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Fatima Varner interviewed by multiple sites about her research on race-related stressors on family dynamics and adolescents

Assistant Professor Fatima Varner has been interviewed multiple times this summer to share insights of her research on race related stressors on Black families and adolescent outcomes. Not only does she share findings on her research, but she also gives a perspective of discrimination Black students and academics face in the pipeline to colleg...
Starting Out Solo

Starting Out Solo

Much media coverage has focused on some millennials' "failure to launch," the term for when young adults live at home and get a great deal of support from their parents. Human Development and Family Sciences Professor Karen Fingerman wondered about another phenomenon—let's call it failure to latch. She wanted to know: What about the young adults who don't have parental support?

UT Austin Family Sciences Program and Mathematics Among Top 10 in World Rankings

The Center for World University Rankings (CWUR) has ranked the University Texas at Austin among the top 10 universities worldwide in three College of Natural Sciences subjects: Family Studies (#7), Mathematics, Interdisciplinary Applications (#1), and Mathematics, Applied (#5).