Institute for Social Research
May 6, 2019
Short news items from around the university.
April 25, 2019
U-M has released a report detailing the value of a college degree with data on how much its graduates earn over time. It provides detailed information for students and families, and a platform to help improve teaching and learning.
January 14, 2019
For the first time, Mcubed has distributed funding to faculty from all three U-M campuses, where faculty have been mapped onto a common set of disciplinary units.
December 13, 2018
The Institute for Social Research is one of three research organizations to share a $3.5 million federal grant renewal to extend the Michigan Center for Urban African American Aging Research.
October 17, 2018
With a few finger strokes or swipes on a computer or cell phone, seniors with pain can reduce the risk of depression when visiting social media sites, according to a newly published U-M study.
July 16, 2018
The National Science Foundation has selected U-M researcher Arthur Lupia to serve as the head of its Directorate for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences.
June 7, 2018
A new report from a team of U-M researchers describes a new process to safeguard the research community’s access to and management of confidential data.
May 14, 2018
Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act reduced out-of-pocket medical expenses, allowing the poorest Americans to allocate their money for other life necessities, a new U-M study shows.
February 6, 2018
The new Population Dynamics and Health Program, within the Population Studies Center at the Institute for Social Research, will be an incubator for young researchers across U-M.
January 10, 2018
James N. Morgan, an economist who created the longest-running intergenerational household survey in the world, died Jan. 8 at University of Michigan Hospital. He was 99 and lived in Ann Arbor.