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Faculty in the News: Offenders' deadly thoughts may hold answer to reducing crime

Faculty in the News: A Billionaire's Two Cents: Talking Inequality & Wealth Distribution

Faculty in the News: Police Brutality: Perception Versus Reality, What the Numbers Show

What do Farmers Think of Climate Change

New ISU report shows growing income inequality evidence of shrinking middle class

Iowa State Survey Shows Farmers Using Information Technology for Decision-making

Faculty in the News: Farmers expect to work beyond retirement - Iowa Farmer Today

Mashup-Pop Art Inspires and Informs

Iowa State University Names New Sociology Chair

Social Science and Generic Farming: Graduate Research with the CAP project

For the Love of Data - Stories in Agriculture and Life Sciences

We are pleased to present the 2014 Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll Report

Sense of Community Slipping in Small Town Iowa

How has the population in need in the United States changed in recent decades

ISU professor testifies to the societal costs of lowering financial costs in federal prison system

Sociologists Take Historic Stand on Racism and Police Brutality

Sociologists for Justice: ISU Faculty and Students Engage Critical Sociology to Respond to Events in Ferguson, MO

DeLisi Named One of the Top Five Published Criminologists

Faculty in the News: Dr. Lois Wright Morton - American Society of Agronomy, "Water Security and Agriculture: The Human Factor."

Faculty in the News: Dr. Terry Besser - The Gazette, "Iowa State University launches third study on quality of life in state's towns."

Iowa Population Trends: Dr. David Peters, Iowa Public Radio

Scientists Encourage Engineering for the New Climate Normal, Department of Sociology, Iowa State University

Faculty in the News: Dr. Paul Lasley - The Des Moines Register, "Iowa View: Erratic weather underscores need for sustainability"

Faculty in the News: Dr. Susan Stewart - Iowa State News, "What the birth rate says about changing family dynamics"

Faculty in the News: Dr. Matt DeLisi - Iowa State News, "Violent video games are a risk factor for criminal behavior and aggression"

Faculty in the News: Dr. Susan Stewart - MSN Living, "New Dads Feel Sexier, Study Suggests"

Getting the Goods on Green Jobs: Economic and Social Dimensions.
Presentation to the Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh PA (22 Jun 2013).

Expert: Farm to table foods fresh and delicious - WZZM Channel 13 - Dr. Cornelia Flora

Presentation: Parolee Success in the 2nd Judicial District and Iowa, David Peters and Andrew Hochstetler - Presented to the Iowa Second Judicial District's Department of Correctional Services on March 7, 2013 in Marshalltown, Iowa.

Jan and Cornelia Flora Retirement Reception - April 24, 2-4 PM, Campanile Room, Memorial Union

Matt DeLisi Publishes Three Textbooks in 2013

ISU Sociologists find treatment works, but only for urban parolees - March 4, 2013

Iowa State researchers work to identify early warning signs in juvenile offenders - Jan. 29, 2013

"Parolee Success in Iowa" - Presented to the Iowa Department of Corrections on January 17, 2013 in Des Moines, IA
- Drs. David Peters and Andy Hochstetler

OTHER VOICES: Reducing obesity requires unified action - Sioux City Journal

LaDonna Osborn Retirement - LaDonna Osborn retired after 23 of years of service to the department of Sociology - Facebook photo gallery

Faculty in the News: Dr. Susan Stewart, "Iowa not immune to family trends in U.S.," Des Moines Register - Nov. 2012

Faculty in the News: Dr. Paul Lasley, "Other Voices: Reducing obesity requires unified action," Sioux City Journal - Nov. 2012

New Co-Editors Take Charge of The Sociology Quarterly - Oct. 2012

Faculty in the News: Dr. David Peters, "Faces of Iowa's Middle Class," Des Moines Register - Oct. 2012

Levi Grove, senior in Criminal Justice and Sociology Receives Top Honor at the MCJA Conference - Oct. 2012

Eric Imerman Receives Alumni Merit Award - Oct. 2012

Obituary: Emeritus Professor, George Melvin Beal - Sept. 2012

Celebrating 50 Years of Adoption and Diffusion - Sept. 2012