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Can you 'try on' Atheism?

Penny Edgell took part in a CNN Belief blog discussing a pastor's yearlong experiment with atheism.

Two Top Journals Come to Minnesota!

Joachim Savelsberg and Timothy Johnson (Political Science) are now co-editors of Law & Society Review (LS&R). This is the journal of the Law & Society Association and regarded by socio-legal scholars worldwide as a leading publication for work bearing on the relationship between society and the legal process.

John "Rob" Warren is the editor of Sociology of Education (SOE), a journal of the American Sociological Association. This is the top ranked publication in education research. They publish research that examines how social institutions and individuals' experiences within these institutions affect educational processes and social development.

How will same-sex marriage ruling affect children?

Kathy Hull was quoted in a USA Today article on the impact of the Supreme Court rulings. The article focused the on cultural and legal implications.

Is the Family Dinner Overrated?

Ann Meier and Kelly Musick provide insights in an article in the New York Times Sunday Review suggesting that the benefits of family dinners are not as strong or as lasting as some claim them to be. Their research was recently published in the Journal of Marriage and Family.

Coordinating Retirement with Your Spouse

Phyllis Moen is featured in a US News and World Report article that outlines several helpful tips when negotiating retirement with your spouse.

Higher Education in Prisons

Josh Page and undergraduate teaching assistant Robert Stewart recently spoke about higher education in prisons on Minnesota Public Radio's The Daily Circuit. Listen to the show.

Urban Revolutions

Michael Goldman is one of three Minnesota scholars who organized the international conference on Urban Revolutions in the Age of Global Urbanism to be held in Jakarta. Graduate student Sinan Erensu is one of only 12 young scholars presenting.

Motherhood Wage Penalty

Jeremy Staff (PhD 2004) & Jeylan T. Mortimer examine whether the motherhood wage penalty results from differences in the accumulation of work interruptions and breaks in schooling in their recent Demography article, Explaining the Motherhood Wage Penalty During the Early Occupational Career.

Many Resist Census Race Labels

Carolyn Liebler was recently quoted by the Associated Press regarding the 2010 Census racial categories where at least 1 in 14 went beyond the standard labels and wrote how they self identity.

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