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Athletics, Justin Dickens

Aging successfully

The new year brings an awareness that we’re all a bit older. Aging expert Robert Kahn shares timeless wisdom, which these spirited alumni clearly know.

U-M's Ronald Inglehart -- New retirement is no retirement

To retire or not to retire?

Once upon a time, baby boomers were typecast as feckless do-nothings who cared only for sex, drugs, and rock ‘n’ roll. Lately, however, people born between 1946 and 1964 have taken on a new role: workaholic. According to a new U-M study, boomers now hitting retirement age are hanging onto their jobs like never before. In fact, some are forgetting to retire altogether.

Hidden costs of war

The hidden costs of war

A new study from the Institute for Social Research (ISR) shows ethnic political violence has a cascading effect, stimulating violence within communities, schools, peers, and families.