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Investigations: Stephen Stigler, Pastora San Juan Cafferty, Claudia Allen, Michael Roizen

image: Research headerStephen Stigler's new book challenges researchers to show him the numbers. The statistician argues that people, not numbers, lie. He values opinions and theories that are backed by vetted evidence.
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image: a quincunx by Francis Galton (photo by Matthew Gilson)Hispanic lessons The label "minority" is wholly inappropriate when applied to the Hispanic population in the United States, says Pastora San Juan Cafferty, a professor in the School of Social Service Administration and the Center for Latin American Studies.
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Writing plays Dubbed a "master in small--town realism" by the entertainment--industry magazine Variety, playwright Claudia Allen has been on campus this fall teaching her craft as a part-time humanities lecturer, advising students that "your life experience is what makes your stories unique because nobody else has your life."
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Growing younger In 1994, Michael Roizen met a patient in his pre-operative clinic who was being treated for elevated blood pressure.
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Citations Eve Van Cauter, Ted Cohen, Tom W. Smith, Stephanie M. Rollmann, Jack T. Iwashyna, Anil K. Kashyap, Andrew Abbott
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