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American National Election Studies receives $10 million in federal funding

[ 18 Sep 2014 ]

ANN ARBOR—The National Science Foundation has awarded $10.23 million to researchers at the University of Michigan and Stanford University to conduct a series of surveys on political participation and vote choice in the 2016 presidential election. The project is part…

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Happy Wife, Happy Life: New study finds some truth for older couples

[ 9 Sep 2014 ]

ANN ARBOR—A husband who’s unhappy with his marriage is still likely to be happy with his life—if his wife gives their marriage high marks, a new study shows. “Older husbands and wives in better marriages are more satisfied with their…