Department of Family and Consumer Studies

Women’s communication shapes division of labor in household

A study found that partner communication is the most important factor linking the division of household labor to satisfaction in the relationship. But the way that the partners’ communication matters depends on gender.


RINGING IN THE GOOD NEWS

Thanks to Swoop, the Department of Family and Consumer Studies celebrated a new grant in style—ringing the closing bell alongside the winners and TD Ameritrade executives at the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square.


GETTING THE STATS

New Wasatch Front Research Data Center will make federal and state agency data available to academic researchers in Utah and surrounding states.


PROMISCUOUS AMERICA

Demographic analysis looks at characteristics of the most sexually promiscuous Americans.


BABY BOOMERS IN THE BEDROOM

Older Americans are cheating more on spouses, U professor finds.


A NEW SPACE FOR CAMPUS KIDS

The U’s Child and Family Development Center remodel includes new facilities, Montessori teaching method and expanded ages and programming.