Department of
Sociology

Sociologists ensure water equity flows near and far

Sociologists ensure water equity flows near and far by Carmen Ruyle Hardy Sociology | Research […]

Spring 2018

Discussing Diversity over Dinner: How Food Systems and Communities Interact

Diversity of food is about more than how many different vegetables and fruits you can fit on your plate. In an interdisciplinary collaboration, CSU faculty are researching the linkage between rural and urban communities and how those diverse worlds impact the food on your dinner table.

Winter 2017

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.