Month: January 2022


  • Celebrating Accomplishments from the Sociology Department

    The faculty and students in the Sociology Department are world-class researchers and scholars. We love to share and celebrate their accomplishments. Dr. Melinda Messineo, Interim Associate Vice President for Inclusive Excellence and Professor of Sociology Dr. Melinda Messineo has won the prestigious Ball State University Outstanding Diversity Advocate Award! The Outstanding Diversity Advocate Award is […]

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  • Open Mic Night: Promoting Trans Visibility

    A step toward a better world When junior Lauren Szymczak became a Women’s and Gender Studies (WGS) program intern tasked with planning and putting on a campus-wide event, she chose to cover a topic close to her heart: transgender issues. The Transgender Awareness Week Open Mic Night, a collaborative event hosted by the Women’s and […]

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