So-called “helicopter parents” — those who hover over their children even into and through their college years — are often criticized for creating overly sheltered, unprepared young adults who boomerang back home.
Parents who reciprocate their children’s negative emotions are less likely to find satisfying resolutions to conflict, according to new research from the University of California, Merced.
Anita Hill’s public testimony during the Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas in 1991 raised national awareness of sexual harassment and led to many changes in workplace laws and practices to protect both women and men f
A single mother in Guatemala works at a factory owned by a U.S. company, but doesn’t make enough money to support her family. She immigrates to the U.S.
Two UC Merced faculty members with distinguished, international research careers recently became the campus’s first John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Chairs.
Professor Mark Aldenderfer, who served as dean of the School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts for more than five years, and new UC Merced Professor Arturo Arias have both been named MacArthur Chairs.
With two decades of experience at prominent American research universities, Jill Robbins has a good feel for what works and what doesn’t in academia.