Daily Archives: March 30, 2017

[SOC in the News!] Dr. Philip Howard on 60 Minutes

How Fake News Becomes a Popular, Trending Topic Sociologist (and former UW professor) Philip N. Howard was on “60 Minutes” this week discussing his research on social media and its influence on political news and electoral politics. Below is an excerpt … Continue reading

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[SOC in the News]: Livable City Year 2016-2017 Projects ft. Prof. Kyle Crowder!

Livable City Year: One year. One city. Dozens of UW faculty and hundreds of students. Working together to catalyze livability. Livable City Year partnered with the City of Auburn for the 2016-2017 academic year, connecting UW students and faculty with … Continue reading

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Dr. Johnetta Cole to be UW’s 2017 Commencement Speaker

The following is an excerpt from an article posted on UW Today by Victor Balta on March 27, 2017 Distinguished Educator and Humanitarian Dr. Johnetta Cole to be Uw’s 2017 Commencement Speaker “Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole, former president of Spelman … Continue reading

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[SOC in the News]: The Importance of Sociology!

The following article was posted in the March 17th New York Times by Neil Irwin What if Sociologists Had as Much Influence as Economists?  “They say when all you have is a hammer, every problem looks like a nail. And … Continue reading

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Reminder about the 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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