August 23, 2019

sociology

  1. February 20, 2019

    Study finds parenthood affects STEM jobs, but not just mothers

    Nearly half of new mothers and a quarter of new fathers leave their full-time STEM jobs after they have their first child, according to a new study.

  2. October 17, 2018

    Social media buffers depression among older adults with pain

    With a few finger strokes or swipes on a computer or cell phone, seniors with pain can reduce the risk of depression when visiting social media sites, according to a newly published U-M study.

  3. May 1, 2018

    Study shows workplace flexibility bias not just a mother’s problem

    Work-life balance is not an issue exclusive to women, particularly mothers — even men and those without children can suffer when they feel their workplace culture is not family friendly, according to a new study.

  4. April 10, 2018

    Golden Apple lecturer details political power of optimism

    Sandra Levitsky, associate professor of sociology, delivered her “ideal last lecture” as the 2018 recipient of the Golden Apple Award.

  5. March 27, 2014

    Sociology offers new minor in law, justice and social change

    The Department of Sociology is offering a new minor in law, justice and social change for the fall 2014 semester.