Monthly Archives: October 2019

Research Opportunity in Epidemiology Studying Intimate Partner Violence

Dr. Mary Kernic (Department of Epidemiology) has partnered with the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office (KCPAO) to examine factors associated with victim recantation and non-cooperation during the prosecution of domestic violence cases. She is currently looking for an undergraduate intern … Continue reading

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Research Opportunity on Residential Mobility

With the support of the National Science Foundation, UW sociologists are studying residential mobility among families using Housing Choice Vouchers in King County. This project is being done in collaboration with the Seattle Housing Authority and the King County Housing … Continue reading

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Live Off Campus? Help Your Fellow Student Researchers!

Students in the Sociology Research Practicum class are conducting original research on undergrad student experiences with off-campus housing. If that’s you, they would love to hear your thoughts! You can fill out the 5-10 minute long survey here, or by … Continue reading

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Nominate Your Favorite Professor/Instructor for a Distinguished Teaching Award

Have you taken a sociology class and been blow away by your professor? Or perhaps one of our instructors has been vital to your time here at UW and has helped you understand the world better? If so, consider nominating … Continue reading

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Sociology at the Movies – Lynch: A History

An upcoming screening of David Shields‘ groundbreaking new film, Lynch: A History, examines race, protest, and the sports industrial complex through the divisive figure of former Seattle Seahawks running back, Marshawn Lynch. The film is a loose adaptation of Shields’s 1999 book, Black … Continue reading

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Publish Your Writing in a UW Economics Newsletter

The Economics Undergraduate Board (EUB) is opening up article submissions for the Economizer to all majors interested in economics. Share your passions, opinions and new ideas with your peers and faculty. The Economizer is a quarterly newsletter published in the … Continue reading

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Editing as Activism: Edit-A-Thon to Correct Systemic Bias in Wikipedia

Help address the systematic biases relating to gender, race, and social class that lead to under-representation of topics, people, and organizations on Wikipedia! Editors of all levels of experience welcome!  From beginners just starting out to Wiki experts, there will be … Continue reading

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Need just a few more credits for Winter Quarter?

Are you looking to add and additional 1 or 2 credits to your Winter Quarter schedule? These general study courses may be of interest to you: Research Exposed A lunch lecture series on Wednesdays from 12:30pm – 1:20pm GEN ST … Continue reading

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Volunteer Opportunity: Help People Complete the 2020 Census

With the 2020 Census coming up, the United Way’s Census and Benefits Navigators will serve as a resource for community members to get information and help while completing their 2020 Census Questionnaires. In addition to preparing taxes, United Way’s Free Tax Preparation … Continue reading

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Scholarship Alerts!

Graduate School Truman Scholarship: Juniors…Do you have an issue that drives you to learn, volunteer, advocate, teach and lead? Apply for the Truman Scholarship! The Truman Scholarship is looking to support future change-makers. Students interested in and dedicated to issues like social … Continue reading

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