Topic: Department of Sociology

Majority of Young Women and Men Prefer Egalitarian Relationships, Study Shows

Jan. 20, 2015

AUSTIN, Texas The majority of young women and men today would prefer an egalitarian relationship in which work and family responsibilities are shared equally between partners if that possibility were available to them, according to a new study from The University of Texas at Austin and the University of California-Santa Barbara.

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Poverty-Obesity Link is More Prevalent for Women Than Men, Study Shows

Sept. 15, 2014

Adolescent girls living in economically disadvantaged families are more likely than their male counterparts to become overweight or obese, according to new research from The University of Texas at Austin.

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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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Affordable Care Act Expert Guide

Sept. 27, 2013

Nursing, Aging, and Insurance

Tracie Harrison
Associate Professor, School of Nursing
APSA Health and Aging Policy Fellow, 2011-2012
512-471-9085
Tharrison@mail.nur.utexas.edu

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