Topic: Center for Women's and Gender Studies

Blue-Collar Training in High School Leaves Women Behind

June 29, 2016
Woman Factory

Vocational training without a strong college-preparatory focus in blue-collar community high schools led to wider gender disparities among some millenials, according to sociologists at UT Austin. 

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Study: Very Light Smoking Popular Among Young Adult Women

July 20, 2015
Woman Smoking

“Very light” smoking, defined as five or fewer cigarettes per day, is common among young adult women in the United States, according to researchers at UT Austin.

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South Asia Institute to Partner with Women's University in Pakistan

Sept. 25, 2012

The South Asia Institute at The University of Texas at Austin has initiated a three-year partnership with Fatima Jinnah Women University (FJWU) in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, that will bring faculty members from FJWU to Austin in January to work on research and course development in liberal arts and communication.

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Feminist Playwright and Poet Cherríe Moraga to Speak on Campus

Jan. 31, 2012

Event: Gloria Anzaldúa Luncheon: Honoring Feminists of Color

When: Friday, Feb. 10, Noon-2 p.m.

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Study: Adolescents from Unstable Families Lose Ground in Rigorous High Schools

Jan. 27, 2012

The type of school a child attends may exacerbate the negative effect that family instability has on academic performance, according to a new study in the January issue of Sociology of Education.

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