All family

Barbara J. Risman

October 13, 2015

Gender, family scholar elected to sociology research group

Barbara Risman inducted into group of leading North American sociologists

October 13, 2015

Exhibit explores American family traditions from China, Ethiopia

‘Rite of Passage’ highlights contemporary challenges, ancient customs

Barbara Risman

August 13, 2015

UIC sociologist elected to international honorary

Noted scholar studies gender, sexuality, marriage and family

Family sits on front steps

June 30, 2015

Social work experts ask: how can society protect our children?

Faculty discuss research into problems and solutions

young girl drawing in a workbook

February 24, 2015

Families, neighborhood play role in achievement

Urban youth benefit from supportive parents, safe environment

Brenda Parker

April 23, 2013

Brenda Parker studies urban homesteaders

Brenda Parker looks at households who make ends meet in enterprising ways