Institute for Social Research

  1. August 22, 2022

    Young adult marijuana, hallucinogen use at all-time high

    Marijuana and hallucinogen use in the past year reported by young adults 19 to 30 years old increased significantly in 2021 compared with five and 10 years ago, according to the Monitoring the Future panel study.

  2. July 15, 2022

    U-M research data series awarded $14M to study 2024 elections

    The American National Election Studies at U-M has been awarded $14 million by the National Science Foundation to conduct a study of the 2024 elections in the United States.

  3. July 12, 2022

    U-M wins statewide energy conservation competition

    U-M recently won the 2021 Michigan Battle of the Buildings’ University Division with a 22% energy reduction at the Institute for Social Research building.

  4. June 16, 2022

    University pairs with Meta to build social media data archive

    Meta, the parent company of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp, has partnered with U-M to support the Social Media Archive, which will provide access to some of the most consequential information in contemporary society.

  5. May 4, 2022

    Two faculty members elected to National Academy of Sciences

    Two U-M professors are among the most recent inductees into the National Academy of Sciences, one of the highest distinctions for a scientist or engineer in the United States.

  6. May 2, 2022

    Raising and showing horses a labor of love

    Esme Gregory, human resources assistant at the Institute for Social Research, is the defending ladies cart champion at the Haflinger and Hitch Pony Championship Series finals in Massachusetts.

  7. March 31, 2022

    One-fifth of older Americans experience food insufficiency

    More than 20% of older adults in the United States will experience food insufficiency at some point in their 60s and 70s, according to a U-M study.

  8. March 28, 2022

    E-cigarettes linked to more failed attempts to quit nicotine

    The number of adolescents who have attempted to quit e-cigarettes and failed has grown with the rapid increase of teen e-cigarette use in the past five years, according to a study by U-M researchers. 

  9. March 21, 2022

    Michigan Medicine, ISR, LSA staffers receive Candace Johnson Award

    Three staff members are being honored this year with Candace Johnson Awards, a nod to their service amid challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

  10. February 24, 2022

    Russel lecturer Donald Kinder to address democracy and prejudice

    U-M psychology and political science professor Donald Kinder will deliver the 97th Henry Russel Lecture March 14 in the Pendleton Room of the Michigan Union.