CSBS Social Life Newsletter


A Journey Through a Public Policy Research Agenda

Date: October 24, 2016
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Panorama East | Union Building
Guest Speaker: Alan Mathios, Cornell University

Carolyn and Kem Gardner Building Groundbreaking Celebration

Date: Friday, October 28, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Marriott Library Plaza

Anarchist Women and the Politics of Walking

Date: November 1, 2016
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Flynn Faculty Workshop Room (6500) | SJ Quinney Law Building
Guest Speaker: Kathy Ferguson, University of Hawai'i at Manoa

Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Date: November 3, 2016
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Fort Douglas Theatre


A New Space for Campus Kids

Family and consumer studies chair Lori Kowaleski-Jones talks about the re-opening and the importance of early childhood education.

The Undecided Voters

Morgan Lyon Cotti with the Hinckley Institute of Politics explains who disenfranchised voters are turning to this election.

The Division of Chores

Research by family and consumer studies professor Daniel Carlson shows that how couples perceive their house chore arrangements is more important to relationship satisfaction than what the actual arrangements are.

Secrets of the Ice Sheet

Rick Forster, CSBS associate dean and professor of geography, has been working with his colleagues in an attempt to uncover the mystery of the water source under the Greenland ice sheet.

Racial Tension in the Election

Political science associate professor Edmund Fong analyzes the racially charged rhetoric that has been central through this election cycle.

Growing Wildfire Danger

Geography professor Phil Dennison weighs in on the the uptick in fire danger measures.  

What Trump Got Wrong with PTSD

NCVS Executive Director Craig Bryan explains what Donald Trump got wrong regarding PTSD and veterans' suicide. 

Murder Among Mammals

Anthropology professor Polly Wiessner expresses doubt over the methodology of a study conducted by José Goméz comparing the murder rate among the most violent of nature's mammals. 

Wolfinger in the News

Family and consumer studies professor Nicholas Wolfinger talks about the Brangelina split, as well as how common infidelity is among married men and women.

Local 1-Percenters May Not Be as Rich as You Think

Econ alum Mark Price discusses his recent work with the Economic Policy Institute examining the geographic concentration of high earners in the US.
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Congratulations to political science professor Steve Lobell, whose book, Neoclassical Realist Theory of International Politics (Oxford 2016), will be translated into Chinese and published by Shanghai People's Publishing House.
Congratulations to political science professor Brent Steele, who just received funding for a workshop grant from the International Studies Association.

October 24-November 28

A Journey Through a Public Policy Research Agenda: October 24
LSA Speaker Series: October 26
Gardner Groundbreaking Celebration: October 28
Helping Professionals Employer Panel: November 1
Anarchist Women and the Politics of Walking: November 1
Wild & Scenic Film Festival: November 3
Geography Week: November 14-17
CSBS Distinguished Speaker: Brian Peterson: November 15
Thanksgiving Holiday: November 24 & 25

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