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Dr. Kevin Leicht Quoted in the Illinois News Bureau Research News

Posted Tue, 01 Aug 2017

Professor Leicht, Head of the Department of Sociology, speaks with News Bureau social sciences editor Craig Chamberlain. To read the article click the announcement title above. Then, click the more information link.

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2017 SAGE TIPD Award

Posted Wed, 14 Jun 2017

Two recent Sociology Ph.D. graduates are recipients of the 2017 SAGE Teaching Innovations & Professional Development Award. Congratulations to our very own Dr. Laura Atkins and Dr. Joanna Perez. We are proud of you!

Professor Marshall's Research Featured in the New York Times

Posted Thu, 13 Apr 2017

Professor Anna Marshall's research was featured in a New York Times article on why women don't report sexual harassment in the workplace. To view the article, click on the title link above, then click the More Information link.

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Sociology PhD Graduates Receive Award

Posted Fri, 17 Mar 2017

Maryalice Wu and Dawn Owens, both Sociology PhD graduates, receive UPCEA Research and Scholarship Award. For more information and to view the video that features their work, click the title link above, then click the More Information link.

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3rd Annual Amber Buckley-Shaklee Graduate Student Conference in Sociology

Posted Wed, 25 Jan 2017

This Spring, on April 14-15, the Graduate Student Advisory Committee (GSAC) will be hosting the 3rd Annual Amber Buckley-Shaklee Graduate Student Conference in Sociology. For more information, click the title link above, then click the More Information link.

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Criminology, Law & Society Minor and Certificate Info Session & Pizza

Posted Wed, 25 Jan 2017

The Criminology, Law, and Society Minor provides a foundation for students seeking to supplement their major area of study, to develop knowledge and skills needed for criminological, law, and justice related occupations, or to lay foundation for law school or graduate study in sociology, criminology, or justice fields. Students take a range of courses that provide theoretical and practical knowledge while exposing students to current sociological, legal, and justice issues. For more information, click the title link above, then click the More Information link.

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New Major Requirements & Social Science Research Methods Certificate Info Session & Pizza

Posted Wed, 25 Jan 2017

The Info Session introduces changes to requirements in the Sociology major effective in Fall 2017. It also introduces the Social Science Research Methods Certificate. To read more, click the title link above, then click the More Information link.

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Professor Sandefur's Research Featured

Posted Tue, 20 Dec 2016

Professor Sandefur's research on legal representation for low-income and indigent litigants is now featured on National Public Radio, on the American Bar Foundation website, and in the Wall Street Journal. To read the executive summary and full report submitted to the American Bar Foundation, click on the title link above, then click the More Information link.

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Professor Mendenhall Quoted in Scientific Computing

Posted Thu, 15 Dec 2016

Professor Mendenhall and a team of researchers focusing on black women in history were recently interviewed for an article about their Big Data research. The article appeared in Scientific Computing. To view the article, click on the title link above, then click the More Information link.

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Devin Weiss Named a Marshall Scholar

Posted Thu, 01 Dec 2016

Devin Weiss, of Northbrook, Illinois, has been named a Marshall Scholar. A 2013 graduate of Glenbrook North High School, Weiss is a senior at the University of Illinois majoring in sociology. To read the full article, click the title link above, then click the More Information link.

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