Allie Edmonds, Catherine Kippley and Jenelle Swenberger presented a paper titled “Crowd Sourcing, Crisis Mapping, and Sociology: Humanitarian Responses to Crisis in the World.” They co-presented with Dr. Karen Branden, Sociology and Criminal Justice, in a session titled “Connections and Community: Preparing students through Civic Engagement.” The three seniors discussed crowd sourcing as a way of doing humanitarian work.
The College of Social and Natural Sciences awarded Fall Student Research Awards to support student research for majors in the College. Member sof the College’s Student Advisory Board reviewed applications and made the final determination of grant recipients. All projects are endorsed by a faculty supervisor, and applicants must be willing to present her/his research results at the MSUM Student […]
Lee Vigilant, associate professor of Sociology, and Lauren Wold, honors apprentice scholar, will present the fall Department Colloquium Wednesday, October 5 at 12:30 p.m. in CMU 203. The title of their colloquium is “‘You Can’t Rely on Somebody Else to Teach Them Something They Don’t Believe:’ Concerted Moral Cultivation and the Father’s ‘Protective Cocoon’ in Christian Homeschooling Households.” For more […]
The Northern Plains Conference on Aging and Disability through Valley Senior Services in Fargo N.D. received a $10,000 grant from the Office of Women’s Health of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for the 2011 conference. The Northern Plains Conference on Aging and Disability is coordinated by a committee of 15 health and social service professionals in the […]
The Tri-College NEW Leadership Development Institute received a $10,000 grant from the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota for the 2011 institute. The Tri-College NEW Leadership Development Institute is coordinated by Dr. Deborah White, Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice. The annual five-day residential program is designed to provide leadership training, inspiration, and support for women who do not already have extensive […]