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Change in Fall 2008 for Soc 3801: Social Research Methods

Please note that starting with Fall 2008, SOC 3801: Social Research
Methods will no longer be a writing intensive designated course. We
will continue to have many writing intensive course options.

New Undergraduate Capstone Research Award

Through the generous support of an anonymous donor, the Department of Sociology has awarded four undergraduate research awards of $3,000 to senior Sociology majors conducting original research as part of their capstone projects.

Study Abroad in the Social Sciences

Wednesday, Nov 14, noon - 1:30,
110 Heller Hall

Are you a past study abroad participant? Family and friends no longer interested in hearing your stories? Are you interested in studying abroad and want to hear from other students who have incorporated study abroad into their degrees? Join us for lively discussion and refreshments, and learn about some of your options for studying abroad as an undergraduate. Please call 612-626-7714 for more info. and to register

Careers in Criminal Justice Student Alumni Panel

Wednesday, November 7, 10:00 - 11:00, 1314 Soc Sci

Have you thought about a career in criminal justice or corrections? Come to this panel discussion to hear from people with internship or work experience in these fields.

Please register to attend by going to the CCLC website.

Undergraduate Soc Association Meeting

Next Fall Semester meeting, Monday, October 22, 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.

Fantastic scholarship awarded

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! Mohamed is a 2006 summa cum laude graduate, and was the winner of CLA's Turner Award for Best Summa Thesis for 2006, as well as, a Soc Research Institute (SRI) award for best undergraduate paper.

Wruck Wins ASA Award

Peter Wruck, a UMN undergraduate student entering the PhD program in the Fall of 2007, was recently announced as the winner of ASA's Feagin Undergraduate Student Paper Competition. Peter's paper was written in his honors seminar overseen by Prof. Liz Boyle. Congrats to both Peter and Liz!

Fantastic Fall Courses to consider

Soc 3090: Soc of Music

Soc 3251W: Race, Class & Gender

Soc 3411W: Orgs & Society

Soc 3421W: Soc of Work

Soc 3452: Education & Society

Soc 4090: Soc of Sport

Soc 4142: Juvenile Justice and Law

Soc 4170: Soc of International Law

Soc 4190: Cases that Shaped & Shocked the Nation

To learn more, visit the class schedule and the course guide descriptions.

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.

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