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In the News Sociology Archives...

Film Screening and Presentation - Breaking the Cycle: Prison Industrial Complexes Effect on Youth

Criminal Justice Dialogue Schedule March 5-7, 2014

HIIMR Speaker Series: Nathan Donahoe - March 11, 2014

The Times are Changing:Preliminary Findings from a San Francisco Study of Baby Boomers and Marijuana Use -Sheigla Murphy, PhD, October 15, 2013

Community Engagement Symposium - Thursday, December 12, 2013

HIIMR Presents Medical Cannabis Quality Control in California: Keeping a Weed Free Garden - Tuesday, Nov.19, 2013

Professor Sing Chew, Department of Sociology Scholar of the Year Presents a Lecture on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013

New Criminology and Justice Studies Faculty

HSU Now Features Article on the New Criminology and Justice Studies Program

Celebration and Reception: New Criminology and Justice Studies Major

HIIMR Film Screening of "Tricky Bidness" - Tuesday, October 15, 2013

38th Annual CSU Student Research Conference - May 2, 2013

HIIMR Speaker Series Event - "Dispensary-Based Research: An Untapped Source" - April 29, 2013

V-Day Benefit Production of "A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant & A Prayer" - April 27 & 28, 2013

Food Expo: A Community Dialogue on Food Issues - April 26, 2013

Criminal Justice Dialogue: March 28-29, 2013

Thousand Kites Benefit Performances: March 15 & 29, 2013

Dr. Craig Reinarman Drug Policy Expert, Speaks on "Developments in Dutch Drug Policy"

Dr. Ron Mize, Elections & Immigration (blog)  

Josh Miesel Discusses HIIMR with KCBS

Faculty Achievement: Professor of Sociology, Sing Chew

Rachelle Irby Sociology Student, Wins National Sustainability Award

HIIMR, Monica Stephens, Jan 29th, BSSB-Native Forum 5:30pm 'Data Shadows of the Underground Economy'

Jason Plume, 3rd HIIMR Speaker Series: Of Green Institutions and Incremental Policies: Marijuana Regulatory Reform

Ron Mize, Juan Avalos and Barbara Curiel Screening & Panel Discussion "Precious Knowledge: Revolutionary Education"

15th Annual Dialogue on Race Opening Keynote: 'Race, Gender and Human Rights: The Future of Reproductive Justice in the U.S.' Dr Zakiya Luna,

Josh Meisel of HIIMR presents Mourad W. Gabriel, M.S, 'Silent Forests: How are Toxicants Associated with Marijuana Cultivation Impacting Wildlife on our Public and Tribal Lands?'

Mary Virnoche, Program Chair for Pacific Sociological Association’s 83rd Annual Meeting

HSU forms team to take on bias, discrimination; group first in CSU system, Jennifer Eichstedt Bias Response Team Coordinator

Jennifer Eichstedt, Bias Response Coordinator works with the community, see video on KIEM-TV. 

Lacrosse club advisor and Sociology faculty member Anthony Silvaggio works with Iroquois to provide a summer HSU Youth Lacrosse Camp

Josh Meisel interviewed, Dell' Arte's Mary Jane: The Musical in the Northcoast Journal

Pound of Flesh, Josh Meisel interviewd by the Northcoast Journal

Higher Educaiton- HSU brings pot thought to the ivory tower with a marijuana studies working group an interview with Josh Meisel

HSU News Story: Unique HSU Degree Gains Unanimous Reaccreditation

Sam Oliner publishes a new book, The Nature of Good and Evil: Understanding the Acts of Moral and Immoral Behavior

Josh Meisel hosted SSRIC - Social Science Database Workshop May 6, 2011

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes April 2, 2011, by the Sociology Club

Mary Virnoche and Christina Martinek along with the Career Center bring the Professional Development Series to students.

Elizabeth Watson brings Tom Fee for the Sustainable Futures Speaker Series from the National Association of Envrionmental Conflict Resolution

Anthony Silvaggio provides screening with discussion by director Franklin Lopez of END: CIV.

Dr Sheila Steinberg, Networking Deemed Vital to Ethnic Entrepreneurs

Humboldt State University master's program reaccredited, read article in Times Standard, October 17, 2010.

Elizabeth Watson is featured in the Fall 2010 Speaker Series – Energy, the Environment, & Society discussing “Working in the Political Dead Zone”.

Dr Sheila Steinberg was featured in Humbolt NOW, "Food Gaps Hit Humboldt Children Hardest" September 10, 2010.

Drs. Sheila Steinberg and Steven Steinberg, in Geospatial Review, "Using PPGIS to Study Rural Ethnic Entrepreneurship," page 5.

Drs. Sheila Steinberg and Steven Steinberg, Sociology / Environmental Science and Management published a book chapter, Global Women Superheroes: Place, Space and Action, in the September 2010 release: Women’s Encounter with Globalization. Frontpage Publications, London, UK. ISBN: 9788190884181. The chapter examines examples of how individuals, critically exploring their own space and place, achieved successful social and environmental change.

Sheila Steinberg was featured in the North Coast Journal for her work with the
California Center for Rural Policy "With a Rural Yell" June 11-18, 2009.

Jennifer Eichstedt named Outstanding Professor of the 2008-2009 Acadmic Year.

National Student Award Named for Judith Little

Ecological Futures: What History Can Teach Us
, Author Sing Chew

U.S. News Ranks Humboldt a Top Public Master's University

2008 Humboldt County Peacemaker Award, Awardee Sam Oliner

Josh Meisel discussed the relationship between crime and the current economic crisis for a February 22, 2009 Eureka Times-Standard article "Waning economy, crime not necessarily tied."

Mary Virnoche commented on the use and anoyances of cell phones for an April 19, 2004 Eureka Times-Standard article "The Good, the Bad and the Cell Phones."

Betsy Watson and her work with ISADOR was featured in the May 4, 2003 San Francisco Chronicle Magazine article "The Skills of Peace."

Mary Virnoche is featured in a currently running PBS series "Exploring Society" where she discusses the implications of Communications Media and Technology. The series is part of a PBS distance learning program.

Sam Oliner and his wife Pearl were featured in the April 24, 2003 North Coast Journal article "Pioneers of the Heart" that discusses their research and writing on Altruism. Their work has been inspired by Professor's Oliner's boyhood escape from a Nazi raid of a southern Poland ghetto where he and his family lived.