Month: March 2021

Become a Sociology Honors Student!

Are you a Rising Sophomore or Junior Sociology Major with a GPA of 3.40 or above?  If so, we  encourage you to apply to be an Honors program student as a sociology major!  Deciding to do so is pretty straight-forward.  Below are information and links about the Honors Program application timeline and process. Next Deadline: April 1, […]

Bradley Wright: 2020 OUR Mentorship Excellence Award

Congratulations to Bradley Wright, recipient of the 2020 OUR Mentorship Excellence Award! This award is given to an individual faculty member who has displayed outstanding mentorship of undergraduate researchers. Bradley Wright was nominated for his purpose-driven and student-focused approach to mentorship, with students citing the ways in which he helps students develop clarity of purpose and […]

Nabil Tueme: “All in the Family”

Congratulations to Sociology graduate student Nabil Tueme on her recent article in Sociology Compass, “All in the Family: The Role of Family Networks, Collective Action Frames, and Identity in Latino Movement Participation.” The article discusses the importance of family for Latino communities.   ***Excerpt from Article*** In this article, I review the literature on the role […]

Refugee Advocate Irene Soteriou Named 2021 UConn Newman Civic Fellow

Congratulations to Irene Soteriou, ’23 (CLAS), who was nominated by President Thomas Katsouleas for a Newman Civic Fellowship for her investment in collaborative changemaking. The Newman Civic Fellowship recognizes and supports community-committed students who are changemakers and public problem-solvers at Campus Compact member institutions. Read the full article here.   ***Excerpt from the article*** As […]