March 13, 2015 Vol. 45, No. 10

3/16-20 - Spring Break
3/23 - MPC Seminar
3/24 - Work, Family & Time Workshop
3/24 - Sociology Workshop
3/25 - UMSA Career event
3/27 - Inequality & Methods Workshop
3/27 - MPC Data Training
3/30 - Faculty Meeting
4/3 - Race Reading Group
4/7 - Dean's Medal Ceremony

CLA Dean's Medal - Prof. Moen

Phyllis Moen will be presented with the CLA Dean's Medal, Tues. April 7, 3:30 pm, Best Buy Theatre, Northrop. Reception follows. Congratulations, Prof. Moen!

MPC Seminar

Donna Spencer (UMN PhD 2009; State Health Data Access Assistance Center) presents "Using Restricted National Health Interview Survey Data to Examine Health Insurance Coverage and Health Care Access within the State Context," Mon. March 23, 12:15 pm, MPC Seminar Room.

Work, Family & Time Workshop

Carrie Oelberger (Humphrey School) presents "Families and Futures: The Impact of Actual or Desired Parental Status on Organizational and Sector Commitment," Tues. March 24, 12:00 pm, 29 Willey Hall. RSVP for Lunch. Cosponsored by the Life Course Center.

Sociology Workshop

Micheala DeSoucey (NC State) presents "Another Person's Poison: Peanut Allergy, 'Proximity Risk,' and the Social Organization of Shared Space," Tues. March 24, 4:00 pm, 1114 Soc Sci.


The undergraduate UMN Sociological Association presents "Careers" with guest speaker Ben Hanson, CLA Career Services, Wed. March 25, 11:30 am-1:00 pm, 1183 Soc Sci.

Inequality & Methods Workshop

Rob Warren and Sara Gracia present "Health Disparities in 19th Century U.S.: Fundamental Cause Theory and the Pre-Modern Era," Fri. March 27, 12:15 pm, MPC Seminar Room.

MPC Data Training Workshop

IDHS: Demographic and Health Surveys, New Date, Fri. March 27, 12:30-2:30 pm, S30C Wilson Library. Register online.

Faculty Meeting

A Faculty Meeting will be held Mon. March 30, 2:30 pm, 1114 Soc Sci.

Race Reading Group

Discussion of Lisa Cacho's "Social Death: Radicalized Rightlessness and the Criminalization of the Unprotected," Fri. April 3, 2:30-4:30 pm, 614 Soc Sci Bldg. Email questions.