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Debra Umberson Featured on Huffington Post's Blog

Posted: May 8, 2015

Debra Umberson discusses the health impact of marriage on gay and lesbian people in her blog piece on Huffington Post.

Shannon Cavanagh Receives Teaching Fellowship

Posted: May 6, 2015

Shannon Cavanagh has been selected to receive a Raymond Dickson Centennial Endowed Teaching Fellowship.

Javier Auyero Wins Teaching Award

Posted: May 5, 2015

Javier Auyero is the recipient of the Award for Distinction in Teaching by the Alpha of Texas chapter of Phi Beta Kappa.

Norval Glenn Prize Winner Announced

Posted: Apr 8, 2015

Congratulations to Kate Averett, the recipient of the 2015 Norval Glenn Prize.

Graduate Student Wins Fulbright US Student Award

Posted: Mar 31, 2015

Graduate student Katie Jensen has been selected for a 2015-16 Fulbright US Student Award to Brazil.

Graduate Student Awarded SSRC Dissertation Fellowship

Posted: Mar 30, 2015

Graduate student Vivian Shaw has been awarded a Social Science Research Council fellowship for her dissertation project, "Human Fallout: Post-Disaster Citizenship in Anti-Nuclear and Anti-Racism Collective Action in Japan."

Rob Crosnoe Wins President’s Associates Teaching Excellence Award

Posted: Mar 12, 2015

Sociology Chair Rob Crosnoe is a recipient of the 2014-15 President’s Associates Teaching Excellence Award.

Shannon Cavanagh's Research on Family Income Impact on Children's Well-Being Featured on NBC News

Posted: Mar 2, 2015

Shannon Cavanagh's work with the Council on Contemporary Families (CCF) is featured on NBC News.

Mary Rose Is One of Alcalde's 2015 Texas 10 Most Talented and Inspiring Professors

Posted: Feb 19, 2015

The Alcalde, the official publication of the Texas Exes, selected Mary Rose for its 2015 Texas 10, an annual list of UT Austin's most talented and inspiring professors as nominated by alumni.

Department of Sociology Celebrates Centennial

Posted: Oct 1, 2014

In celebration of its 100th anniversary, the Sociology Department hosted a special event on September 19, 2014, featuring UVA President Dr Teresa A Sullivan.

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