Surprising findings on what influences unintended pregnancy from Wise, Geronimus and Smock
Recommendations on how to reduce discrimination resulting from ban-the-box policies cite Starr's work
Brian Jacob on NAEP scores: "Michigan is the only state in the country where proficiency rates have actually declined over time."
Call for papers: Conference on computational social science, April 2017, U-M
Sioban Harlow honored with 2017 Sarah Goddard Power Award for commitment to women's health
Post-doc fellowship in computational social science for summer or fall 2017, U-Penn
ICPSR Summer Program scholarships to support training in statistics, quantitative methods, research design, and data analysis
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Church connections and health among older Mexican Americans
Spirituality and health
Hayward, Krause et al. find belief in divine control over health linked to worse health outcomes, but greater life satisfaction
Krause finds aging linked to religious involvement in most countries
Krause says having religious friends leads to gratitude, which is associated with better health
Krause awarded $8 million to study links between religion and health
Krause says optimism higher in older people who believe others are praying for them
Krause cited in Time story on biology of belief
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