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Sociology News Archive
Rachel Allison quoted in Forbes
Dr. Rachel Allison, recent UIC Sociology graduate, was quoted in Forbes about her research on Hook-Up Culture.
Professor Krysan quoted in NY Times
UIC Sociology Professor Maria Krysan was recently quoted in a NY Times article entitled, "The Data-Driven Home Search."
Professor Bielby quoted in 2014 Study of Best and Worst State's for Women's Equality
UIC Sociology Professor Bill Bielby was recently quoted in WalletHub’s study examining the Best and Worst States for Women’s Equality in 2014. You can find the piece, which has already garnered a great deal of nationwide news coverage, here: http://wallethub.com/edu/best-and-worst-states-for-women-equality/5835/#William-Bielby
Professor Barbara Risman Interviewed by CBS 2 Chicago Regarding Employers Offering Egg Freezing
UIC professor and head of sociology, Barbara Risman, discussed the new offering by some employers to have employees' eggs frozen with CBS 2 Chicago. The segment can be seen here: http://cbsloc.al/1xocLae
Professor Risman cited in LA Times
Professor Barbara Risman was cited in a recent LA Times articles about young women and the closing workplace gender gap.
Fall 2013 "Of Note" Now Available
The Fall 2013 semester newsletter, which highlights student and faculty accomplishments.
Rachel Gordon Receives Prestigioius Grant
Prof Rachel Gordon received a prestigious grant from the Institute of Education Sciences through the U.S. Department of Education to explore how we measure preschool program quality.
Congratulations to Rachel Allison
Rachel Allison, PhD Candidate in the Sociology Department, has accepted a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor at Mississippi State University for fall of 2014.
Anna Colaner wins Child Care Scholars Award
Anna Colaner has won the prestigious and highly competitive Child Care Scholars Award from the Administration for Children and Families in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Dr. Cybelle Fox (UC Berkeley), on the Welfare State, Wed. March 6 Colloquium
Dr. Cybelle Fox discusses her new book at the March 6th colloquium.
Gordon's CCF Study Covered by TIME
TIME recently covered a new CCF study co-authored by UIC Sociology's Rachel Gordon.
Lessons from the Census
Assistant Professor Matt Hall recently discussed lessons from the census for the state of Illinois.
Professor Herring interviewed about special congressional election
Cedric Herring interviewed for about the special election to replace former Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr on ABC
UIC Sociology Celebrates UIC's 50th Anniversary!
Spring 2015 "Of Note" now available!
Fall 2014 "Of Note" now available
Spring 2014 "Of Note" Now Available
The Spring 2014 semester newsletter, which highlights student and faculty accomplishments.
Maria Krysan to PI HUD Funded Project
Maria Krysan will be PI of a project, flowing through the Urban Institute, but funded by HUD, entitled: "The Housing Search Process of Racial and Ethnic Minorities."
Summer Sociology Newsletter, Available
LAS/ Sociology newsletter
Spring 2013 Of Note, Available
Sociology Department newsletter available
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