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Programs in the Population Sciences (PiPS) offers a central point where undergraduate students interested in pursuing graduate studies or careers in the population sciences can find information and connect with others.


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March 8th, 2018 - International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day was on March 8th, giving people a chance to look at some facts about women: Women are more likely than men to be affected by mental illness. The latest Adult Psychiatric... more

43.5% of Custodial Parents Receive the Full Amount of Child Support

According the Census Bureau’s latest findings on child support, 43.5% of custodial parents receive the full amount of child support. Out of 69.3% of custodial parents that is due to receive child... more

Census Bureau on Statement on 2020 Census Race & Ethnicity Questions

As of January 26th, 2018 the Census Bureau released its new two-question format for new race and ethnicity questions. These questions will be on both the 2018 Census Test and the 2020 Census. However... more

The Census Bureau’s Introduction to the American Community Survey Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS) Files

Feb 14, 2018 Satisfy your love for data this Valentine’s Day by digging into the American Community Survey (ACS) Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS) Files. These files allow you to create custom... more

Census Business Builder—Small Business and Regional Analyst Editions: A Primer

The Census Business Builder (CBB) is a suite of services that provide selected demographic and economic data from the Census Bureau tailored to specific types of users in a simple to access and use... more