Department of
Sociology

One Crayon at a Time: Making a difference for refugee children

After seeing waste at a Chili’s restaurant, environmentalist Chelsea Champ Lopez found a new use for the used crayons: helping refugee children in Jordan.

Spring 2017

Sociology, Perspective-Taking, and Law Enforcement

For Assistant Chief Kevin Cronin, sociology changed his worldview and helped him consider a variety of perspectives that he uses in his work as a police officer.

Winter 2016

Awakening the mind with music

A CSU program shows that attending the symphony reverses cognitive decline in people with dementia.

More than just a student

Sociology and Ethnic Studies major Erica LeFehr discusses ups and downs of being a full-time student and a mom.

Environmental justice group emerges at CSU

A growing number of CSU faculty, staff and students have been joining a campus initiative focused on environmental justice.

Liberal Arts shines at Graduate Student Showcase

The Graduate Showcase celebrates research, creativity and entrepreneurship and provides an arena for interdisciplinary collaboration.

Spring 2016

CSU, partners crowdfund study on music and Alzheimer’s

Organizers of a program that brings individuals with dementia and their caregivers to Fort Collins Symphony concerts have created a crowdfunding campaign to help pay for a Colorado State University study of its impact on the participants.