Thursday, September 14, 2006

Study looks at 9/11 student response

A landmark study by a UT Austin College of Education professor aims to find evidence of a “Generation 9/11,” the result of significant shifts in college students’ attitudes since the attack by terrorists on America on Sept. 11, 2001, and the effect this might have on future politics, economics, and social policy.

In the wake of 9/11, students at The University of Texas at Austin, and around the nation, sought comfort in candlelight vigils, memorial ceremonies and forums where the tragedy was discussed.

Dr. Patricia Somers in intrigued by the question - "if you were in high school or college when radical Islamic terrorists attacked America on Sept. 11, 2001, are you Generation 9/11?" and decided to go to the source for some answers - To read more about the survey's findings, click here



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