Prof. Nilanjana Dasgupta (FRS ’06-07 and ’12-13) finds that women’s participation in group projects is a critical factor to improve their perseverance in STEM disciplines.

The Center for Research on Families is excited to announce this year’s student research grant and award recipients. Sixteen talented students received awards in six categories to support family research. A total of nearly $50,000 was awarded.

According to Dr. Katherine Reeves, a Family Research Scholar in 2014-15, the recent public outcry over BPA misses a major part of the epidemiological story. Her research into potential breast cancer risks from BPA is working to address this knowledge gap.