Sociology Honors student Alina Arsiniew-Koeler was awarded a Mary Gates Research Scholarship for her project titled "Pro-Eating Disorder: Twitter Profiles as Social Spaces for an Eating Disorder Focused Identity."

This year's research practicum students (Soc494) have been helping the City of Seattle evaluate urban designs and interventions intended to revitalize the downtown 3rd Avenue area.

Sociology graduate students and faculty participated in the Data Science Poster and Networking Session in February.

Jake Rosenfeld and his new book, What Unions No Longer Do, was featured in the Seattle Times and on MSNBC.  The Bridges Center for Labor Studies hosted a reception and talk honoring the book on March 6 at the University Bookstore.

A symposim on the life and work of Gordon Hirabayashi was held on campus Saturday February 22nd.  Professor Hirabayashi received his PhD in Sociology at the UW in 1952.  In 2012 Professor Hirabayashi was posthumously awarded the Medal of Freedom (highest ranking honor for a US citizen) by President Obama for his stand against the Japanese imprisonment during WWII.

Professor Sarah Quinn has been awarded a two-year grant from the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET) for her project entitled "The Rise of Federal Credit Programs in the United States."