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Prescott says Michigan's restrictive sex offender law hurts social reentry

Yang's work suggests Hurricane Maria will prompt increased migration from Puerto Rico to US

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U-M is the only public and non-coastal university on Forbes' top-10 list for billionaire production

ASA President Bonilla-Silva takes exception with Chief Justice Roberts' 'gobbledygook' jab

Nobel laureate Angus Deaton, David Lam, and colleagues discuss global poverty, 10/5, 4pm

James Jackson named inaugural recipient of U-M Diversity Scholar Career Award

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U-M is the only public and non-coastal university on Forbes' top-10 list for billionaire production

ASA President Bonilla-Silva takes exception with Chief Justice Roberts' 'gobbledygook' jab

Nobel laureate Angus Deaton, David Lam, and colleagues discuss global poverty, 10/5, 4pm

James Jackson named inaugural recipient of U-M Diversity Scholar Career Award

HomeLab grand opening

Pfeffer charts family wealth's impact on social advantage over multiple generations in Sweden

Pamela Smock elected to PAA Committee on Publications

Viewing the eclipse from ISR-Thompson

Paula Fomby to succeed Jennifer Barber as Associate Director of PSC

PSC community celebrates Violet Elder's retirement from PSC

Neal Krause wins GSA's Robert Kleemeier Award

MiCDA Research Fellowship - applications due July 21, 2017

U-M awarded $58 million to develop ideas for preventing and treating health problems

Bailey, Eisenberg , and Fomby promoted at PSC

Former PSC trainee Eric Chyn wins PAA's Dorothy S. Thomas Award for best paper

Celebrating departing PSC trainees

Bloome finds children raised outside stable 2-parent families more likely to become low-income adults, regardless of parents' income

Heather Ann Thompson wins Pulitzer Prize for book on Attica uprising

Lam explores dimensions of the projected 4 billion increase in world population before 2100

ISR's Nick Prieur wins UMOR award for exceptional contribution to U-M's research mission

How effectively can these nations handle outside investments in health R&D?

U-M consumer confidence index, Americans high on economic prospects for US business

Seefeldt discusses her book Abandoned Families, Wed, March 29, 4 PM, Annenberg Auditorium

U-M participants at PAA Annual Meeting, April 27-29

Heather Ann Thompson wins Bancroft Prize for History for 'Blood in the Water'

Michigan ranks in USN&WR top-10 grad schools for sociology, public health, labor economics, social policy, social psychology

Paula Lantz to speak at Women in Health Leadership Summit, March 24, 2:30-5:30 Michigan League

New site highlights research, data, and publications of Relationship Dynamics and Social Life study

Jennifer Barber on the dynamics of unintended pregnancy in early adulthood, Thurs, Mar 23, 3-4, 6050 ISR-Thompson

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

Forum to address impact of health equity and leadership on population health, Feb 10, 4-6 pm, SPH auditorium

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

ISR Next Generation Awards: Support for pre-docs and early-career researchers in the social sciences

Christine Mair on multilevel data linking in research on the social environment, social support, and well-being. Jan 25, noon, G150 AB, ISR-Perry

Workshops on EndNote, NIH reporting, and publication altmetrics, Jan 26 through Feb 7, ISR

2017 PAA Annual Meeting, April 27-29, Chicago

NIH funding opportunity: Etiology of Health Disparities and Health Advantages among Immigrant Populations (R01 and R21), open Jan 2017

Russell Sage 2017 Summer Institute in Computational Social Science, June 18-July 1. Application deadline Feb 17.

Russell Sage 2-week workshop on social science genomics, June 11-23, 2017, Santa Barbara

U-M presents Amy Goodman, Issa Rae, and Shaun King in celebration of MLK

Sioban Harlow and Carlos Mendes de Leon recognized for their work on global health

See Claudia Rankine, author of Citizen and winner of the MacArthur Award, at Rackham and ISR, Jan 16 and 17

ISR presents Junot Diaz, MIT professor and best-selling author, in celebration of MLK Day, Jan 18 at Rackham

Data visualizations chart global trends in development over two centuries

Applications due Jan 27, PRB Policy Communication Training Program for PhD students in demography, reproductive health, population health

Call for contributions to workshop on Social Media and Demographic Research, May 15, Montreal. Submissions due March 16.


Paper by Wise, Geronimus and Smock on educational attainment and unintended pregnancy selected as Editor's Choice

Savolainen wins Outstanding Contribution Award for study of how employment affects recidivism among past criminal offenders

Giving Blueday at ISR focuses on investing in the next generation of social scientists

Pfeffer and Schoeni cover the economic and social dimensions of wealth inequality in this special issue

Kravitz-Wirtz looks at racial/ethnic disparities in exposure to air pollution over two decades

Apply now for university-community funding for anti-poverty strategies in Michigan.

