Society & Environment blog

  • Professor Hoeschele of Geography Presents at Global Issues

    September 18, 2013

    In the first of the semester’s three Global Issues colloquia, Dr. Wolfgang Hoeschele will be introducing the Common Abundance Network, a group which he co-founded a year ago.  The Common Abundance Network currently has members from 19 countries worldwide.  The mission of CAN is to share experiences with diverse ways of structuring communities, managing resources, […]

  • Cape Town, South Africa Study Abroad Trip

    July 12, 2013

    Dr. McDuff took 15 Truman students to Cape Town, South Africa, from May 14 – June 19, 2013, for an internship-based Study Abroad program on Democracy and Human Rights in South Africa. The students worked for 20 days with different non-profit agencies in Cape Town, whose mission is to address issues of human rights, social […]

  • Students Excel at Student Research Conference

    April 19, 2013

    Although a small department the Sociology-Anthropology Majors continue to excel in research as seen in their representation at this year’s Student Research Conference this past Tuesday, April 16th.  Ten students currently enrolled in Dr. Johnson’s Senior Seminar course presented their polished work at the SRC’s  Poster Sessions. The research-focused curriculum propels students in preparation for graduate school. Dr. Amber Johnson, Professor of […]