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Health - Social Sciences - 07:29
Fostering acceptance of sexual minorities in the Hispanic community
When Luciene Espinosa was 12, she told her mother she thought she was a lesbian. At the time, opening her soul to her conservative, Cuban mom took courage, but Espinosa felt compelled to share her feelings with the person who always had been her best friend.

Social Sciences - Innovation - 05.06.2023
How MIT's fab labs scaled around the world
How MIT’s fab labs scaled around the world
Now a global community of builders of all skill levels and backgrounds, the fab lab network grew from a single maker facility at MIT.

Economics - Social Sciences - 31.05.2023
Novel initiative bolsters economic independence for African women
Novel initiative bolsters economic independence for African women
Independent report from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies shows women in three African countries earned and saved significantly more money through participation in an initiative

Social Sciences - Pedagogy - 30.05.2023
CoCo: A real-time co-creative learning platform for young people
Media Lab PhD students Manuj Dhariwal and Shruti Dhariwal introduce a new paradigm of creative collaboration in digital learning environments.

Social Sciences - 23.05.2023
Surviving, not thriving: International students struggling with the increasing cost of living
A new report from the Monash Centre for Youth Policy and Education Practice (CYPEP) has found that international students are going hungry at an alarming rate and calls for better support and assistance for international university students.

Environment - Social Sciences - 18.05.2023
Flint community solar, sustainable airport operations among 5 studies funded by U-M’s Graham Institute
Five newly awarded sustainability "catalyst grants” from the University of Michigan's Graham Sustainability Institute will support a variety of projects designed to advance technical and behavioral interventions toward greater sustainability.

Environment - Social Sciences - 15.05.2023
Solve at MIT 2023: Collaboration and climate efforts are at the forefront of social impact
Over 300 social impact leaders from around the world convened on MIT's campus to discuss global challenges and how to solve them together.

Social Sciences - 11.05.2023
Laying the foundation to diversify the economics field and center racial equity in economics research
J-PAL North America is developing a strategic vision - informed by a new racial equity advisory committee - to advance inclusion, prioritize racial equity in research, and promote equitable and inclusive research practices in its network.

Politics - Social Sciences - 11.05.2023

Campus - Social Sciences - 10.05.2023

Social Sciences - 10.05.2023
Maybe the best gift for mom: Give her a break
FACULTY Q&A Mother's Day should serve as a reminder to mothers to be good to themselves and to celebrate their accomplishments, a University of Michigan researcher says.

Health - Social Sciences - 10.05.2023
U-M expert: Implications of restrictive abortion policies on maternal health, social welfare
FACULTY Q&A Restrictive abortion policies in the U.S. are predicted to have negative effects on maternal health, women's economic opportunities and social welfare systems.

Linguistics / Literature - Social Sciences - 09.05.2023

Social Sciences - Astronomy / Space Science - 08.05.2023
Governing for our descendants
In a recent essay, Professor Lily L. Tsai shares ideas on how to include future generations, who will face the climate crisis we've created, in our definition of our collective society.

Social Sciences - Music - 05.05.2023

Health - Social Sciences - 04.05.2023
On the forefront of genetics, mental illness and trauma’s lasting effects
Researchers are working to understand how widespread trauma, like that of South African apartheid, ripples from one generation to the next. (Unsplash photo by Gregory Fullard) Andrew Kim's mind raced as he entered the sprawling South African hospital. It was 2017, and Kim, at the time a Northwestern University biological anthropology graduate student, was researching how a woman's stress while pregnant can affect the mental health of her child.

Health - Social Sciences - 03.05.2023
Discrimination, marginalization among Latinos leads to poorer mental, physical health outcomes
Study: The Role of Documentation Status Concerns, Perceived Discrimination, and Social Support on Latinx Adults Physical and Mental Health Latino adults in the United States with documentation status concerns-such as fearing deportation-report poorer physical and mental health than individuals without those concerns, according to a new University of Michigan study.

Health - Social Sciences - 03.05.2023
Indigenous ’Spirit medicine’ principles must be a priority in psychedelic research
Yuria Celidwen, a UC Berkeley Othering and Belonging Institute senior fellow, sheds light on how Western institutions can ethically approach the use of psychedelics.

Environment - Social Sciences - 02.05.2023
As rising seas disrupt toxic sites, communities of color are at most risk
By the end of the century, coastal flooding threatens to inundate hundreds of toxic sites in California, including oil refineries, industrial facilities, sewage treatment plants and cleanup sites, putting communities like Richmond, Calif., at greater risk of hazardous exposure. As rising seas threaten to flood hundreds of toxic sites along the California coast, the risk of flood-related contamination will fall disproportionately on the state's most marginalized communities, finds a new study published today by researchers at UC Berkeley, UCLA and Climate Central.

Social Sciences - Architecture - 01.05.2023

Social Sciences - 28.04.2023
J-PAL North America announces six new evaluation incubator partners to catalyze research on pressing social issues
The research center will support two nonprofits and four government agencies in designing randomized evaluations on housing stability, procedural justice, transportation, income assistance, and more.

Health - Social Sciences - 27.04.2023

Environment - Social Sciences - 27.04.2023
Students support environmental justice efforts in South Baltimore
Students support environmental justice efforts in South Baltimore
A yearlong course allows students to contribute to ongoing conversations about a healthier and more just future for residents of South Baltimore's Curtis Bay neighborhood For students in the Environm

Social Sciences - Economics - 26.04.2023
Students create tool to help predict targeted violence in high schools
Students create tool to help counselors predict incidents of targeted violence in high schools The resource is designed to increase the understanding of students' well-being and allow counselors to m

Social Sciences - Computer Science - 26.04.2023
Driving toward data justice
Driving toward data justice
Senior Amelia Dogan brings together computer science, city planning, and American studies to work for social change.

Criminology / Forensics - Social Sciences - 20.04.2023

Social Sciences - 19.04.2023

Art and Design - Social Sciences - 14.04.2023

Campus - Social Sciences - 13.04.2023
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