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2009 GGD Graduate Mikko Myrskylä has been awarded the Jutikkala Prize by the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters on October 12, 2015. The prize is awarded to young researchers in the humanities under the age of 40, who already gained an international reputation in their research field.

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26 October 2015

A new study by Samuel Preston and Andrew Stokes just published in Obesity challenges the "obesity paradox" which in previous studies suggested that being overweight is beneficial for people with cardiovascular disease. More »

16 October 2015

Grace Kao recently joined HuffPost Live for the segment, "Why College Fails To Close The Racial Wealth Gap" to discuss (per HuffPost Live's description): "whether higher education is a great equalizer and unpack why college has a different financial impact on various minority groups."

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18 August 2015

Tukufu Zuberi has been elected the 2015 President-Elect of the Association of Black Sociologists. The mission of the Association is "to build a tradition of scholarship and service, informed by the interests of historically disenfranchised groups in general and Black/African American people in particular."

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11 August 2015

For a better insight into today's economy, Olivia Mitchell recommends a book in the Wall Street Journal.

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15 April 2015