Sociologists of Minnesota - 2011 Conference

Sociologists of Minnesota presents "Religious Changes in a Volatile World", Thurs.-Fri., Oct. 13-14, Hindu Temple of Minnesota, 10530 Troy Lane North, Maple Grove, MN 55311; (763) 425-9449. Prof. Penny Edgell presents keynote address, "The Pig is Not the Problem: New Approaches in the Study of Religion In Society," Thurs. Oct. 13, 7:15 pm.

UMN Sociology students will present their work in a UMN Student Research Session, Thurs. October 13, 1:45-3:15 pm. Presider: Rob Stewart, President, University of Minnesota Sociological Association(UMSA).
1) Emily Philipp
"The Impact of Micro-loans on the Betterment of Lives: Results from a Survey in Rural Kenya"
2) Breana Bright
"Hanging for All to See: A Sociological Perspective on Black Males Today"
3) Jose Gallardo
"How College Students Define The American Dream: Preliminary Findings and Interpretations"
4) Laura Saehr
"An Analytical Review of No Child Left Behind Act Provisions for Students"
5) Danielle Docka
"The Rank and File of the 'Armies of Compassion': Serving the Poor and Needy in an Era of Faith-Based Provision"