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August 17, 2018

women's studies

June 11, 2018

Film scholar devotes career to music

One of the flagship scholars of her field, Caryl Flinn has devoted her career to studying film music.

"I was always taken by the difficulty in describing the powerful effect of background music and how it enhances your experience of a film," she said.

April 16, 2018

Women's Studies

The 1977 course list of the still-new field of women's studies. (Photo courtesy of Bentley Historical Library)

March 28, 2017

Study finds trust, satisfaction high in consensual open relationships

Monogamy is considered by many to kindle commitment, trust and love, but a new University of Michigan study finds that those in nonmonogamous relationships are just as happy.

Despite the stigma, heterosexuals in consensual open relationships report high levels of satisfaction and trust, as well as low levels of jealousy. 

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