Gonzalez, Alter, and Dinov win NSF "Big Data Spokes" award for neuroscience network

Post-doc Melanie Wasserman wins dissertation award from Upjohn Institute

ISR kicks off DE&I initiative with lunchtime presentation: Oct 13, noon, 1430 ISR Thompson

U-M ranked #4 in USN&WR's top public universities

Michigan ranked #12 on Business Insider's list of 50 best American colleges

Presentation on multilevel modeling using Stata, July 26th, noon, 6050 ISR

Frey's new report explores how the changing US electorate could shape the next 5 presidential elections, 2016 to 2032

Overview of Michigan's advanced research computing resources, Monday, June 27, 9-10:30 am, BSRB - Kahn Auditorium

U-M's Data Science Initiative offers expanded consulting services via CSCAR

Elizabeth Bruch promoted to Associate Professor

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

AAUP reports on faculty compensation by category, affiliation, and academic rank

Health and Retirement Study Workshop, U-M Institute for Social Research, June 6-10

Panel Study of Income Dynamics Data User Workshop, ICPSR, June 13-17

Kerri Cross receives U-M Distinguished Research Administrator Award

American's Changing Lives Data Users' Workshop. U-M Institute for Social Research, July 6-8, 2016

Former PSC trainee Jason Kerwin wins PAA's 2016 Dorothy S. Thomas Award for best graduate student paper

NSF reports on changes in PhDs awarded and PhD job market, 2004-2014

U-M's grad school rankings from USN&WR

U-M & PSC Participants at PAA Annual Meeting 2016

Jean Campbell of ISR and CEW remembered

Jadhav speaks on widowhood and depression, Thurs, March 17, noon, 12-1pm, 6006 ISR

Back to the Future: Using future treatments to detect and reduce hidden bias in social science research

Michael Macy to speak on "ICPSR and the Future of Social Science," Mar. 8th, 12-1pm, 6050 ISR-Thompson

Greg Duncan to present on the impacts of child and adolescent interventions: Mar. 11, 12pm, 1430 ISR-Thompson

ISR's Don Pelz remembered

MIDAS requests proposals in health and social sciences

Call for papers: Conference on Integrating Genetics and the Social Sciences, Oct 21-22, 2016, CU-Boulder

PRB training program in policy communication for pre-docs. Application deadline, 2.28.2016


Call for proposals: PSID small grants for research on life course impacts on later life wellbeing

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

Susan Murphy to speak at U-M kickoff for data science initiative, Oct 6, Rackham

Andrew Goodman-Bacon, former trainee, wins 2015 Nevins Prize for best dissertation in economic history

Deirdre Bloome wins ASA award for work on racial inequality and intergenerational transmission

Bob Willis awarded 2015 Jacob Mincer Award for Lifetime Contributions to the Field of Labor Economics

David Lam is new director of Institute for Social Research

Elizabeth Bruch wins Robert Merton Prize for paper in analytic sociology

Elizabeth Bruch wins ASA award for paper in mathematical sociology

Spring 2015 PSC newletter available now

Olga Malkova wins 2015 Dorothy S. Thomas Award from PAA

Formal demography workshop and conference at UC Berkeley, August 17-21

Elizabeth Armstrong wins 2015 ASA Distinguished Scholarly Book Award

Siwei Cheng wins ASA Outstanding Graduate Student Paper Award

Margaret Hicken wins 2015 UROP Outstanding Research Mentor Award

U-M ranked #1 in Sociology of Population by USN&WR's "Best Graduate Schools"

PAA 2015 Annual Meeting: Preliminary program and list of UM participants

ISR addition wins LEED Gold Certification

Call for Proposals: Small Grants for Research Using PSID Data. Due March 2, 2015


Apply for 2-year NICHD Postdoctoral Fellowships that begin September 2015

PSC Fall 2014 Newsletter now available

Find an innovative interdisciplinary research collaboration at the MCubed Symposium

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

Olga Malkova wins 2014 IIPF Young Economists Award

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.


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


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


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


Accepting applications for 2011 NIA Postdoctoral Fellowships

James House appointed visiting scholar at Russell Sage Foundation

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

John Bound named George E. Johnson Collegiate Professor of Economics

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

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

Meet New PSC Director Pamela Smock

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

Sheldon Danziger named 2010 AAPSS Fellow

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

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

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


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

Bill Axinn appointed director of Survey Research Center

David Lam elected president of PAA for 2011

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


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


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