Month: March 2021

'Stop Asian Hate' sign

Survey Data Confirms Asian Americans Now Top Target for Harassment

Since the very beginning of the pandemic, hate crimes toward Asians and Asian Americans have gotten increased media attention. Our data, from the Understanding Coronavirus in America Study, confirms that these events are happening more often – and are not just appearing more common because of press coverage or public awareness.

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Watch the Webinar: Trans Rights Priorities for the Biden Administration

Marking the publication of The SAGE Encyclopedia of Trans Studies, edited by Abbie Goldberg and Genny Beemyn, a 90-minute panel discussion featuring contributors to that pioneering work addressed the priorities for they have for the new U.S. president in ensuring trans rights.

10 months ago
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NSF Letter Frames Concept of ‘Broader Impact’

In a “dear colleague” letter released March 18, the head of the NSF’s Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences Directorate (SBE) offers a framework for understanding how to think of broader impact i applying for grant funding.

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Study: Black Students’ Trust in Their Colleges is Lower

Black undergraduates consistently said they trusted the people who run the colleges they attend – and society overall – substantially less than their white peers did. We have termed this difference the racial trust gap, and it was not a trivial difference.

10 months ago
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