Social Sciences

What journalism professors are teaching students — about their futures

As the journalism industry rapidly evolves, what are professors in the field telling students about their job prospects? A new study from Rice University and...

LGBTQ Asian-Americans seen as more ‘American’

The fastest-growing racial group in the United States — Asian Americans — is also one that is consistently perceived as “foreign.” But for Asian Americans who are...

The trip of an after-lifetime

Who wants to live forever? John Martin Fischer wouldn’t be opposed to it — as long as he’d have an easy exit if he...

Trump’s tweets reveal hidden unity between Democrats, Republicans

Democrats and Republicans may stand on opposite ends of the political spectrum, but when it comes to President Donald Trump’s tweets, they have more...

Deportation worries fuel anxiety, poor sleep, among U.S.-born Latina/o youth

The rise of anti-immigration rhetoric and policies in the United States following the 2016 presidential election may be taking its toll on the health...

Visual Framing by Media in Debates Affects Public Perception

Both Democratic and Republican Party front-runners benefited from preferential visual coverage during the televised 2016 presidential primary debates, according to a new study published...

New Platform Flips Traditional On-Demand Supply Chain Approach on its Head

Imagine you are heading to the grocery store and receive a phone alert asking if you’d also be willing to bring your neighbor’s groceries...

9,000 years ago, a community with modern urban problems

Some 9,000 years ago, residents of one of the world’s first large farming communities were also among the first humans to experience some of...

Guns are often obtained just days before a crime, study finds

Guns recovered from crimes are often a decade old, but knowing when a gun was manufactured doesn’t reveal how many times it may have...

Why are STEM students abandoning academic career paths?

Faculty in the STEM fields are powerful forces in shaping engineering and computing education—the profession’s essential source of training and skills development. But even...

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