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Pandemic Leads to Higher Depression, Anxiety and Fear, Studies Show
Research by U of A sociologists from early in COVID-19’s spread shows increased levels of suicidial thoughts and other psychological trauma.
Fulbright College Announces 2020 Winners of King, Nolan and OMNI Awards
Fulbright College has selected the 2020 recipients of several of its most prestigious endowed faculty awards, including Daniel Sutherland, Kevin Fitzpatrick, Ben Vining and Toni Jensen.
Teaching Academy 2019 New Fellows and Imhoff Awards
Adnan Alrubaye, Kelly A. Way, John Gauch, Caree Ann Marie Banton, Juan José Bustamante, Tomas Jandik, Linda Jones, Lynn Meade, Stephanie Schulte and Anne Velliquette were honored.
Honors Students Selected for Prestigious Congressional Black Caucus Internship
Honors students Elijah Conley, Daniel Webster and Justyce Yuille were three of only 55 people chosen for the prestigious Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Inc. Summer Internship Program.
Department of Sociology and Criminology Welcomes New Faculty
Michael Niño joins the university with a research agenda touching international migration, race and ethnicity, demography, and criminology within the context of how they shape population health.
Grant Drawve to Lead New Crime and Security Data Analytics Lab in Fulbright College
Grant Drawve, an assistant professor sociology and criminology, will begin his new role as associate director of the newly formed Crime and Security Data Analytics Lab beginning July 1.
New 'Short Talks' Explores Fear and Food Insecurity During a Pandemic
Sociology professor Kevin Fitzpatrick discusses why a pandemic causes a level of fear that may be creating inappropriate or harmful behavior.
School of Social Work Receives $4 Million Award in Partnership With Counseling and Guidance Center
Associate professors Johanna Thomas and Shaun Thomas are helping implement health improvements in rural communities.
Department of Sociology and Criminology Offers a Timely Course in Organizations and Society
SOCI 4063 Organizations in Society, which will be offered during May intersession, provides a critical lens, enabling students to look at those business organizations with a unique perspective.
Survey Shows Regions of Elevated Food Insecurity Due to COVID-19 Pandemic
Respondents from the South and mid-South reported above-average levels of food insecurity, while the Midwest and Northeast were lower.