March 5, 2015 Vol. 45, No. 9

3/6 - CHGS event
3/6 - Inequality & Methods Workshop
3/8 - DST begins - Spring ahead!
3/10 - Work, Family, Time Workshop
3/10 - Sociology Workshop / CHGS event
3/12 - CHGS / Human Rights event
3/13 - Inequality & Methods Workshop

DST begins

Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday, March 8. Set clocks ahead one hour.

In Memoriam

Dr. Badri Nahvi Johnson passed away Feb. 20. She received her MA in Sociology and PhD in Speech Communications at the University.

Work, Family & Time Workshop

Yingling Fan (Humphrey School) presents "Family Structure and Gender Differences in Travel Time: Marriage, Parenthood, and Breadwinner Status," Tues. March 10, 12:00-1:00 pm, MPC conference room 29 Willey Hall. RSVP for lunch. Cosponsored by the Life Course Center.


Sociology Workshop & CHGS

Katharina Inhetveen (Siegen, Germany) presents "Violent Action and Body Knowledge: A Sociological Perspective on Torture," Tues. March 10, 4:00 pm, 1114 Soc Sci Bldg.

CHGS & Human Rights Program

Graduate student Orry Klainman (History) presents "Jewish DP Immigration Desires after WWII," Thurs. March 12, 3:00 pm, 710 Soc Sci.

Inequality & Methods Workshop

Audrey Dorelien (Humphrey School) presents "Chinese Family Panel Studies: An Overview of the Surveys," Fri. March 13, 12:15 pm, MPC Seminar Room, Willey Hall.

Imagine Award - Prof. Abdi

Cawo Abdi received a 2015-16 Imagine Fund Award for her research project, Elusive Jannah: The Somali Diaspora and a Borderless Muslim Identity. Congratulations, Prof. Abdi!

In the News - Prof. Uggen

Profs. Chris Uggen and Sarah Shannon (PhD 2013; Georgia) were featured in a New York Times article, "Out of Trouble, but Criminal Records Keep Men Out of Work."

Parking & Transportation - UMN Sports Events

Thurs. March 5 6:00 pm Men's Basketball MN vs. Wisconsin, Williams Arena
Sun. March 8 12:00 pm Men's Basketball MN vs. Penn State, Williams Arena
Fri. March 13 7:00 pm Men's Hockey MN vs. Penn State, Mariucci Arena
Sat. March 14 7:00 pm Men's Hockey MN vs. Penn State, Mariucci Arena