News and Press Releases Archive
|Multinational Pursuits: The Sisters Fund as Action-Research||
Sisters Fund recipient, Denise M. Saint Arnault seeks to understand barriers preventing victims of gender-based violence from seeking help in transnational study
|First Joan Schafer Research Faculty Award in Sport, Fitness, and Disability||
New research grant awarded to Petra Kuppers for project studying disability access in water-based movement programs.
|Study: Sports participation may keep teens from using heroin||
Teen athletes are less likely to abuse prescription opioids and heroin than non-athletes, indicating that sports participation may have a “protective factor,” according to a new study by IRWG researchers Philip Veliz, Carol Boyd and Sean Esteban McCabe.
|Teens Who Misuse Pain Meds are More Likely to Abuse Drugs as Adults||
A new University of Michigan study about substance abuse confirms why parents should properly dispose of leftover prescription opioids.
|Substance Use Among Adolescent Sexual Minority Athletes||
IRWG Researchers Carol J. Boyd, Sean Esteban McCabe, and Philip Veliz recently published an analysis of substance use among adolescent sexual minority athletes.
|Study Highlights Multiple Factors of ADHD Medication Use||
A new collaborative study led by IRWG Research Professor Sean Esteban McCabe found that youth who take stimulant medications for ADHD over an extended period of time early in life are no more at risk for substance abuse in later adolescence than teens without ADHD.
|Research Assistant Professor Philip Veliz contributes to report on Gender Bias and Coaches of Women's College Sports|
|Holly Hughes's Book Nominated for Lambda Literary Award||
Memories of the Revolution: The First Ten Years of the WOW Cafe, co-edited by Holly Hughes (Art & Design, Theatre, Women's Studies) is a finalist for a Lambda Literary Award.
|Valerie Traub Honored with Distinguished University Professorship & Fellowships||
Valerie Traub (English, Women's Studies) recently received one of the University of Michigan's top honors as Distinguished University Professor and was awarded prestigious fellowships for her new project.
|Adolescent Sexual Violence: A Longitudinal Examination of Outcomes and Risk||
A two-year NIH study of sexual violence among adolescents. P.I. Quyen Epstein-Ngo