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Work & family: Schneider presents findings on American multi-tasking

Work & family: Schneider presents findings on American multi-tasking

Barbara Schneider, the Hannah Professor of Education, released a study on “The Human Face of Workplace Flexibility” at the national Focus on Workplace Flexibility conference in Washington, D.C. this week. Read more about her findings on working mothers and fathers in a New York Times blog. More coverage: Wall Street Journal

Cohabiting parents struggle with nonstandard work schedules

Cohabiting parents who work nonstandard shifts tend to experience more conflict between work and family life and feel more depressed and less successful as parents and workers than do their peers who work standard shifts,  according to a recent study by Hui “Cathy” Liu of the Department of Sociology. Hannah Professor in the College of… Read More »

MSU, U-M to study major Michigan education reforms

Researchers at the University of Michigan and Michigan State University – in collaboration with the Michigan Department of Education – will use a five-year, $5.9 million grant to assess two education reforms designed to promote college attendance and workplace success. U-M’s Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy received the grant from the U.S. Department… Read More »