Like many young faculty members at The University of Texas at Austin, psychologist Paige Harden has big, cutting-edge research ideas. Also like many young faculty, Harden needs federal grants to get started. But she realizes that the average age of scholars who receive certain National Institutes of Health (NIH) grants is 43 years old. "I'm… » Continue Reading
Sandra Black, a renowned labor economist whose research examines how family background and early childhood experiences affect people's lives, has joined the faculty of The University of Texas at Austin.
Hispanic Health and Healthcare Policy Research Focus of Conference in National Hispanic Heritage Month
"The 2009 International Conference on Aging in the Americas," hosted by the LBJ School of Public Affairs, will be held on Sept. 15-17 at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center at The University of Texas at Austin campus.
So, why aren’t you married? It’s an age-old question dreaded by single people. The underlying assumption of the awkward inquiry: there is something wrong with being single and one’s life is somehow incomplete without a partner. But does marriage mean you will live happily, and healthfully, ever after? Research does reveal that married people live… » Continue Reading