News Archive

An Ancient Cure for Alzheimer's?
The Acticle in The New York Times, "An Ancient Cure for Alzheimer's?", focuses on former Broom Associate Ben Trumble. more
How Fear of Falling Explains the Love of Trump more
Sarah Bana was featured in WalletHub
Ms. Sarah Bana was featured in WalletHub's recent piece about the best states to find a job. more
These people eat monkeys and piranhas. They also have the lowest rates of heart disease ever measured.
These people eat monkeys and piranhas. They also have the lowest rates of heart disease ever measured. Maybe, some will think, all that’s their diet secret. more
How the tyranny of prestige disadvantages women more
For the Health of the Planet
 The UC Global Health Institute establishes a Center of Expertise on Planetary Health at UCSB and UC Davis. more
Significant media coverage of research by Broom Associates.
A Family-Friendly Policy That’s Friendliest to Male Professors more
Broom Family visit the Center:
On June 10, 2016, the Center was honored to host Karl and Dorothy Broom, son and daughter of Leonard and Gretchan, whose support has made the Center possible.  Karl and Dotty were in Santa Barbara due to the sad occasion of Gretchan's passing at... more
Having parasites can boost fertility
A recent paper by Aaron Blackwell, co-authored by Broom affiliates Ben Trumble, Melanie Martin, and Michael Gurven examines how parasitism affects female fertility of the Tsimane people of Bolivia. Women infected with giant roundworms could bear up to... more
Saying 'I Do': Broom's Associate Director Shelly Lundberg's new study examines the transformation of marriage.
A new study by UC Santa Barbara demographer Shelly Lundberg and economist Robert Pollak of Washington University in St. Louis examines Americans’ changing sensibilities about marriage, using economics as a measuring tool. Lundberg and... more