Institute for Social Research
December 10, 2020
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.
November 23, 2020
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.
November 2, 2020
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.
October 26, 2020
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.
October 12, 2020
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.
September 14, 2020
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.
May 7, 2020
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.
February 5, 2020
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.
January 22, 2020
An advisory committee is being tasked with conducting a broad search and presenting an unranked slate of recommended candidates for a new director of the Institute for Social Research.
January 20, 2020
U-M leaders at the forefront of research on the opportunities and pitfalls surrounding society’s expansive use of technology are part of the new Center for Ethics, Society, and Computing.