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Henry Landsberger 1926-2017

April 21, 2017

Born in Dresden, Germany in 1926, Henry Landsberger was part of the Kindertransport that evaculated nearly 10,000 mostly Jewish children to England from German-controlled lands just prior to the start of World War II.  For the next ten years, he … Read more

Undergraduate Student Spotlight: Educational Policy Internship

February 6, 2017

  This past summer, one of our majors, Jovonnie Quintero, interned with the Southern Education Leadership Initiative (SELI) through the Southern Education Foundation. Jovonnie is a senior from Phoenix, Arizona double majoring in Sociology and Education. As his internship, he … Read more

Atiya Husain Awarded Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship

December 21, 2013

Congratulations to sociology graduate student Atiya Husain!  She was recently awarded the Ford Foundation Pre-Doctoral Fellowship. The predoctoral fellowships provide three years of support  for individuals engaged in graduate study leading to a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or Doctor of … Read more

Brian Foster Awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

December 21, 2013

Congratulations are in order for sociology graduate student Brian Foster!  He was recently awarded an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master’s … Read more

Aseem Hasnain Selected as the Graduate Phillips Ambassador for 2012

December 21, 2013

Once a year, the Phillips Ambassadors Program offers one Phillips Ambassadors Scholarship on the graduate level to: further enrich the overall educational experience of undergraduate Phillips Ambassadors by involving one outstanding graduate student who is engaged in research related to … Read more