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As many of you know, the Department of Sociology sponsored an event at the ASA meetings in honor of Sheldon Stryker, who passed away earlier this year. IU alum Richard Serpe, along with several of his colleagues at Kent State, arranged for the event to be filmed. The film has been uploaded to the IU Sociology channel on YouTube: https://youtu.be/VEQzVE_Hmvo
Distinguished Professor Bernice Pescosolido was recently elected to the National Academy of Medicine, one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and a reflection of her outstanding professional achievements in these areas.
Congratulations to Roshan Pandian, whose MA paper, "Does Manufacturing Matter for Economic Growth in the Era of Globalization?" has been awarded the University Graduate School Distinguished Master’s Thesis Award for 2016.
Indiana University’s 22nd Annual Preparing Future Faculty (PFF) Graduate Conference is a one-day event designed to provide graduate students from all disciplines and at all phases of their educations with important information about preparing for their future academic careers. The conference will be Friday February 03, 2017, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM in Indiana Memorial Union: Rooms - Frangipani, Whittenberger, and Georgian.
The 2017 Karl F. Schuessler Lecture will be presented by Matthew Salganik, Professor of Sociology at Princeton University. Professor Salganik is affiliated with several of Princeton's interdisciplinary research centers: the Office for Population Research, the Center for Information Technology Policy, the Center for Health and Wellbeing, and the Center for Statistics and Machine Learning. His research interests include social networks and computational social science. The lecture will be Friday April 07, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM in Woodburn Hall, Room 200, The Social Science Research Commons (SSRC). A reception will follow the talk.
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