March 26, 2015 Vol. 45, No. 11

3/30 - MPC Seminar
3/30 - Faculty Meeting
3/31 - Teaching Lunch
3/31 - IAS Panel - Prof. Pellow
4/3 - Inequality & Methods Workshop
4/3 - CHGS event
4/3 - Race Reading Group
4/7 - Sociology Workshop
4/7 - Dean's Medal Ceremony - Prof. Moen
4/17 - SRI

Baby News

Graduate student Carolyn Fraker and her husband Valentin Kirykovich welcomed their son, Adrian Fraker Kirykovich, on March 22. He weighed just under 7 pounds. Congratulations, Carolyn and Valentin!

In Memoriam

Sociology alumna, Sharon Rice Vaughan (BA, Sociology 1969; MA, American Studies 1994), an advocate for women, was recently killed in a auto accident in Cuba.

MPC Seminar

Jack Lam and Jim Saliba (Sociology) and Carrie Henning-Smith (Health Policy & Mgmt) present "Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellow Presentations," Mon. March 30, 12:15 pm, MPC Seminar Room.

Faculty Meeting

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

Teaching Lunch

Prof. Buffy Smith (Sociology & Criminal Justice, St. Thomas), Tues. March 31, 11:30-12:45 pm, 1114 Soc Sci.

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!!

IAS Panel - Prof. Pellow

David Pellow will participate in an Institute for Advanced Study Panel Discussion, "Backwater Blues: Environmental Disaster and African American Experiences," Tues. March 31, 4:00 pm, 1210 Heller Hall. Free and open to the public.

Inequality & Methods Workshop

Benjamin Capistrant (Epidemiology, Public Health) presents "Spousal Caregiving and Decreased Mortality Risk: Empirically Testing Hypothesized Mechanisms," Fri. April 3, 12:15 pm, MPC Seminar Room.


Amy Cosmini (Spanish & Portuguese) presents "Truths Produced and Sold: Latin American Media as a Transitional Justice Memory Merchandiser," Fri. April 3, 12:00 pm, 710 Soc Sci.