Diversity and Inclusion in the Agriculture and Food System: Perspectives from CALS Leadership

The sustainability of our food system depends on ensuring that everyone has a seat at the table. Recognizing this, agriculture and food businesses, organizations, and educational institutions are increasing their diversity and inclusion efforts — from the classroom to the field to the fork. But what does diversity and inclusion mean? What is its relevance … Continue reading Diversity and Inclusion in the Agriculture and Food System: Perspectives from CALS Leadership

September 6-6, 2018, 3:40-5:00pm | 0013 Curtiss Hall

2018-2019 Department of Sociology Scholarships Awarded

Congratulations to 2018-2019 scholarship recipients. Please join us in recognizing our students at the Alpha Kappa Delta Scholarship Reception. George Henry and Maude Drew Von Tungeln Scholarship: Alfredo Hernandez Center for Creative Justice Criminal Justice Award: Rodney Harris George Freeman Memorial Scholarship: Sonja Lindberg Gerald E. and D. Eileen Klonglan Scholarship: Deborah Burns & Naboth … Continue reading 2018-2019 Department of Sociology Scholarships Awarded

April 20-20, 2018, 4:30-6:00pm | Neil Harl Commons, Curtiss Hall

Apply Now: 2018-2019 Department of Sociology Scholarships

Department of Sociology scholarship applications are now open for the 2018-2019 academic year. Scholarships are available for incoming, undergraduate and graduate sociology majors. Apply by 11:59 p.m. on February 4 to ensure consideration. For more information, available scholarships and requirements, visit soc.iastate.edu/scholarships.

April 20-20, 2018, 4:30-6:00pm

Apply Now: Ph.D. Research Assistantship to Study Opioid Risks in Non‐Metropolitan Communities

A new Ph.D. research assistantship is available in the Department of Sociology at Iowa State University. This assistantship will be funded as part of a new project identifying and disseminating effective place-based strategies to reduce opioid risks and hazards in rural and micropolitan communities experiencing social disorganization due to economic and farm restructuring. The assistantship … Continue reading Apply Now: Ph.D. Research Assistantship to Study Opioid Risks in Non‐Metropolitan Communities

April 20-20, 2018, 4:30-6:00pm

Apply Now: Ph.D. Research Assistantship to Study the Social Dimensions and Governance of Gene-Edited Foods

A Ph.D. research assistantship is available in the Department of Sociology at Iowa State University. This assistantship will be funded as part of a new project examining the social dimensions and governance of foods derived from gene edited crops. Gene edited foods will likely create controversy and pose major governance challenges because of the technology’s … Continue reading Apply Now: Ph.D. Research Assistantship to Study the Social Dimensions and Governance of Gene-Edited Foods

April 20-20, 2018, 4:30-6:00pm