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The mathematics of desire

By Gordon Rugg

When I was an undergrad, back in the day, a lot of the campus graffiti looked as if it had been written by someone who had dropped acid shortly beforehand. 2,591 more words

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South Side Stories Spotlight, August 2014: Belonging

Each month South Side Stories will feature digital stories that spotlight the lives of adolescents and young adults from the South Side of Chicago.

This month, we feature digital narratives by four young women who share stories of belonging. 228 more words

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RESEARCH: Alexandra Gerbasi Presented her Research at 74th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management

Professor Alexandra Gerbasi and her co-author Professor Christine Porath (Georgetown University) presented at Academy of Management in the symposium “Answering the Call: New Directions in the Study of Workplace Interactions”. 264 more words

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Digital Media and Sexually Transmitted Infections

Young people account for nearly half of all new cases of sexually transmitted infections (STI) each year. In order to reduce risk behaviors and related health problems, new approaches and strategies for STI prevention increasingly employ digital media, which includes computer programs, smartphone apps, digital videos and audio recordings, web pages and websites, and social media. 345 more words

Policy Research

New Section research assesses systematic barriers to IUD care

At the Section of Family Planning & Contraceptive Research, we are committed to conducting quality research about the effectiveness of IUDs as birth control, especially for young women. 466 more words

Contraception

Do Men and Women Have Different Career Goals?

Initiatives aiming at addressing the under-representation of women in certain domains often include flexible or part-time working arrangements. The idea behind this seems to be that women often find it harder – and more important – to achieve a good work-life-balance, while other career goals such as prestige and a high salary are important to men.This of course makes sense, as women still take over a disproportionate amount of childcare and household work, while men are still seen as being the main earner of the family’s income. 110 more words

Gender Equality

South Side Spotlight, July 2014: Betrayal, Bullying and Resilience

Each month South Side Stories will feature digital stories that spotlight the lives of adolescents and young adults from the South Side of Chicago.

This month, we feature digital stories by four young women who convey tales of betrayal, bullying, and inner resourcefulness. 596 more words

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