The Board of Larimer County Commissioners invited Professor of Sociology and President of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS) Prabha Unnithan to facilitate the public forum on Larimer County’s jail improvement and expansion plans. The forum was held Saturday, June 1 at the Old Town Library in Fort Collins. A panel of seven local experts took questions […]
Over 190 CSU Extension employees from all over Colorado joined their on-campus colleagues October 22-25 for the 2018 Extension Forum held at the Lory Student Center. The annual event provides professional development, recognition and networking activities, as well as opportunities to work together and reach common goals. CSU’s Office of Engagement asked Dr. Lynn Hempel to […]
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is forming new Engineering Research Centers (ERCs) focused on solving convergent problems that address challenges with significant societal impact. NSF’s National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) held the Accelerating Engineering Research Center Preparedness Workshop in Virginia October 2 and 3, 2018. After directors of the NSF Division of Engineering Education & Centers and SESNYC […]
The CSU sociology professor received the 2018 Presidential Scholarship from the University of Auckland and spent two weeks there in April and May delivering public talks and doing media interviews about his research on food systems.
“The Revitalization and Technological Transformations of Rural Communities: Agricultural Extension, Rural Development, and Agrarian Change in the Developing World” was held in Shanghai June 24-25. This international conference was hosted by the Institute of Sociology, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, and Shanghai Academy; co-organized by the Center for Rural Environmental and Social Studies, Institute of Sociology, […]
Pat Hastings presented his poster “Compared to Average? Geographic and Sociodemographic Reference Group Effects on Perceived Relative Income.”
Opsal presented “Locked Up and Shut Out: The Consequences of Mass Incarceration and Reentry,” a Dialogues Around Difference event.
Mike Lacy and Prabha Unnithan led the “Meet Your Editors” session at the 81st Annual Meeting of the Midwest Sociological Society (MSS) in Minneapolis.
Jeni Cross spoke at the 2018 Urban Future Global Conference in Vienna during the “How to communicate ‘sustainability'” and “Sustainable districts: how to develop them and make them successful” sessions.
CSU Sociology chaired/moderated sessions and presented on topics including policing, criminal justice, victimization, gender equality, sentencing, and more.