Topic: Beauty

Beauty and the 2012 presidential race

March 26, 2012
The consequences of Romney's proposed minimum wage hike

Economics Professor Daniel Hamermesh explains why beauty in politics matters less and less the more important the race is.

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Beautiful People Are Happier, Economists Find

March 29, 2011

Good-looking people are generally happier than their plain looking or unattractive counterparts, largely because of the higher salaries, other economic benefits and more successful spouses that come with beauty, according to new research from economists at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Feminist Scholar Naomi Wolf Challenges Unrealistic Standards of Beauty at Symposium

Jan. 30, 2008

EVENT: Naomi Wolf, leading feminist scholar and bestselling author of "The Beauty Myth," will be the keynote speaker at the "Defining Beauty" symposium, sponsored by the Center for Women's and Gender Studies at The University of Texas at Austin, the Woodhull Institute for Ethical Leadership and Dove's Campaign for Real Beauty. Wolf will discuss "Beauty and Self-Esteem in Society: Freeing Ourselves and the Next Generation."

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