Daily Archives: January 5, 2017

CSDE Seminar on Friday

The Center for Studies in Demography & Ecology and the West Coast Poverty Center Presents… From High School to College: Gender, Immigrant Generation, and Race-Ethnicity Friday, Jan. 6th from 12:30-1:30 PM Communications Building, Rm 120 Charles Hirschman, Dept. of Sociology … Continue reading

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Podcast: The History of ‘Statistical Significance’

Where do terms like “statistical significance” and “p value” originate? Who decided what the threshold of likelihood should be?  From Peter Kelley’s article, “Documents that Changed the World: Sir Ronald Fisher defines ‘statistical significance,’ 1925:  “The subject of Joe Janes’ … Continue reading

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$5,000 Mary Gates Scholarships – Info Sessions this Week!

Looking for money to help fund your education? Consider applying for the Mary Gates Scholarship!  The Mary Gates Endowment for Students is currently accepting scholarship applications. Mary Gates Scholarships provide $5,000 ($2,500 per quarter for two quarters) for students to … Continue reading

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Free Podcast on Student Debt

Stressed about student debt? Check out this fun and FREE podcast, Scholar’s Strategy Network’s “No Jargon” series! Episode 4 speaks specifically about student debt. The entire series eloquently ties together topics of education and the economy. Check out the podcast series … Continue reading

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SOC in the News: Sociology Majors and the Job Market

An article published by PEW Social Trends discusses the state of American jobs, who may be benefitting in the future, and what employers are looking for in prospective candidates. Overall, these trends appear to be in high support of sociology majors!  … Continue reading

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2017 Undergraduate Research Symposium–Application now Open!

The application for the 20th Annual UW Undergraduate Research Symposium is now open! The Symposium will be held on May 19, 2017 in Mary Gates Hall.  The application deadline is February 13, 2017.  The Symposium is a celebration of undergraduate accomplishments … Continue reading

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Film Screening: The Road to Nickelsville

The Road to Nickelsville Sunday, January 15th  from 5:15 to 7:15 at the Northwest Film Forum (1515 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122) Caution, survival, and hope. The residents of Nickelsville, an organized homeless encampment in Seattle Washington, share how they … Continue reading

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Upcoming Winter Internship Programs

The Career & Internship Center presents Winter 2017 Internship Programs! As easy as 1, 2, 3!  Step 1: Strengthen your Internship Knowledge with a Workshop, MGH 134 Getting Started: Internships Explained Jan. 12th,  1:30-2:00 PM Feb. 2nd, 1:30-2:00 PM Getting … Continue reading

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Sociology Writing Center!

If you don’t know about the Sociology Writing Center, you are really missing out!  Located in the Sociology Advising Office, Savery Hall 203 The UW Sociology Writing Center provides assistance with: Brainstorming | Outlining | Organizing | Thesis construction | … Continue reading

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Winter 2017 Employer-Led Workshop Series

The Career & Internship Center has an exciting lineup for the Winter 2017 Employer-Led Workshop series! There will be 5 companies presenting in their lobby over the course of January and February, on a variety of career related topics. All … Continue reading

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