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US life expectancy still falling, Native Americans hardest hit

“With the wide availability of vaccines in the United States, there was a lot of optimism that 2021 would look better than 2020,” said co-author Ryan Masters, an associate professor of sociology and IBS Affiliate. “That did not happen. The U.S. didn’t take COVID seriously to the extent that other countries did, and we paid a

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IBS Research Development Awards

IBS and CU Population Center (CUPC) are excited to announce the winning proposals for Research Development Awards/Seed Grants. We had a total of 9 applications between the two funding calls and were able to fund almost $79,000 in awards using IBS, CUPC, and Program funds.  The IBS Research Development Awards were open to all CU faculty

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