Topic: Women

Study Links Heartbeat to Female Libido

June 19, 2015
Heartbeat

Sexual dysfunction in women can be linked to low resting heart rate variability, a finding that could help clinicians treat the condition, according to a study by psychologists from UT Austin.

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The voting trends of women

April 6, 2012
Marketing emotion and micro-targeting through political ads

In our latest Elections 2012 video, Government scholar Victoria M. DeFrancesco Soto discusses the issues women are mobilizing around.

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Gender Equity Task Force Report Recommends Creation of Plan to Eliminate Faculty Gender Inequity

Nov. 3, 2008

The Gender Equity Task Force, created by the provost of The University of Texas at Austin in March 2007, has recommended in its report that the university develop and enact a 5-10 year gender equity plan to "reduce or eliminate faculty gender inequity--specifically with respect to hiring, promotion, salaries and governance."

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Children Aware of White Male Monopoly on White House; Youngest Citizens Say Exclusion Due to Voter Prejudice

Oct. 6, 2008

Challenging the idea that children live in a color or gender blind world, a new study from The University of Texas at Austin reveals most elementary-school-age children are aware there has been no female, African-American or Hispanic President of the United States. And, many of the children attribute the lack of representation to discrimination.

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Computer Sciences Program for High School Women Addresses Gender Equity in Technology and Computing

July 17, 2008

About 60 high school women from across Texas will attend the sixth annual First Bytes Residential Summer Program, created by the Department of Computer Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin to enhance gender equity in technology and computing fields.

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