New peer mentoring program created as part of Fostering Success Article by Drew Smith. Originally published on Source. A new mentoring program has been formed for CSU students who were foster youth or otherwise separated from their parents. The Fostering Success Program was started at CSU in 2010 for students from independent backgrounds. This includes […]
Food Tank’s Fall 2018 Reading List—19 Books To Take the Food System Back Contributing Author: Katherine Walla. Originally published on foodtank: The Think Tank for Food Food Tank is highlighting 19 books about food and agriculture to fall for this season! These books explore food policy, nutrition science, healthy eating, food justice, and the challenges […]
Did you know that mutual understanding and respect are at the heart of food justice? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for her interview with Joshua Sbicca, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Sociology at Colorado State University and author of Food Justice Now!: Deepening the Roots of Social Struggle. Sbicca explains the differences […]
Since 2014, Dr. KuoRay Mao has been an official consultant with Green Camel Bell (GCB), a grassroots environmental NGO based in the Gansu province in northwest China. Dr. Mao has been very active in participating in GCB’s community-based activities as a practitioner, innovator, advocator, and ambassador. Many of their activities have been reported on in the […]
Rising Income Inequality Widens the Class Divide in Parenting Practices: An Interview with Orestes Pat Hastings by Alyssa ElHage, originally published on www.ifstudies.org “Rising income inequality is reshaping parenting practices in the United States along class lines,” according to a recent report published in the journal, American Sociological Review. Authors Daniel Schneider, Orestes “Pat” Hastings, and Joe LaBriola used […]
Media and research remind us daily of the dire risks of climate change, overfishing, industrial agriculture, freshwater depletion, deforestation, and loss of wildlife. How can we create behaviours that benefit people and the planet?
Story by Kelly Ragan. Originally published on The Coloradoan. CSU research: Parent spending on children’s education is ‘an arms race,’ and poorer families are falling farther behind The gap between what wealthy parents and poor parents spend on their kids’ education is widening, according to a new study co-authored by a Colorado State University faculty […]
Sociologists, however, are finding that parental investment in their children has diverged sharply over the last 40 years with growing gaps between the middle and the upper classes. In a May 2018 paper published in the American Sociological Review, researchers from the University of California at Berkeley and Colorado State University found that the most affluent Americans are driving this difference, spending ever higher amounts of money on their children’s education and enrichment, from after-school lessons to summer camps.
Story by Rachel Telljohn. Originally published by The Rocky Mountain Collegian Campus denounces Identity Evropa, organization says posters ‘not extremist’ After posters affiliated with Identity Evropa appeared on the Colorado State campus, many on campus quickly denounced it as white supremacist propaganda that targeted specific populations. The affiliated group claims they are not extremist. Assistant Professor […]
“We are always comparing ourselves to others,” she said. “If you’re living in 600 square feet of space and find that someone else is getting 1,100 or 1,200 feet of space for about the same amount of rent, that’s upsetting to people. Satisfaction comes down to a variety of aesthetic things, but human beings always do better when they have access to a view and nature.”