Chair, NSF International Advisory Board for IPUMS

2009

Daniel Brown named AAAS fellow for work linking landscape patterns with ecological and social processes

"It's in Our Hands": New Census Bureau site promotes participation in 2010 Census

Applications for PSC small grants due by Jan 15, 2010

George Alter elected vice-president of the Social Science History Association

Richard Cohn, PSC alum, remembered. Obit

Postdoctoral Fellowships sponsored by NICHD and NIA available in 2010

Jacquelynne Eccles awarded U-M Distinguished University Professorship

Bob Schoeni recognized with U-M Research Faculty Achievement Award

Amos Hawley, pioneer in Human Ecology, dies at 98

David Lam elected president of PAA for 2011

Bill Axinn appointed director of Survey Research Center

Myron Gutmann to head NSF's Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences

Now accepting applications for Census 2010 Data Boot Camp for Journalists

Robert Willis receives 2009 Distinguished Alumni Award, U Washington's Dept. of Economics

ISR celebrates 60th anniversary June 19

Sarah Burgard receives U-M Excellence in Education Award for Undergraduate Teaching, 2009

Bob Willis given Distinguished Alumni Award, Dept. of Economics, Univ. of Washington, 2009

Yu Xie elected to National Academy of Sciences

Ronald Inglehart named to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Yu Xie to give Distinguished University Professorship Lecture on April 1, 4 pm at Rackham Amphitheatre.

PSC participants at PAA Annual Meeting, 2009

Aging in Developing Countries Network site launched

Lauren Nicholas wins 2009 Heinz Dissertation Award from NASI

James House receives ASA award for contributions to study of mental health

Martha Bailey awarded 2009 CESifo Distinguished Research Affiliate Award

Lauren Nicholas receives Regula Herzog Young Investigators Award

Paul Rhode wins 2009 AAEA award for Quality of Research Discovery

2008

Robert Schoeni shares Heidelberg Club International award for significant contributions to the field of gerontology

Barbara Anderson honored with Regents Award for Distinguished Public Service

Mark Padilla awarded Ruth Benedict Prize for book on HIV/AIDS and Caribbean male sex industry

The Impact of HIV/AIDS on Older Persons in Africa and Asia, a conference, November 7-8, 2008

NICHD & NIA Postdoctoral Fellowship applications being accepted for 2009 positions at PSC.

James House awarded Distinguished University Professorship

Thornton, Axinn, and Xie's book Marriage and Cohabitation wins 2008 ASA Outstanding Publication Award

Pamela Smock named Chair, NICHD's Population Sciences Subcommittee Study Section

Dean Yang wins 2008 Excellence in Refereeing Award, American Economic Review

Mick Couper receives AAPOR Warren Mitofsky Innovators Award for development of Paradata

George Alter coordinates the Michigan Historical Demography Workshop

Conrad Kottak elected to National Academy of Sciences

Yu Xie wins PAA's 2008 Clifford C Clogg Award

Sheldon Danziger named 2008 Guggenheim Fellow

Paul C Johnson named 2008 Guggenheim Fellow

New PSC blog provides news on recent publications, funding, media stories, events

PSC participation at PAA: Description and schedule for papers, posters, discussions

Robert Groves and Mick Couper win the 2008 AAPOR Book Award

Ron Lesthaeghe elected 2008 IUSSP Laureate

Marshall Weinberg Research Fellowships awarded to Hwang, Xie, Mu, Grieger

Graduate travel fellowships available from Global Health Research and Training Initiative (GHRT)

Predissertation travel fellowship available from Institute for Research on Women and Gender (IRWG)

Remote statistical consulting appointments now available from CSCAR

2007

Ron Freedman remembered

Postdoctoral Fellowship applications now being accepted for NICHD and NIA positions at PSC

Arland Thornton wins ASA's 2007 William Goode Book Award for Reading History Sideways

UM-GHRT/OVPR Faculty Seed Grant applications due October 15, 2007

IRWG Gender and Global Health faculty seed grant applications due October 15, 2007

