COVID-19 Symptom Attestation

Sociology News

Subscribe to Sociology News feed
Updated: 3 weeks 5 days ago

Western Libraries announces 2019-20 Undergraduate Research Award winners

Tue, 08/04/2020 - 10:52am

Western Libraries is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 - 2020 Western Libraries Undergraduate Research Award.  Three awards are given annually to Western Washington University undergraduate students in recognition of their excellence and originality in creating research papers for courses taught across the colleges based on significant inquiry using library resources and collections. 

Meet the Outstanding Graduates from CHSS/Social Sciences

Mon, 07/20/2020 - 12:49pm

More than 50 Western Washington University students and graduates received Outstanding Graduate honors for the 2019-20 academic year.

Faculty members from dozens of academic departments and programs select one graduate to honor as the Outstanding Graduate of the year. Selection is a high honor based on grades, research and writing, service to the campus and community, and promise for the future.

Quintin Oliver and Fiona MacMillan to Screen Films, Host Discussion on Peace in Northern Ireland March 4 at Western

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 12:55pm

BELLINGHAM — Quintin Oliver, international conflict resolution expert, and Fiona MacMillan, political communications specialist, will present three short films and lead a discussion about the grass roots sources of peace in Northern Ireland from 1-2:20 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4 in Miller Hall 152.

The three films by award winning film team Below the Radar, “The Story of Yes,” “54 Towns,” and “Hope on the Border” are meant to encapsulate the mood of the time, and serve as a reminder of the history of Northern Ireland. They are each directed by millennials, two by young women.

Yale’s Anna Duensing to Speak at WWU about Holocaust Memory and the Afterlife of Fascism Jan. 23

Wed, 01/08/2020 - 4:36pm

Yale University doctoral candidate of History and African American Studies Anna Duensing will give a talk entitled “A Heritage of Fascists Without Labels: Holocaust Memory and the Afterlife of Fascism in the Long Civil Rights Movement” at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 23 in Bond Hall 105. 

This event is free and open to the public.  

UNC's Fitzhugh Brundage to Present 'Cruelty, Torture, and the Making of a Human Rights Crisis on the Southern Border' Oct. 23

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 11:29am

Prize-winning historian Fitzhugh Brundage, the William Umstead Professor of History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will present "Cruelty, Torture, and the Making of a Human Rights Crisis on the Southern Border of the U.S." from 4-5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 23.

Brundage's most recent book, "Civilizing Torture: An American Tradition," was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in History in 2019.

Opening Convocation and Awards Ceremony officially kicks off the school year

Thu, 09/19/2019 - 11:26am

The traditional breakfast in the VU this morning was followed by the presentation of the annual Awards for Excellence and President Randhawa's Opening Convocation remarks.

This year's award winners are:

Meet the 2018-19 Outstanding Graduates from CHSS/Social and Behavioral Sciences

Thu, 07/25/2019 - 9:49am

More than 50 Western Washington University students and graduates received Outstanding Graduate honors for the 2018-19 academic year. 

Faculty members from dozens of academic departments and programs select one graduate to honor as the Outstanding Graduate of the year. Selection is a high honor based on grades, research and writing, service to the campus and community, and promise for the future.

Sociology’s Lucky Tedrow finishes new study on the career spans of MLB pitchers

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 9:43am

Retiring Western Washington University Sociology professor Lucky Tedrow has published new innovative findings on the working lives of major league baseball pitchers.

In collaboration with David Swanson of University of California at Riverside, Jack Taymen of the University of California at San Diego and Jack Baker of HealthFitness Corporation, Tedrow found career expectancies of MLB pitchers to be much shorter than one would think, with the average career in the Big Leagues lasting just about four years.

Retirement celebration for Lucky Tedrow and Jay Teachman set for June 1

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 3:25pm

Retirement Reception for Lucky Tedrow and Jay Teachman

Friday, June 1 at 4:00 pm

Miller Hall Collaborative Space

Please join us for cake and drinks as we celebrate the careers of Lucky Tedrow and Jay Teachman.

 

Penn's Jonathan Zimmerman to Present 'Censorship and Free Speech on College Campuses in the Age of Trump' Dec. 1

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:36am

The University of Pennsylvania's Jonathan Zimmerman will Present 'Censorship and Free Speech on College Campuses in the Age of Trump' at 4 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 1 in Communications Facility 120.

The presentation is free and open to the public.

WWU Alumnus Shares Teaching Experience

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 2:30pm

Western Washington University’s Everett programming was the perfect fit for recent graduate Christina Cariker.

Cariker, a Teacher Education Outreach Program student, was able to study abroad, take night classes and get hands-on experience as a teacher through Western’s program.

Being single could help you live longer

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 11:14am

Governor Appoints Trista Truemper as New WWU Student Trustee

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 10:44am

Trista Truemper has been appointed by Gov. Jay Inslee to serve a one-year term as the student trustee at Western Washington University.

“Trista Truemper will provide a valuable and unique perspective to Western’s Board of Trustees due to her experience as a Western leader and student,” Inslee said. “I appreciate her willingness to work on behalf of Western students and ensuring they continue to receive the excellent education for which Western is so well-known.”

Pages