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UConn Junior Wins Prestigious Truman Scholarship

Akshayaa Chittibabu ’19 (CLAS), a biological sciences and sociology major, has been named a 2018 Truman Scholar by The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation. The competitive national award, given to 59 students across the U.S., selects and supports the next generation of public service leaders. Chittibabu, a junior, is a STEM scholar who has worked […]

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Sociology students elected to Phi Beta Kappa honors society

The following students in Sociology have been elected to Phi Beta Kappa this year. Phi Beta Kappa is the nation’s oldest and most widely recognized honors society, celebrating achievement in the liberal arts and sciences. Bouley, Kylie Haggerty Djunaedi, Syifa Rahmadianputri Ewry, Amanda O’Neil, Meghan Ruth Rajahraman, Vinaya Takeda, Jun Kristina Veeraraghav, Anand Vydianathan  

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Joseline awarded the 2018 “Undergraduate Social Action Award”

Joseline Tlacomulco (middle), from Ruth Hernandez’s class (right) on “Introduction to Latin America and the Caribbean,” was awarded the 2018 “Undergraduate Social Action Award” by Sociologists for Women in Society (SWS), a national nonprofit professional organization dedicated to efforts related to feminist action, including promoting social justice through local, national, and international activism. This recognition […]

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UConn student received the 2018 “Best Undergraduate Poster Award”

UConn Sociology students, Savannah-Nicole Villalba (left) and Caroline Brooks (right) presented their research at the 2018 Eastern Sociological Society’s Annual Conference in Baltimore.  Savannah-Nicole Villalba’s research, titled “A Healthy Food Inventory of Waterbury, CT” received the Best Undergraduate Poster Award.  This distinction was given to seven out of 170 posters.  Savannah-Nicole’s project was funded by the […]

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