- Studying how COVID-19 has Impacted Migrants is Focus of New MSU Sociology led Research - Dr. Soma Chaudhuri, associate sociology professor, leads a team studying how COVID 19 effects migrants. Her work is noted in a report from the MSU College of Social Science, home also to IPPSR.
- The Idea Gap in Pink and Black - MSU Economist Lisa Cook, IPPSR Faculty Affiliate, discusses her new research finding that women don’t seem to appear on patents as much as others do. African-Americans appear even less. She shared her findings in an MSU Faculty Conversation.
- Smaller Percentage of Nursing Home Residents Died of Covid-19 in Michigan than National Average - Marianne Udow-Phillips, Founding Executive Director, Center for Research and Health Transformation at the University of Michigan, details findings from a new report from her organization. She will speak at an upcoming IPPSR Health Policy Issues Group session.
- Critical Questions: Criminal Justice and Police Training - IPPSR’s first fall Public Policy Forum, upcoming September 23, will focus on best practices in police hiring and training as health issues like COVID-19 can involve criminal justice agencies. The public can register for the Forum here.
- Crain’s Detroit Business 40 Under 40 List - Michigan Political Leadership Program congratulations are in order! MPLP Alum Jordan Acker (Class of 2015) and Charity Dean (2015) appear on Crain’s Detroit Business’ 40 Under 40 List.
- Michigan School Reopening Decisions More Related to Partisan Politics than to COVID-19 Threat - IPPSR Director Matt Grossmann and IPPSR Affiliate Faculty Sarah Reckhow, graduate program director in MSU’s Political Science Department, analyze new school data showing Michigan school reopening decisions appear to be more related to partisan politics than to COVID-19.
- From saliva to sewers - MSU researchers use innovative methods to fight COVID-19: Jack Lipton, chair of the College of Human Medicine’s Department of Translational Neuroscience, has found a way to use saliva to test large sample sizes for Covid-19. He was a speaker in a recent IPPSR Health Policy Issues Group session.