By Stephen Riggins
The Medal for Academic Excellence in Sociology was awarded this year to Kimberly Gill, who has been accepted into our M.A. program in sociology. Kimberly also received The Canadian Tire Scholarship. Read more...
By Stephen Riggins
This one-semester internship course is a part-time, normally unpaid supervised field placement for academically strong third-year and fourth-year sociology majors. The goal is to help give students basic skills required for employment in nonprofit organizations in the social services or arts management. The course consists of 6 hours per week in worksite activities over a period of 8 weeks (a total of 48 hours of worksite activities) as well as classroom instruction during part of the term. The course is worth three credit hours and will be offered in the winter term. Read more...
By Marilyn Porter
I would probably not have dared to write this piece were I not a few months from retirement - so let's start with a confession. I am not sure that I am a "sociologist," and certainly my route into "sociology" was not conventional. Read more...
By Jack Ross
Editor's Note: Jack C. Ross was born in 1921 in Arizona. He had a Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Minnesota and was part of the link between Memorial and Minnesota, which was a prominent feature of our department in the 1960s. At Minnesota he studied with the highly-respected sociologists Arnold Rose and Don Martindale. Jack's academic specialty came to be the sociology of voluntary associations. His major publication is an historical and cross-cultural study of voluntary associations titled An Assembly of Good Fellows. Read more...

MUN Sociology Jacket

The new MUN Sociology jacket modeled by M.A. student Laurinda Tracey. Sweaters, hoodies, and, jackets can be ordered through the Department of Sociology. Contact Audrey O'Neill at aoneill@mun.ca. More photos