Topic: Chandra Muller

High School Students Forge Stronger, More Positive Friendships in Shared Classes, Study Shows

Nov. 19, 2013

Teenagers continue to roam in cliques in high school, as they have for generations. Yet according to a new study from The University of Texas at Austin and Michigan State University, high school students are not choosing friends from certain categories, such as  "jocks," "goths" or "A-listers." Instead, they are forging friendships in the types of courses they're taking.

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Sociology, Economics Researchers Receive Grant to Study How STEM Education Contributes to Workforce Success

Oct. 7, 2013

University of Texas at Austin sociologist Chandra Muller and economist Sandra Black have received a $1.6 million grant from the National Science Foundation to investigate how science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education contributes to career success.

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Where the Girls Aren't

April 8, 2013
Where the Girls Aren't

Young women aren't avoiding math and science because of a lack of preparation, a new study says. This finding may help researchers pursue other avenues to explain gender differences. Learn more.

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Sociology, Economics Researchers Receive Grant to Study Development Across the Human Lifespan

Nov. 12, 2012

University of Texas at Austin sociologist Chandra Muller and economist Sandra Black have received a $3.2 million grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to study the effects of cognition on health, mortality, education and employment from high school and beyond. The findings will provide important insights into three key areas of American public policy health care, economics and education reform.

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Graduate Student Satisfaction Survey Results Released

Dec. 1, 2011

Ninety-two percent of University of Texas at Austin graduate students who participated in a recent survey would recommend the university to their friends, and 85 percent would also recommend their department or programs. Nine percent said they would choose a different university, significantly less than at peer institutions nationally.

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