January 22, 2021

Institute for Social Research

  1. January 11, 2021

    ‘Little Miss Flint’ to share activism lessons during MLK event

    Mari Copeny, known as “Little Miss Flint,” will speak from 2-3 p.m. Jan. 18 during the “Youth Activism: Lessons from Flint and Beyond” online presentation as part of the annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium.

  2. January 11, 2021

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the University of Michigan.

  3. December 10, 2020

    $1M gift to PSC establishes fund to support demographic training

    U-M’s Population Studies Center has received a $1 million gift from alumnus Marshall Weinberg to support a specialized demographic apprenticeship for predoctoral and postdoctoral scholars.

  4. November 23, 2020

    Majority of Detroiters unlikely to get COVID-19 vaccine

    Sixty-one percent of Detroiters say they are unlikely or very unlikely to get a government-approved COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available, according to U-M’s Detroit Metro Area Communities Study.

  5. November 2, 2020

    Obituary — Barbara Gail Murphy (Steinberg)

    Barbara Murphy of Ann Arbor, Michigan, passed away on Oct. 10, 2020, at the University of Michigan Hospital after a sudden and brief illness. Her 33-year career with U-M began in 1967.

  6. October 26, 2020

    Systems administrator captures beauty of national parks

    Joe Braun, a senior systems administrator at the Institute for Social Research, enjoys hiking and exploring, has written hiking guides for three national parks and is also a talented photographer.

  7. October 12, 2020

    Obituary — George Wieland

    George Wieland, a retired study director at the Institute for Social Research and associate research scientist at the School of Public Health, died Sept. 29, 2020, at the age of 84.

  8. September 14, 2020

    Obituary: James S. Jackson

    James S. Jackson, the Daniel Katz Distinguished University Professor Emeritus of Psychology and professor emeritus of psychology in LSA, and research professor emeritus in ISR’s Research Center for Group Dynamics, died Sept. 1.

  9. May 7, 2020

    ICPSR launches new repository for COVID-19 data

    The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research has created a new archive for data examining the social, behavioral, public health and economic impact of the coronavirus  pandemic.

  10. February 5, 2020

    Report finds gaps in access to career, technical ed programs

    A new U-M report detailing access to career and technical education programs in Michigan has found that while CTE courses are popular among high school students, there’s unequal access.