New and Renewed Grants

• Liesel Ritchie (2!) • Fernando Riosmena • Rick Rogers • Terry McCabe • Courtney Welton-Mitchel • Bruce Goldstein • David Pyrooz • Kathleen Tierney • Fred Pampel – Renewal of CUPC Grant • Kathleen Tierney – Renewal of the Hazards Center grant

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Upcoming Book Publications

• Dick Jessor – Contract with Springer for 3 volume collected works • Kathleen Tierney – Book and review in Science • Mike Radelet – new book The Death Penalty in Colorado, 1859-2015 • Andrei Rogers – Book on Multistate Analysis

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Suicide Methods Linked to Drugs

“The postmortem presence of opiates was associated with a 92 percent increase in the odds of suicide by firearm relative to the odds of suicide by hanging,” says study co-author Jason Boardman, director of the Health and Society Program at the Institute of Behavioral Science, and a professor in the Department of Sociology.

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John O’Loughlin Recieves Award from Russian Geographical Society

John O'Loughlin was presented the highest research award of the Russian Geographical Society. The award was presented to Johno by Minister of Defense Shoigu, president of the Society. Below is a link to a youtube of the presentation. http://thewikihow.com/russia24/51468-shoygu-nagradil-uchenyih-v-chest-yubileya-rgo-novosti-rossiya-24-segodnya

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Kathleen Tierney and Lori Hunter Co-Author Chapter on Climate Change

Kathleen Tierney and Lori Hunter are authors of a key chapter on adaptation to climate change in a new book on climage change and society.  Their chapter is: Chapter 6: Adaptation to Climate Change. JoAnn Carmin, Kathleen Tierney, Eric Chu, Lori M. Hunter, J. Timmons Roberts, and Linda Shi There’s a hashtag for the book

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New Research and Trends in Capital Punishment

A lot has changed in the 35 years since Dr. Michael Radelet, an IBS researcher and sociology professor at CU-Boulder, started studying the death penalty. For starters, 80 percent of Americans supported the death penalty in 1980, he said. Today, polling has shown that more than half of Americans favor life in prison without parole over capital punishment.

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