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Congratulations on New Jobs!

• Laurie Hawkins – postdoc, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory • Liz Lawrence – postdoc, Carolina Population Center, UNC • Gisella Kagy – Assistant Professor of Economics, Vassar College • Ben Domingue – Assistant Professor, Stanford University

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New Faces at IBS

• Joel Colvin – Administrative Officer • David Pyrooz – Problem Behavior, Sociology Department faculty • Jessica Green – CSPV Dissemination of LifeSkills project • Nicole Pasminski – CSPV Dissemination of LifeSkills project • Brittany Weeks – CSPV Dissemination of LifeSkills project

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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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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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Kudos — Fellowships and Student Grants

NSF GRFP : • Last year: 9 students completed the workshop and 4 received awards, including Bethany Riggles and Michael Burdis • This year: FIFTY are signed up for it! Nnenia Campbell was awarded an ASA Minority Fellowship and Federal Alliance for Same Homes Social Science Scholarship Jamie Vickery – Graduate Education Diversity Intern

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Prizes and Awards

• Sanyu Mojola – Book award: -ASA Gender Section award for Love, Money and HIV: Becoming a Modern African Woman in the Age of AIDS • Dick Jessor – Doctor of Science, honoris causa, awarded by Regents of the University of Colorado, June 2015 • Jane Menken – Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award CU 2015 •

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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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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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