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Debra Umberson Receives Award from the National Institute on Aging

Thu, Oct 24, 2013

The project “Relationships and Health: Comparing Union Types” will assess how marriage influences health for different types of marital unions.

PRC Researchers Receive Funding to Continue Work on Postpartum Contraception Access

Fri, Sep 27, 2013

With funding from the Society of Family Planning, the Tx-PEP project continues research on the impact of legislation affecting reproductive health enacted during the 2011 Texas Legislative Session.

Chandra Muller and Sandra Black Receive NSF Award

Wed, Sep 25, 2013

The National Science Foundation has awarded PRC researchers with a grant to study how STEM skills and training contribute to workforce success in midlife.

Catherine Riegle-Crumb Receives Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award

Thu, Aug 22, 2013

The highest teaching honor, the Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Awards recognize faculty with outstanding performance in the classroom and dedication to innovation in undergraduate instruction.

Kelly Raley Elected to PAA Board of Directors

Thu, Aug 15, 2013

PRC Faculty Research Associate and Training Director Kelly Raley will begin her 3-year term on the Board of Directors of the Population Association of America beginning in 2014.

Catherine Riegle-Crumb and the Gender Divide in High School Physics

Wed, Aug 14, 2013

A study published in Social Science Quarterly provides new insight on the role communities play in shaping the path for women to pursue math and science education.

PRC Graduate Student Trainees in the News Discussing Abortion Restrictions in Texas

Thu, Jul 25, 2013

Amanda Stevenson and Abigail Aiken were quoted in broadcast and print media focusing on the negative impacts of Texas' new abortion restrictions.

Population Reference Bureau Research Brief Highlights Research by Mark Hayward, Robert Hummer and Chi-Tsun Chiu

Wed, Jul 17, 2013

"Exploring the Paradox of U.S. Hispanics' Longer Life Expectancy" by the PRB draws on work by Hayward and colleagues.

Hummer & Hernandez PRB Bulletin cover

PRC Researchers Publish New Population Reference Bureau Bulletin on Educational Attainment and Mortality

Tue, Jul 16, 2013

Robert Hummer and Elaine Hernandez recently published a new PRB Bulletin, "The Effect of Educational Attainment on Adult Mortality in the United States"

Nestor Rodriguez Receives ASA Latina/o Section Distinguished Career Award

Wed, May 15, 2013

Nestor Rodriguez has been selected as the recipient of the 2013 American Sociological Association Latina/o Section Distinguished Career Award.

Dan Hamermesh Receives Prestigious Career Achievement Award

Tue, May 14, 2013

The Jacob Mincer Award for Lifetime Contributions to the Field of Labor Economics was awarded to Dan Hamermesh at the annual meeting of the Society of Labor Economists.

Aprile Benner Selected for Prestigious Scholars Program

Tue, May 14, 2013

Aprile Benner has been named to the 2013 class of William T. Grant Scholars, which supports promising early career researchers.

Kaeley Bobbitt Publishes Op-Ed in Austin-American Statesman

Sun, May 5, 2013

PRC Trainee Bobbitt argues that Lawmakers have opportunity to do more for Texas children by investing in both education and health care.

Several PRC Faculty Are Featured on "Knowledge Matters"

Sun, May 5, 2013

A video series from the College of Liberal Arts about UT experts' research findings includes interviews with Paige Harden, Daniel Hamermesh, Robert Crosnoe, and David Kirk

Rebecca Callahan and Chandra Muller Publish New Book

Rebecca Callahan and Chandra Muller Publish New Book

Fri, Apr 5, 2013

Published by the Russell Sage Foundation, "Coming of Political Age" describes the importance of schools in integrating immigrant youth into the U.S. political system.

PRC Alumna Suzana Cavenaghi on the IUSSP Ballot for Vice President

Fri, Apr 5, 2013

Suzana Cavenaghi (Ph.D. in Sociology/Demography, 1999) is on the ballot for the vice presidency of the IUSSP.

Carmen Gutierrez & Elizabeth Keneski Awarded Prestigious NSF Fellowship

Thu, Apr 4, 2013

Two PRC graduate student trainees, Carmen Gutierrez & Elizabeth Keneski, to receive 2013 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships

Texas Policy Evaluation Project Releases Web App Displaying Local Data on Family Planning Services

Texas Policy Evaluation Project Releases Web App Displaying Local Data on Family Planning Services

Wed, Apr 3, 2013

Researchers with the PRC's Texas Policy Evaluation Project (TxPEP) have developed TxPEP Family Planning Data Finder, a web app that describes the provision of family planning services in each county, Senate district, House district, and public health region in Texas, as well as for the state as a whole.

REU Program Receives Another 3 Years of Funding

Tue, Apr 2, 2013

Under the leadership of David Kirk and Keith Robinson, NSF funded the REU program "Undergraduate Research in Race, Ethnicity, and the Demography of Crime and Punishment

Vadricka Etienne, former REU student, Awarded Prestigious NSF Fellowship

Tue, Apr 2, 2013

Former REU student, Vadricka Etienne, to receive a 2013 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

April Sutton Interviewed for Sage SOE podcasts about Recent Sociology of Education Paper

Wed, Mar 27, 2013

Sutton and co-authors Chandra Muller, and Amy G. Langenkamp found that transfer students are disadvantaged in their postsecondary educational trajectories.

Joshua Wassink awarded Best Undergraduate Paper at 2012 Southern Demographic Association meeting

Wed, Mar 27, 2013

REU student, Joshua Wassink, awarded Best Undergraduate Paper at 2012 Southern Demographic Association meeting

Aprile Benner Receives Early Career Award

Wed, Feb 27, 2013

The Society for Research in Child Development has awarded Aprile Benner the 2013 Early Career Research Contribution Award.

David Yeager Receives Another Dissertation Award

Tue, Feb 26, 2013

The Society for Research in Child Development awarded David Yeager its Outstanding Dissertation Award.

Isaac Sasson Won a Best Paper Award from the Southern Demographic Association

Tue, Feb 26, 2013

PRC Graduate Student Trainee Isaac Sasson received the Everett S. Lee best graduate student paper award for his 2012 paper, “Gender Differences in Depression Following Late Widowhood: A Population Perspective.”

Chandra Muller, Sandra E. Black and Colleagues Receive Large Grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Tue, Feb 5, 2013

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation awarded $3.2 million to PRC researchers and their colleagues to study how adolescent and early adult experiences affect work among older Americans.

David Kirk Interviewed on Good Day Austin

Tue, Jan 8, 2013

Good Day Austin, the local Fox News morning program, showcased David Kirk's involvement with a Department of Justice project to restore the Rundberg area in Austin.

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