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Spring Enrollment Event, Wednesday, October 21st

Sociology Department: Spring Enrollment Event Wednesday, October 21st 11:00am- Noon and 3:00 pm- 4:00 pm in the Department Lobby, 3rd Floor Hyer Hall Drop into a causal spring enrollment event to meet Faculty members (including three new faculty members), learn about course offerings for Spring 2016 and pick up a snack! Have questions about the major […]

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Internship Development Seminar, Wednesday, October 14th

Department of Sociology: Internship Development Seminar Wednesday, October 14th 4:30-5:30pm in Hyer Hall 104 Internships are key toward gaining relevant experience to land a job after graduation. Come to this seminar to learn about the Department’s plan to launch a semester long and summer version of a for credit internship class. Learn about previous internship placements […]

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EVENT: Markets and Culture & Sociology Gathering

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Matthew Keller, Sociology, The Evolution of U.S. Innovation Policy

In a volume issued by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), Prof. Keller argues that since the 1980s, the U.S. government has been involved in innovative dynamism through decentralized programs that have often fallen beneath the radar of public debates. Understanding the programs is crucial to bolstering the U.S. innovation system, and to nations that seek […]

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Professors receive tenure, promotions effective in 2015-16

  Congratulations to the Dedman College faculty members who are newly tenured as associate professors or have been promoted to full professorships to begin the 2015-16 academic year. The following individuals received tenure or promotion effective Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015. Recommended for tenure and promotion to Associate Professor: Angela Ards, English Greg Brownderville, English Justin […]

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Seven Dedman College professors receive emeritus status in 2014-15

Congratulations to the following professors who received emeritus status in 2014-2015. The professors, and their dates of service:   Christine Buchanan, Professor Emerita of Biological Sciences, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, 1977-2015     Bradley Kent Carter, Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, 1970-2015     Anthony Cortese, Professor Emeritus of Sociology, […]

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Luisa del Rosal, Dedman College student, education ops may further integrate economies of Mexico, U.S.

By ALFREDO CORCHADO acorchado@dallasnews.com Mexico Bureau Published: 13 December 2014 11:49 PM Updated: 14 December 2014 12:03 AM Related Mexican professionals bringing ambition, startups to North Texas Educational opportunity is another factor drawing talented Mexicans to North Texas. David Arreaga, from the northern Mexico state of Coahuila, is a Ph.D. candidate and researcher in the […]

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Anne Lincoln, Sociology, cited in a story about changing the paradigms regarding women in math/science careers

Science Magazine Originally posted: December 4, 2014 Science, argued physicist and philosopher of science Thomas Kuhn in his seminal 1962 book The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, makes fundamental advances when new, unfamiliar intellectual paradigms replace older, accepted ones that can no longer account for important data and observations. But new paradigms, Kuhn added, inevitably face […]

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Anne Lincoln, Sociology, some male scientists willing to forsake careers for family

Phys.org …”These findings suggest to us that the academy does not merely have a gender problem, but also a child-rearing problem—men who want to have and spend time with their children likely will face challenges in academic science,” said Damaske, who worked with Elaine Howard Ecklund, Autrey Professor of Sociology, Rice University; Anne Lincoln, associate […]