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Children and Global Gentrification
Monday, June 26, 2017
By Teresa Irene Gonzales I recently gave a talk to the newly formed chapter of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Campus Initiative at Knox College. Founded by the United Nations in 1946 to provide aid to Children affected by...

How Sociology Majors Prepare for the Labor Force
Monday, June 19, 2017
By Karen Sternheimer Every year, students ask me what kinds of jobs they might get with a degree in sociology. In today’s job market, a major is not typically direct vocational training, preparing you for a specific field, but instead...

This is Your Brain on Sociology
Monday, June 12, 2017
By Peter Kaufman “My head hurts!” I’m sure many students have uttered these words after sitting through a particularly dense or complex sociological lesson. I know I’ve felt this way during my own education and I have certainly heard students...

The Brumble
Monday, June 05, 2017
By Jonathan Wynn As a professor at a large northeastern university, I spend a fair amount of time listening to students talk. Particularly before class, as I do some last minute shuffling of my notes or plugging in my PowerPoint,...

The Social Geography of Health
Thursday, June 01, 2017
By Karen Sternheimer Where we live matters, but not just for the reasons we might think. While we might associate the weather or terrain with a particular region or location, it's also important to consider the social forces that help...