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Scanlan: ‘I Miss Composting’

Scanlan: ‘I Miss Composting’

Letters from Ireland Stephen J. Scanlan, Fulbright  Scholar National University of Ireland Galway Sustainability and the Environment I miss composting. At home in Athens the compost pile where my backyard meets woods is a fixture of my gardening and waste management activities. Everything from apple cores and coffee grounds to […]

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November 15, 2013 at 8:14 amNews

Sociology Alum is Finalist with Entrepreneurial Brewnuts Bakery

Bad Girl Ventures (BGV) Cleveland, a micro-lending organization that combines financing with education, is helping turn entrepreneurial dreams into a reality for 10 local women entrepreneurs selected as finalists to participate in the organization’s Fall 2013 class. One of the finalists will win a $25,000 business loan at the Dec. […]

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November 14, 2013 at 4:51 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Morgan: Evidence of Political Moderation Over Time: Utah’s Immigration Debate Online

Morgan: Evidence of Political Moderation Over Time: Utah’s Immigration Debate Online

  Things often get ugly in the comments that follow political news, but research based on reader comments in Utah suggests that anti-immigrant sentiment is on the decline, says a Brigham Young University news release. Dr. Charlie V. Morgan, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, was a co-author on a […]

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October 28, 2013 at 9:18 pmResearch

Wealth and Poverty: Within and Between Countries

Wealth and Poverty: Within and Between Countries

By Dr. Yeong-Hyun Kim and Dr. Edna Wangui College of Arts & Sciences faculty are tackling the challenges of the 21st century by building interdisciplinary and team-taught courses around a new set of curricular themes. The Wealth and Poverty theme aims to address economic growth, wealth distribution, poverty, inequality, and […]

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October 28, 2013 at 9:21 amNews

Burmeister Presents Paper on ‘Californication of the Korean Rice Market?’

Dr. Larry L. Burmeister, Professor of Sociology at Ohio University, presented “Californication of the Korean Rice Market?” at the 2013 American Sociological Association meeting. His paper was part of a session on Development, Colonialism and Asia. Abstract: Agricultural trade disputes between the U.S. and South Korea over the opening of […]

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August 3, 2013 at 3:43 pmResearch