We have two new Sociology Peer Writing Tutors for the Fall semester: Hagar Landau and Lenny Adonteng. Please spread the word and help our students take advantage of this important resource!
We would like to thank Rabbi Ariana Katz (CAS 2012) for speaking at the Sociology 2023 Commencement. The full text of her speech can be found below. Ariana Katz is the founding rabbi of Hinenu: The Baltimore Justice Shtiebl (SHTEE-bul), a warm and joyful congregation in Baltimore, MD. She is a queer white Ashkenazi femme […]
Our graduating senior Nikki Huang has won a CAS Alumni Award for Writing Excellence for her Sociology Honors thesis, “Going Global: The Filipino Elite and US Higher Education.” The Michael A. Sassano III Award for Writing Excellence in the Social Sciences recognizes her achievement with a $500 prize and will be spotlighted at the CAS […]
BU Sociology Honors Thesis undergraduate Kelsey Brown is the co-winner of the 2022 Sarah Joanne Davis Scholarship Award competition. The award is given each year to a Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies minor who has made a significant contribution by either writing a paper in one of their WGS courses, or to their community through […]
Undergraduate Honors Thesis Capstone project a success for Temma Grace Pelletier and Lev Paasche-Orlow
The presentation of the Undergraduate Honors Thesis Capstone projects for Temma Grace Pelletier and Lev Paasche-Orlow were a verified success! On April 17th, Temma and Lev each presented their separate capstone projects to a live and remote audience. Both students received high-praise for their research and hard-work. If you would like further information on their […]
We are delighted to share that Gargi Pandey (CAS ’20) is the 2020 recipient of Boston University Sociology Department’s Promise Grant. The Promise Grant program, established in 2019, provides financial assistance to promising sociology majors and minors to help defray the costs of applying to graduate school. Gargi is a sociology major and philosophy and […]
Please find the article “Undergrad’s UROP Project: Local Abortion Protesters Rely on Restraint, and Unexpected Help” focusing on the research of Sociology major, Lev Paasche-Orlow (funded by UROP and mentored by Professor Neha Gondal). Well done Lev and Neha! Incredible work!
Claire Lawry (CAS, Sociology Class of 2019) has been named the undergraduate recipient of the 2019 Susan K. Jackson Award, which honors one graduating senior who created and nurtured community in the College of Arts & Sciences. The Award recognizes Claire’s high academic achievement and selfless dedication to the College of Arts & Sciences through […]
The department’s own Barbara Zayas has won the prestigious Ada Draper award. As described by the College of Arts & Sciences, the award is given to outstanding CAS senior woman (minimum grade point average of 3.5) to be used for traveling or studying abroad after graduation. Applicants submitted their proposals, which included a statement of purpose […]
This year, senior sociology student and BU undergraduate sociology association president Claire Lawry spear-headed an effort to bring Angela Davis to campus for a free lecture for all BU community members. Claire worked across the university to raise money for the event, as well as managed all details required to put on such an excellent […]