Two new articles from the University of Colorado Boulder’s Research Report highlights the work of two IBS researchers. The first article focuses on research conducted by Lori Hunter, Director of the CU Population Center and the Population Program. Her research highlights the sociodemographic and economic characteristics of rural America. Collaborators on this project include Myron Gutmann, Stefan Leyk, Catherine Talbot, Johannes Uhl, and Dylan Connor from Arizona State University. The second article focuses on research conducted by Allison Atteberry, an IBS fellow. Her research highlights the work schools are doing to reduce inequalities in education during the COVID-19 pandemic.