February 2007 Archives

Lunch with a Professor Series

Wednesday, Mar 28, 11:30 - 12:30,
915 Soc Sci

Come and join us for lunch and an informal discussion with Professor Joel Samaha

Wondering what to do with your sociology major after graduation? This is a great opportunity to talk with Professor Samaha about his research and get to know an instructor outside the structure of the classroom.

Prof Broadbent Hosts Int’l Climate Change Conference

The Comparative Climate Change Policy Network (ComPoN) held its first conference, Risk and Response to Global Warming and Environmental Change: Lessons from Cross-National and Global Social Science Research, on January 25-28, 2007 at the University of Minnesota, hosted by Prof Broadbent. In the public conference, speakers discussed their existing comparative social scientific research on global environmental issues, with a focus on the science-policy interface. In the following workshop, network experts and country case investigators discussed how to build on existing research and design the ComPoN survey. Read the UMN News story “Climate change is easy; breaking habits is hard.?

"CONTEXTS" Comes to the U of M

pplnewscontext.jpg"Contexts", one of the flagship publications of the American Sociological Association, will be coming to the University of Minnesota Department of Sociology summer 2007. With its mission of bringing sociological knowledge and information to a broader public audience, "Contexts" fits well with the Department's commitment to engaged sociology. Profs. Chris Uggen and Doug Hartmann will be the co-editors while it is based here from 2008-2010.

Profs Kelly, Moen & Savelsberg Named IAS Fellows

We are pleased to announce that among the Institute for Advanced Study Residential Faculty Fellows for 2007-08 are Sociology Professors Erin Kelly, Phyllis Moen and Joachim Savelsberg. The Institute for Advanced Study is designed to promote interdisciplinary research and creative activity.

Lunch with a Professor Series

Wednesday, Feb 28, 11:15 - 12:00,
915 Soc Sci

Come and join us for lunch and an informal discussion with Professor Doug Hartmann

Wondering what to do with your sociology major after graduation? This is a great opportunity to talk with Professor Hartmann about his research and get to know an instructor outside the structure of the classroom.

What Can I Do With A Major in Social Sciences?

Monday, February 26th from 2:00 - 3:30 pm, 110 Heller Hall

Wondering what to do with your sociology major after graduation? This panel discussion features social science alumni representing various careers and majors. It's your opportunity to ask questions and learn from people with experience! Cookies and hot chocolate provided.

Please register at cclc.umn.edu/events

USA Community Service Event

February 20th 6:00-7:30 pm

Come and join us for a volunteer community service opportunity to assemble food boxes for those in need through Feed My Starving Children. It's only one evening and for a good cause.

Please send Rose an RSVP at yepx0003@umn.edu. Also, let Rose know if you can give rides or need a ride. More specific information as to where to meet will be sent after receiving your RSVP.

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