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UMN Sociology Undergraduate Newsletter

2/17/2018

Sociology is of great importance in the solution of social problems

The present world is suffering from many problems that can be solved through scientific study of the society. It is the task of sociology to study the social problems through the methods of scientific research and to find out solution to them. The scientific study of human affairs will ultimately provide the body of knowledge and principles that will enable us to control the conditions of social life and improve them.


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To be added to this list, email pladv@umn.edu with the subject “subscribe”.

You can get in touch with Pre-Law Advising by attending one of the upcoming workshops, or by visiting the Pre-Law table at the Careers in Law Fair on February 28th. Make sure to follow Pre-Law Advising on Facebook for updated events and information!


 

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CLA Careers in Healthcare Alumni-Student Networking Event

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018
6:15pm-8:30pm
Mississippi Room, Coffman Memorial Union (3rd Floor)
Cost: FREE
At this event hosted by the CLA Student Board and CLA Alumni Society, students will get a chance to meet alumni of any occupation in the healthcare or medical industries. Any alumni and professionals who work in administration, operations, teach, as medical/healthcare practioners, or in any capacity for a health or medical organization are welcome.
Schedule
6:15-6:30pm: Alumni & Student Arrival
6:45-7:45pm:  Program and Networking Activity
Optional open networking to follow until about 8:30pm.Dinner and parking voucher will be provided. Register here.

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Citizen Science GIS – Undergraduate Researchers

The Community GIS and Citizen Science Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) programs, University of Central Florida, invites applications from U.S. undergraduates for NSF-funded paid summer research.
Focus areas:
1. Mapping disparities in flooding & disaster management.
2. Mapping marine debris & mitigating impacts on coastal communities.
3. Mapping island resiliency with drones and spatial storytelling.
Compensation: Each student receives a competitive funding package, meal allowance, free shared housing in Belize and Orlando, travel support to/from the REU Site, post-REU conference travel, and two research methods books.  Apply online. For questions, email:  Timothy Hawthorne (PI, Central Florida) and Christy Visaggi (Co-PI, Georgia State).
Deadline: Fri. March 2, 5:00 pm EST

 


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UMN Job and Internship Fair

Monday, February 26th, 2018
10:00am-4:00pm
Minneapolis Convention Center
Cost: FREE
More than 350 organizations from all employment sectors will be recruiting for hundreds of jobs, internships, and other employment opportunities.

Registration not required, but students who pre-register on GoldPASS will have lunch provided. More information here.


Asian American Resistance & Creative Clapbacks

Rapson Hall, 100
Tuesday, February 20th
5:30-7:30PM
RSVP Link


Casual Conversations and Free Lunch with Frances

Tuesday, February 20th
11:30AM-1:30PM
Appleby Hall 311
RSVP Link


Becoming an Asian American Badass

Monday, February 19th
5:30-6:30 pm
Applyby 311
RSVP Link


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Writing Consultant – Open Positions for Students

$14/hour
8-15 hrs/week
Starts Fall 2018
Applications Due Sunday, February 25th 2018
The Center for Writing invites undergraduate and graduate students to apply to be writing consultants during the 2018–19 academic year. Writing consultants consult one-to-one with undergraduate and graduate writers from across the university to support them in developing confidence and effective writing habits. The Center looks for candidates who collaborate well with others and who are curious learners and attentive listeners. Applications from undergraduate and graduate students in all majors and all language backgrounds are welcome. Candidates from underrepresented and/or marginalized communities and/or identities are encouraged to apply.
Applications are due on Sunday, February 25, 2018. The job will begin in Fall 2018. For more information about the position and how to apply for it, please visit http://writing.umn.edu/home/jobs.html.
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