Reclaiming Prosperity: Inequality & the Future of Work Thursday, May 23, 2013, 7:30 – 9:00pm - Downstairs at Town Hall; enter on Seneca Street. Admission $5. In the first event of a new and ongoing Civics thread focused on rebuilding economic security and prosperity for working people, David Madland, director of the American Worker Project at the Center for American Progress; Annette... Read more
Trey Causey and Blaine Robbins are receipients of University of Washington Graduate Dissertation Fellowships for next academic year. The fellowship provides full stipend and tuition waiver for one of next year's academic quarters.
Sociology graduate students will present their research at a two-day departmental research symposium. The event will include presentations, roundtable discussions and a potluck lunch. For the fourth year in a row, graduate students have organized a multi-day research symposium. Designed to give students at all stages of the program an opportunity to present their research and get feedback in a... Read more
Adrian was honored by the Department of Statistics at Texas A&M University with the Parzen Prize. The prize is awarded to North American statisticians who have made outstanding and influential contributions to the development of applicable and innovative statistical methods. The award cited Adrian for his “pioneering, influential, and outstanding research in statistical theory, including... Read more
Denice’s work on the effect of For-Profit College attendance on earnings was highlighted in the Chronicle. His research was presented at the American Education Research Association meetings in San Francisco. http://chronicle.com/article/2-Years-of-For-Profit-College-/138843/
Nine current graduate students present results of their original research at the Annual Meetings of the Population Association of America in New Orleans, LA. Citations and Abstracts for graduate students presenting at the 2013 PAA meetings Foster, Brad. "Immigration, Migration, and Demographic Polarization in the US, 1995-2000." (Poster) Abstract: Some evidence suggests that the selective... Read more
Our former graduate student, now Assistant Professor at Dartmouth, was highlighted on Dartmouth’s main webpage as part of their news story promoting new faculty at Dartmouth. This is Emily’s first year at Dartmouth, arriving there after a 2-year Robert Wood Johnson Scholar fellowship at Wisconsin. Read... Read more
Lead author Donatelo Telesca, Ross and colleagues, including former UW graduate student Derek Kreager (Penn State University) and CSSS colleague Elena Erosheva, appear in the December 2012 edition (Vol 107, Issue 500). The published abstract is below or see http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/01621459.2012.716328... Read more