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Water activist shares her vision with sociology students

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Water activist shares her vision with sociology students

The students of Prof. Hill-Butler’s SOC207 class were excited to have Flint, Michigan water activist E. Yvonne Lewis visit with them on Thursday February 2, 2017.

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Prof. Hill-Butler Curates Her Research on Nashville Floods

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Prof. Hill-Butler Curates Her Research on Nashville Floods

Lost in the flood: A community’s resilience rises above disaster, Schaffer Library, September 19-November 21. Over two days in early May 2010, nearly 14 inches of rain fell across Nashville and parts of middle Tennessee. The deluge forced the Cumberland River and others over their banks, resulting in massive flooding. When the waters receded, 26 people had died, there was $2.4 billion in property damage, and few neighborhoods remained intact. Back home in Schenectady, Deidre Hill Butler watched news accounts of the devastating floods. An associate professor of sociology and director of the...

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Katerina Toulatos receives Gideon Hawley Award

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Katerina Toulatos receives Gideon Hawley Award

Lai Wa Wong ’17, who is double majoring in sociology and computer science, nominated her high school Spanish teacher, Katerina Toulatos, for the Gideon Hawley Gideon Hawley Teacher Recognition Award. Named for the 1809 graduate of Union who was New York state’s first superintendent of public education…

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Prof. Cotter’s Research on Attitudes toward Gender Revolution

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Prof. Cotter’s Research on Attitudes toward Gender Revolution

Professor David Cotter, Sociology Department Chair, recently published research in which he and several colleagues analyzed changing American attitudes toward gender roles using data from the General Social Survey.

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Prof. Hill-Butler Speaks at Pizza and Politics – 2-11-15

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Prof. Hill-Butler Speaks at Pizza and Politics – 2-11-15

#Blacklivesmatter: A Hip Hop Perspective – Sociology Prof. Hill-Butler and Jermaine Wells of Learning Environments Services discuss the issues! Wednesday Common Hour in Lippman 016

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Community Service Mini-term Symposium at the Nott

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Community Service Mini-term Symposium at the Nott

On Tuesday, January 27th, students in this year’s Community Service Mini-term shared their research and experiences from their December trip to Louisiana

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Prof. Hill-Butler to Discuss Classic Film, Birth of a Nation, 11/24 at Proctors

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Prof. Hill-Butler to Discuss Classic Film,  Birth of a Nation, 11/24 at Proctors

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2014 Community Service Mini-Term Will Build Wheelchair Ramps in Dulac

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2014 Community Service Mini-Term Will Build Wheelchair Ramps in Dulac

This year’s Community Service Mini-Term is fundraising so they can purchase materials to build 2 wheelchair ramps this December in Dulac, LA.

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Professor Hill Butler to Lead Conversations on Giving, Serving, & Leading

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Professor Hill Butler to Lead Conversations on Giving, Serving, & Leading

Every Wednesday, starting April 2nd from 6:30 – 8:00pm, Professor Deidre Hill Butler will facilitate a series of discussions in the McChesney Room at the Schenectady County Public Library, 99 Clinton St, Schenectady. Register by calling 388-4511. Event is open to all.     ...

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Prof. Stablein shares his research with the Sociology Club…

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Prof. Stablein shares his research with the Sociology Club…

In October,  new Sociology Professor Timothy Stablein discussed his recent research at the first meeting of the Sociology Club. The ‘discussion & lunch’ in the Wold Minerva Great Room was well-attended.  Professor Stablein has studied expectations of privacy a& information exchanges and the role of technology in medicine. He shared his findings about the disparities in health care among stigmatized groups. His research also includes doctor-patient relationships in cases of children and...

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