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Jul 15, 2022
American Sociological Association plans to meet in LA in a few weeks despite fears about the new variant of COVID-19.


June 14, 2007
Colleges can't be blamed for declines in religious activity, study says, because graduates are more religious than others.
May 4, 2007
House rejects attempts to bar NSF grants whose titles were mocked by Republican lawmakers.
April 11, 2007
Conventional wisdom and plenty of books tell a story of how the post-World War II years saw a great shift take place in elite higher education: As a result of the G.I. Bill, the civil rights and women's movements, changing demographics, and some forward thinking academic leaders, you no longer needed to have the right ancestors and the right prep school to get into the top universities. Meritocracy emerged as a dominant force.
April 9, 2007
Missouri State asks outside experts to analyze controversial social work program -- and the results aren't pretty.
March 19, 2007
At U. of Florida, graduate students complain about inappropriate remarks and bullying by professors.
February 8, 2007
Study finds that minority sociologists disproportionately drop out of academe at the Ph.D. level and again during tenure process.
December 14, 2006
Sociologists find that their retirement and unemployment rates are up, relative to other disciplines. Political science jobs show uptick.
November 22, 2006
Association postpones planned meeting on college sports research, citing inadequate quality of the papers, not their critical nature.
November 22, 2006
Anthropologists, furious that research may have inspired some Abu Ghraib tactics, vow not to assist in torture.
October 4, 2006
Yale researcher challenges Times article saying female grads of elite colleges would choose children over jobs.


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