Sociology and Anthropology BS
October 7, 2021
RIT volunteers build an exhibition about migrant deaths along the US-Mexico border
RIT volunteers are building an exhibition called Hostile Terrain 94, which will open to the public on campus later this fall. The RIT exhibition is part of a global pop-up exhibition that will take place in around 150 cities nationally and internationally in 2021-22 to highlight the crisis along the US-Mexico border.
May 19, 2021
Two RIT faculty members receive Fulbright U.S. Scholar Awards to conduct research abroad
Emi Moriuchi from Saunders College of Business and Jessica Hardin from the College of Liberal Arts have received Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program awards to travel abroad and conduct research at partner universities.
April 7, 2021
Difference Makers at RIT: Alumna Celeste Brown
The Division of Diversity & Inclusion is highlighting women whose work makes a positive contribution to the RIT community, including Sociology and Anthropology alumna Celeste Brown, who works as the Head Coach for Women's Ice Hockey.
April 1, 2021
Student Government Women’s Senator to speak at Moving Forward symposium
Anika Griffiths, a fourth-year sociology and anthropology major and Student Government Women’s Senator, has been selected to give a spoken-word performance at RIT’s Moving Forward: Suffrage Past, Present and Future symposium on April 8.
October 14, 2020
NSF grant awarded to help RIT research diabetes in Samoa
Jessica Hardin, an assistant professor of anthropology, will be traveling to the South Pacific independent nation of Samoa to study how Samoan people make decisions about how to treat diabetes.
July 29, 2020
RIT and Syracuse University College of Law enter into 3+3 admissions agreement
RIT has partnered with Syracuse University College of Law to establish a “3+3” program for students interested in earning a law degree. A memorandum of understanding between the two universities was recently signed to allow students to complete three years of liberal arts and other studies at RIT, then transfer to the College of Law for three years to complete their doctorate in law.
April 1, 2019
RIT’s College of Liberal Arts honors students for writing excellence
RIT’s College of Liberal Arts honored student achievement in writing on Friday with the presentation of more than a dozen writing awards for essays varying from sanctuary cities, how democracies can withstand outside meddling, and the excavation, preservation and reconstruction of a London theater where Shakespearian plays debuted.
March 6, 2019
Conference planned to examine the Trump era within U.S. history
A two-day conference examining President Donald Trump’s rise within U.S. history and how people are talking about U.S. history in relation to Trump is scheduled March 28 and 29 at RIT.
October 23, 2018
Faculty members’ new book looks at 2016 presidential electionNasty Women and Bad Hombres: Gender and Race in the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election, edited by three RIT faculty members in RIT’s College of Liberal Arts, looks at how Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and American voters invoked ideas of gender, race and history in that election.
March 10, 2017
Grad honored for community serviceJa’Nai Gray ’16 was selected as one of 10 recipients of an Independent Sector Student Service Award and a $500 H.D. Paley Scholarship. The award honors outstanding Independent Sector TAP students for their leadership in community service throughout the state.