The idea that opposites attract is popular, but it doesn't pan out in real life, UA researchers say. As Melissa Curran tells her students in a class on relationships: "There's no such thing as having too much in common."
Despite the risk of being bullied, coming out in high school is better for students' well-being in the long-run, according to a new study by UA researcher Stephen Russell. Students who were open about their sexual orientation or gender identity in high school reported higher self-esteem.
UA alumnus Steve Lynn and his wife, Nancy, have established the Steve and Nancy Lynn Endowed Professorship in UA Department of Communication. Chris Segrin, who heads the department, has been named its first endowed professor.