Posted: Nov 27, 2013
Dr. Jennifer Glass is a Special Contributor for the Austin American-Statesman and addresses the effects of social research funding cuts in a recent article.
Posted: Nov 25, 2013
The Sociology Department congratulates the four sociology majors who were recently elected to Phi Beta Kappa at its fall meeting.
Posted: Nov 21, 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.
Posted: Nov 14, 2013
The project “Relationships and Health: Comparing Union Types” will assess how marriage influences health for different types of marital unions.
Posted: Nov 11, 2013
Anima Adjepong is the winner of the 2013 NASSS Barbara Brown Student Paper Award.
Posted: Nov 4, 2013
A roundup of recent news about science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education and employment compiled by the US News & World Report features the work of Dr. Jennifer Glass and Dr. Chandra Muller.
Posted: Oct 28, 2013
Dr. Robert Hummer will present Penn State’s 8th annual De Jong Lecture in Social Demography on Thursday, November 14.
Posted: Oct 21, 2013
Dr. Michael Young is featured in a recent Fox News Latino story on the new generation of immigration advocates.
Posted: Oct 15, 2013
Book co-authored by Dr. Javier Auyero was released by Katz Editores in June 2013.
Posted: Oct 9, 2013
On October 7, UT’s Academy of Distinguished Teachers inducted Professor Sheldon Ekland-Olson and three other new members into its ranks.
Sociology, Economics Researchers Receive Grant to Study How STEM Education Contributes to Workforce Success
Posted: Oct 8, 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.
Posted: Sep 24, 2013
Professor Nestor Rodriguez is cited in a Wall Street Journal article on the debates surrounding U.S.-Mexico border security and immigration policies.
Posted: Aug 29, 2013
Sociology graduate student Mieke Beth Thomeer is the 2013 Louise Johnson Scholar.
Posted: Aug 28, 2013
Sociology graduate student Katie Jensen talks to Liberal Arts Life & Letters about what she did during her summer vacation.
Posted: Aug 28, 2013
Dr. Jennifer Glass will appear on CBS Sunday Morning's lead story on telecommuting this Sunday, September 1.
Posted: Aug 19, 2013
Sociologists for Women in Society honors Professor Christine Williams with the 2013 Mentoring Award.
Posted: Aug 16, 2013
Dr. Kelly Raley has been elected to the Board of Directors for the Population Association of America.
Posted: Aug 14, 2013
Dr. Joe Potter's Texas Public Policy Evaluation Project is cited in The Texas Tribune.
Posted: Aug 1, 2013
Daniel Fridman, Ken-Hou Lin and Harel Shapira will join the Sociology Department beginning this fall.
Posted: Jul 10, 2013
Sociology PhD candidate Jessica Dunning-Lozano received the ASA Council Minority Fellowship.
Posted: Mar 25, 2013
Austin Police Department will begin working next year with Dr. David Kirk's team to implement research-based solutions to reduce crime rate in city's Rundberg area.