January 28, 2021
Pandemics Kill People, Not Societies
Historical sociologist Samuel Cohn explains that COVID-19 has us living a “historic normal” that’s yet to cause the downfall of a society.
December 7, 2020
Stay CLASSy, Liberal Arts!
Every year, the College of Liberal Arts Superior Service (CLASS) Awards Program recognizes individuals who provide outstanding service to the college and demonstrate leadership, ingenuity, job excellence, and support for diversity. Here are the winners for 2020.
November 23, 2020
2020 Presidential Impact Fellowship recipients
Two College of Liberal Arts faculty members have received the eminent Presidential Impactful Fellows award.
August 11, 2020
Recognizing racism as a public health crisis is just the beginning
Refinery29 cites a 2013 study led by Joe Feagin, Ella C. McFadden Professor and Distinguished Professor in the Department of Sociology, in this in-depth analysis about racism in America.
July 31, 2020
Aggies BTHO COVID-19: Leila Khalid Warraich ‘16
As a mental health worker, Leila Khalid Warraich ‘16 is an invisible first responder in the COVID-19 crisis. Her work is now more important than ever.
April 2, 2020
Students could be undercounted in the census as coronavirus closes colleges – here’s why that matters
Census data are used to determine federal funding on everything from highway construction to poverty services. With many students heading back to their parents' homes, college towns may take a hit.
January 10, 2020
Children of color already make up the majority of kids in many US states
By 2050, the majority of Americans will not be white. That future is already on its way here – just look at the demographics of kids ages 10 and under.
January 2, 2020
3 big ways that the US will change over the next decade
Dudley L. Poston, professor of sociology, discusses 2030 in The Conversation.
September 24, 2019
National teaching award finalist Reuben May to speak on ‘Exclusionary Practices in Urban Nightlife’
Sociology professor Reuben A. Buford May will present a lecture entitled "‘White Rabbits,’ Dress Codes, Etc.: Exclusionary Practices in Urban Nightlife" as a finalist for the prestigious Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching on September 26.
June 4, 2019
The question you should never ask women – period
"Presuming that female reproductive organs make women behave irrationally is rude and sexist. It also evokes the same unscientific beliefs that have always held women back."