September 2020 News

Anna Jo Bodurtha Smith Receives Marshall Scholarship

Sat, 12/26/2009
Congratulations to Sociology Major Anna Jo Bodurtha Smith ‘10 for a Marshall scholarship! TheMarshall Scholarships were established in 1953 as a British gesture of thanks to the people of the United States for the assistance received after the Second World War under the Marshall Plan. Financed by Read more...

Senior Dinner

Tue, 05/26/2009
Click here for senior dinner photo.   Read more...

Mikkel Kruger Krenchel Receives Mildred Priest Frank Prize

Tue, 05/26/2009
  Congratulations to Mikkel Kruger Krenchel ‘09, majoring in sociology and International Studies, who received the 2009 Mildred Priest Frank Prize. The Mildred Priest Frank Memorial Prize was established by Adam R. Rose, ‘81, in honor of his maternal grandmother. It is awarded each year to the Read more...

All Our Kin Conference Offers Advance Registration for Roundtables

Fri, 04/03/2009
This spring marks the 35th anniversary of the publication of All Our Kin, Carol Stack’s path-breaking ethnography of the survival strategies of African-American women living in poverty in urban America. A conference honoring the legacy of Stack’s work will be held at Yale University May Read more...

Patri Friedman at Yale on Wednesday at 7:30pm in WLH119

Tue, 03/03/2009
Bio: Patri Friedman, grandson of Milton Friedman and executive director of the Seasteading Institute. Friedman is a computer scientist, visionary entrepreneur, and advocate for floating homesteads (“seasteads”) around the world’s oceans as a kind of global experiment in distributed political Read more...

Sociology Student Advisory Committee Forming

Sun, 03/01/2009
What it is [from ycc website]: In most departments, the DUS organizes and chairs an advisory committee that includes students and that meets at regular intervals during the year to review aspects of the department’s undergraduate curriculum as it affects both majors and nonmajors. Typically Read more...

Come Learn About the Sociology Major at Yale!

Sat, 02/14/2009
Not sure what to major in? Tired of looking over the same old parts of the Blue Book? Thinking about a career in education, law, public health, business, consulting or public service? Meet with professors and current majors to learn about why Sociology might be a good choice for you at the  Read more...

Master's Tea at Davenport with Margaret Talbot

Fri, 02/13/2009
  Master’s tea at Davenport College, Feb 16th, 4 pm, with Margaret Talbot, staff writer for the New Yorker and author of “Red Sex, Blue Sex” - an event organized in the context of Socy 221: Sex and Romance in Adolescence, and sponsored by the Poynter Fellowship.   Read more...

Amy Jones Receives Emerging Trailblazer Award

Fri, 01/30/2009
  Kudos to Amy Jones ‘09, double major in sociology and cognitive science, one of three seniors to receive the 2009 Emerging Trailblazer Award from the Union of Black Men at Yale!   Read more...

Adam R. Rose Sociology Resource Fund Established

Tue, 09/02/2008
Funding for senior essay projects and undergraduate social activities is now available due to a generous gift from Adam Rose ‘81, a sociology graduate himself and benefactor of the undergraduate program since then. See Department Prize. For more information, contact theDUS. Pics from the 2008 Read more...