News: Human Ecology
Read the latest news from the College of Natural Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin
As Temperatures Climb, Preschoolers Become Less Physically Active
“Go outside and play”—the time-tested strategy for generations of parents and caregivers ready to see their little ones tuckered out by exercise—may be fading in...
For LGBTQ+ Texans, Closing the Health Disparity Gap
Phillip Schnarrs & Stephen T. Russell are collaborating with others to make Austin an epicenter of community-driven LGBTQ+ research
Texas Science Festival Inspires Texans to Delve into Discovery
Go deep in the heart of science this month and next.
Faculty Member Honored with Early Career Award
Maria Arredondo, an assistant professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Sciences and the Department of Psychology, has been named a Rising Star...
Doctors and Patients Have a New Tool to Aid in Conversations About Diet
Physicians will be able to get assistance from a new artificial intelligence system designed by nutrition researchers at The University of Texas at Austin.
Shining a Light on How Bilingual Children Learn
UT assistant professor Maria Arredondo conducts an experiment to identify whether or not bilingual children are more efficient learners.
7 Insights About Aging from College of Natural Sciences Researchers
In honor of International Day of Older Persons, learn about insights from UT Austin researchers related to aging and older individuals.
Cognitive Impairment in Hispanic Adults Linked to Discrimination Experiences
Experiences with discrimination may be linked with disproportionate rates of cognitive decline in marginalized populations.
Young Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Adults Have Worse Mental Health than Older Ones
Younger LGBQ adults are physically healthier, but have worse psychological health than older LGBQ people, study finds.
UT Austin Leads in New Summary of Top “Degrees of the Future”
A new report releases what the nation’s best degrees of the future are.