Yasamin Kusunoki received the 2007 Dean's Outstanding Student Award School, School of Public Health, UCLA

Yu Xie selected as Distinguished University Professor

Mansoor Moaddel’s Islamic Modernism, Nationalism, and Fundamentalism wins 2007 Distinguished Book Award

William Axinn elected to Nominating Committee of the Population Association of America

David Weir elected to Board of Directors of the Population Association of America

Elizabeth Bruch’s AJS article on neighborhood choice and change wins 3 awards for scholarly excellence

Mick Couper elected Fellow, American Statistical Association, 2007

Dean Yang wins Excellence Award in Global Economic Affairs, Kiel Institute for the World Economy, 2007

Robert Willis elected President, Society of Labor Economists

James House elected to National Academy of Sciences

John Bound and Frank Stafford elected Fellows of Society of Labor Economists

Eva Mueller’s Life’s Work Celebrated

Pamela Smock appointed Assoc VP for Research, Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Michigan’s OVPR

James House receives ASA's Cooley-Mead Award

David Harding elected Fellow, Center for the Study of Poverty and Inequality, Stanford University, 2007-2011

2006

Arline Geronimus awarded fellowship, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, 2007-2008

John Bound awarded fellowship, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, 2007-2008

Albert Hermalin Honored by Global Health community

Global Health Research and Training Initiative web site launched by Harlow et al.

Raj Arunachalam receives Journal of Development Economics Award, 2006

Knodel and colleagues find older-age parents in Cambodia extensively involved in care of adult children with AIDS

Jianguo (Jack) Liu named 2006 Guggenheim fellow

Thornton's Reading History Sideways generates exchange

As immigration escalates in new U.S. locales, Frey sees heightened public interest

2005

Ron Lesthaeghe receives Ernest-John Solvay prize

Felicia LeClere joins NICHD's Population Sciences Subcommittee Study Section

Ren Farley receives MSA Award

Sheldon Danziger named Distinguished U Professor

Pam Smock joins NICHD's Population Sciences Subcommittee Study Section

How to Get Funding from NICHD

James Lee's latest book wins ASA Award

Myron Gutmann accepts COSSA Presidency

2004

John Bound named Fellow of the Econometric Society

Yu Xie elected to Academia Sinica

Ren Farley joins NIH's Social Sciences and Population Studies Study Section

Jeff Morenoff wins Ruth Shonle Cavan Young Scholar Award

James Lee awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

Yu Xie elected as a Fellow to the AAAS

Bob Willis elected president of the Society for Labor Economics Meetings

Benjamin Keys awarded Jacob K. Javits Fellowship

2003

Extract Web interface introduced by PSC Census 2000 support

Zeng, Thomas, receive Weinberg Fellowships

2002

PSC Celebrates 2002 Freedman and Hermalin Endowment Awards

Danziger and Featherman at local book signing

Smock named associate director of ISR

Comparative Study of Aging and Health in Asia (AHA) is now underway at PSC and has posted a new web site.

Yu Xie wins Guggenheim Fellowship Award

Robert Willis receives Mindel Sheps Award

Ronald Freedman awarded IUSSP 2002 Laureate

John Knodel elected PAA vice-president for 2002

2001

Arland Thornton wins NICHD Merit Award, 2001

Ren Farley wins PAA 2001 Robert P. Lapham Award

Institute for Social Research MLK 2001 Event: Collecting and Interpreting Race and Ethnicity Data: Census 2000 and Beyond

Eva Mueller honored with 2001 Carolyn Shaw Bell Award

PSC remembers Deborah Selin Freedman, 1918-2001

Arland Thornton elected PAA president for 2001

2000

Obituary for Lee A. Lillard III, 1943-2000

Win Brown receives APHA award, 2000

PSC Reunion 2000: a major reunion and retirement celebration for Al Hermalin

Ted Mouw wins 2000 Dorothy Thomas Award

1999

The World at 6 Billion: Where Do We Go From Here?