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Chandra Muller was named as one of AERA’s 2014 Fellows: http://www.aera.net/Newsroom/NewsReleasesandStatements/AERA2014FellowsAnnounced/tabid/15406/Default.aspx and http://www.utexas.edu/cola/centers/prc/news/7585
Keith Robinson’s work on the effects of parental involvement in schooling is featured in a March 19th Atlantic article http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2014/04/and-dont-help-your-kids-with-their-homework/358636/ and a December 8th Yahoo online news article “Helping with homework isn’t important, talking about post-high school plans is” at http://ca.news.yahoo.com/helping-with-homework-isn%E2%80%99t-important--talking-about-post-high-school-plans-is-213539281.html
Chandra Muller and Sandra Black’s recent NSF grant, STEM Education Effects on a Diverse Workforce's Development over the Life Cycle, was featured in the article “Sociology, Economics Researchers Receive Grant to Study How STEM Education Contributes to Workforce Success” on the UT new website on October 7, 2013: http://www.utexas.edu/news/2013/10/07/stem-workforce-succes/
Catherine Riegle-Crumb’s and Chelsea Moore’s article, “The Gender Gap in High School Physics: Considering the Context of Local Communities,” published online in Social Science Quarterly http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ssqu.12022 was featured in the following media sources:
An article, “Why Aren’t More Girls Attracted to Physics?” by Shankar Vedantam on NPR on August 9, 2013. The article can be found at http://www.wbur.org/npr/210251404/why-arent-more-girls-attracted-to-physics.
The University of Texas Population Research Center’s website at http://www.utexas.edu/cola/centers/prc/news/6907.
In addition, Catherine Riegle-Crumb was interviewed on August 16th on NPR along with others on the subject of the STEM gender gap. The interview can be found online at: http://www.npr.org/2013/08/16/212613885/the-stem-gender-gap
Rebecca Callahan and Chandra Muller's recent book, Coming of Political Age: American Schools and the Civic Development of Immigrant Youth, published by Russell Sage Foundation was featured in the folowing media sources:
"Rebecca Callahan and Chandra Muller Publish New Book" UT Population Research Center website on April 5, 2013 at http://www.utexas.edu/cola/centers/prc/news/6416
Russell Sage Foundation website http://www.russellsage.org/publications/coming-political-age
The research of April Sutton, Chandra Muller, and Amy Langenkamp published in the January 2013 issue of the Sociology of Education titled "High School Transfer Students and the Transition to College: Timing and the Structure of the School Year" was featured in University of Texas Population Research Centers website: http://www.utexas.edu/cola/centers/prc/news/6358
Keith Robinson article “Racial and Social Class Differences in How Parents Respond to Inadequate Achievement: Consequences for Children's Future Achievement” co-authored by Angel Harris and recently published online in Social Science Quarterly has been selected to feature in Wiley’s News Round-Up. The Round-Up is a biweekly mailing sent to subscribing journalists which promotes a selection of the most newsworthy research published across Wiley’s journals.
Chandra Muller and Sandra Black’s recently acquired grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, High School and Beyond: Human Capital over the Life Cycle as a Foundation for Working Longer, was featured in the following media sources:
"High School and Beyond.” April 11, 2013. Life and Letters. http://lifeandletters.la.utexas.edu/2013/04/high-school-and-beyond/
“Sociology, Economics Researchers Receive Grant to Study Development Across the Human Lifespan.” November 12, 2012 UT Home News. http://www.utexas.edu/news/2012/11/12/sociology-economics-researchers-study-development-across-human-lifespan/
“Chandra Muller, Sandra E. Black and Colleagues Receive Large Grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation” February 5, 2013. UT Population Research Center website. http://www.utexas.edu/cola/centers/prc/news/6196
“UTA researchers to examine cognition, mortality, economic outcomes from high school and beyond.” November 14, 2012. http://legalpronews.findlaw.com/article/0dgp8pf6Y98Zi
“UTA researchers to examine cognition, mortality, economic outcomes from high school and beyond.” November 14, 2012. http://www.news-medical.net/news/20121114/UTA-researchers-to-examine-cognition-mortality-economic-outcomes-from-high-school-and-beyond.aspx
“UTA researchers to examine cognition, mortality, economic outcomes from high school and beyond.” November 14, 2012 Bioportfolio.com http://www.bioportfolio.com/news/article/1233391/Uta-Researchers-To-Examine-Cognition-Mortality-Economic-Outcomes-From-High-School-And.html
“Sociology, Economics Researchers Receive Grant to Study Development Across the Human Lifespan” November 13, 2012. ScienceNewsline.com http://www.sciencenewsline.com/summary/2012111320170046.html
“Sociology, economics researchers receive grant to study development across the human lifespan.” November 13, 2012. Sciencecodex.com. http://www.sciencecodex.com/sociology_economics_researchers_receive_grant_to_study_development_across_the_human_lifespan-101969
The research of Catherine Riegle-Crumb and Melissa Humphries published in the April 2012 article in Gender and Society journal titled "Exploring Bias in Math Teachers' Perceptions of Students' Ability by Gender and Race/Ethnicity" was featured in the following media sources:
"Where the Girls Aren't." UT Homepage. April 8, 2013. http://www.utexas.edu/know/2013/04/08/where-the-girls-aren%E2%80%99t/
"Gender Differences in Science and Math: The Role of Social Context. Why are High School Teachers Convinced that White Girls Can't Do Math?" article in March 24, 2012 forbes.com article
"UT Study: Mather Teachers Show Bias Against White Girls." KUT.org website http://kut.org/2012/03/ut-study-math-teachers-show-bias-against-white-girls/ March 26, 2012
"Girls Face a Tough Math Problem: Teacher Bias." msnbc.com website. April 12, 2012. http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/46998048/ns/technology_and_science-science/#.T4RSWY5uEUk
"Study Finds Possible Bias in High School Math Meachers." in Austin American-Statesman (statesman.com). http://www.statesman.com/news/education/study-finds-possible-bias-in-high-school-math-2290853.html April 8, 2012.