April 2007 Archives

Undergraduate Soc Association Meeting

Next Fall Semester meeting, Monday, October 1, 2:30 - 3:30 915 Soc Sci

Come and join fellow majors for an informal discussion and program planning meeting. We will have some treats in appreciation for our 07-08 leadership team and plan for our fall welcome reception.

2nd Annual Picnic on the Plaza

This Thursday, April 26, 2007, 11:30 - until the food is gone, In front of the Soc Sci Tower

Come and join fellow majors and other community members for a fun picnic to celebrate the end of the semester.

2007-08 Awards

Jenna Fannon, Aaron Marquette, Taylor Schey, Calvin Stocker, Spring 2008 Sociology Undergraduate Capstone Award Winners

Sean O'Rourke, 2008 President's Student Leadership and Service Award

Mohamed Bakri, 2007 Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Scholarship This scholarship is for beginning graduate or professional study in any field, and covers tuition, room, board, fees, and books - up to $50,000 annually - for up to six years of graduate study. Congratulations!

Jenna Dresen, Fall 2007 Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP), "Survey of Prison Officers in MN" with faculty sponsor Josh Page

Kathryn Fodness, Sociology Undergraduate Research Fellowship

Aaron Marquette, Selmer Birkelo Scholarship, College of Liberal Arts

Hajime Miyauchi, Fall 2007 Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP), "Impact of Masculinity on College Students" with faculty sponsor, Kathy Hull

Rajiv (Evan) Rajan, Sociology Undergraduate Research Fellowship

Molly Watters, 2007 President's Student Leadership and Service Award

Peter Wruck, the winner of ASA's Feagin Undergraduate Student Paper Competition

Johnson Defends Dissertation

LuAnne Johnson successfully defended her dissertation: "Mimetic Behavior as a Response to Social Uncertainty: The Rise of Internet Advertising in Manufacturing versus Service Industries." Additionally, the Graduate Committee nominated LuAnne for The Graduate School's 'Best Dissertation' Award. Congratulations, LuAnne!

Songora Accepts Position at Worcester State

Fortunata Songora Makene has accepted an Assistant Professor of Sociology position at Worcester State College in Worcester, MA. Congratulations, Fortunata!

Pereira Accepts Cal State Position

Ana Pereira has accepted a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Sociology at California State University, Northridge. Congratulations, Ana!

2006-07 Awards

Mohamed Bakri, 2006 Turner Award for Best Honors Thesis in CLA

Tatiana Ormaza, 2007 Sharon Doherty Women Student Leadership Award

Rajiv Evan Rajan, Spring 2007 Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP), "Collective Memories of Atrocities: My Lai Massacre," with faculty sponsor Joachim Savelsberg

Christopher Shad, Selmer Birkelo Scholarship, College of Liberal Arts

Benjamin Wiggins, Selmer Birkelo Scholarship, College of Liberal Arts

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