Highlights: Announcements, Honors, Awards

2018

Kowalski elected to the Board of Directors of the American Society of Health Economists (ASHEcon)

Congratulations to Martha Bailey on being elected to the Executive Committee of the American Economics Association

Michigan Research Experts intended to foster collaboration among U-M health, medical, and life scientists

Achyuta Adhvaryu wins CEW+ award for his work furthering economic opportunities for women

Faculty Small Grants from the Population Dynamics and Health Program (PDHP): Call For Applications

8-week Data Incubator training program prepares grad students, postdocs, faculty for industry careers as data scientists

PRB launches 2018 WPD site with focus on changing age structures across the globe and historical time

Owen-Smith's new book on the public value of research universities

Clarke co-leads new U-M rehabilitation research and training center

Frey's new edition analyzes latest demographic trends in US

Johnson on measuring poverty

Raghunathan's new book incorporates practical guidance and analytic resources for using multiple imputation to address missing data problems

Social Science One making available data that "may rival the total amount that currently exists in the social sciences"

West et al. examine HS seniors' nonmedical use of prescription stimulants to boost study

Bobbi Low retires

Seefeldt promoted to associate professor of social work, associate professor of public policy

Student volunteers needed for IAPHS Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, Oct 3-5. Register July 23.

Martha Bailey elected to the Board of Officers of the Society of Labor Economists

Charlie Brown elected to the Board of Officers of the Society of Labor Economists

Former PSC trainee Patrick Kline wins SOLE's Sherwin Rosen Prize for "Outstanding Contributions in the Field of Labor Economics"

Call for Papers: PSID User Conference 2018: Child Wellbeing and Outcomes. Due June 4.

West, Axinn and Schouten present case studies in responsive survey design research in 1-day workshop

TODAY: Check out PSC presentations and sessions at PAA on Saturday

Former PSC trainee and econ student Bryan Stuart wins Dorothy S Thomas Award at PAA

PRB's new site highlights NICHD-funded Population Dynamics Research

Celebrating the accomplishments of departing PSC trainees

'ISR Runs for Bob' team at Twinkie Run, 4/22/2018

U-M participants at 2018 PAA Annual Meeting

Live coverage of former Census director on crucial issues surrounding Census 2020. TODAY 2 pm.

PDHP invites applications for Faculty Small Grants in support of population science

ISR seeking applicants for new Community Guides program

Applications due TODAY for New Investigator Mentoring Program

PRB policy communication training for pre-docs extends application deadline to March 12

Apply by 2/23 for Weinberg Population, Development & Climate Change funding

Needham, Hicken, Mitchell and colleagues link maternal social disadvantage and newborn telomere length

PSC brown bag today, noon, 1430 ISR-Thompson. Wendy Manning on family complexity.

New Investigator Mentoring Program. Applications due Mar 1

PSC launches new program to support population scientists across U-M

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation health leadership development programs accepting applications

AA named 2018 Best Place to Live in America (out of 100 cities)

Remembering Jim Morgan, founding member of ISR and creator of the PSID

1/10/18: ISR panel on effects of gentrification on inequality

1/17/18: ISR screening and discussion of documentary "Class Divide" at Michigan Theater

2017

On Giving Blue Day, help support the next generation through the PSC Alumni Grad Student Support Fund or ISR's Next Gen Fund

Bailey et al. find higher income among children whose parents had access to federal family planning programs in the 1960s and 70s

Live Stream NOW: 'Impact on Inequality' - bicentennial celebration of U-M's social sciences

Nov 9, Rackham: David Lam helps kick off Bicentennial Symposium on UM's past, present, future social science research

U-M's campus climate survey results discussed in CHE story

U-M honors James Jackson's groundbreaking work on how race impacts the health of black Americans

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

Sioban Harlow wins 2017-2018 Fulbright Scholar grant

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.

2016

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

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