February 9, 2015

Irene Boeckmann has a first authored piece out in Social Forces today!

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Cultural and Institutional Factors Shaping Mothers' Employment and Working Hours in Postindustrial Countries

February 6, 2015

The research conducted by Michelle Budig, sociology, on how having children causes working mothers to see a 4 percent decline in earnings while the father sees an increase in earnings of 6 percent, is mentioned in a story about what financial success looks like. (The Billfold, 2/6/15: Office of News and Media Relations, Feb 6, 2015)

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February 5, 2015
Whitney Battle-Baptiste (Anthropology) is mentioned in  an article titled "Seven African Americans Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education."  Read the full article here.

Read UMass New Office release on Baptiste's appointment  here.