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Linda Burton, dean of the social sciences and a professor of sociology, examines poverty from a worldwide, interdisciplinary perspective.

Did you know the United Kingdom is one of the most generous countries in the world when it comes to aid for global health and development?

Psychological characteristics link genes with upward social mobility, according to data collected from almost 1000 individuals over four decades.
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Every office has experienced it. One person contracts a cold, and before you know it the entire group is coughing and reaching for the tissues.
The Carolina-Duke rivalry is arguably one of the greatest, but when it comes to academics, the two are often close collaborators and good friends. Only ten miles apart, faculty often share expertise and research with one another (despite what shade of blue they think is best).
Rough Childhoods Have Ripple Effects for Baboons Unhealthy lifestyle, medical care only partly to blame for similar trends in humans.

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Bryce Bartlett, a PhD candidate in sociology and trainee in the demography of aging, along with his coauthor, Cyrus Schliefer received an award at the Population Association of America's 2016 annual meeting for their poster: "