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How much do grades matter?

Academic risk taking and creativity vs. The quest for the A…/5…/perfect-grades-dont-matter/ (https: ..

The Opioid Crisis

A reconsideration of the unilateral “opioids are bad” narrative that leaves chronic pain sufferers feeling like addicts. https://t ..


Hmmm...”While a majority of whites in the poll say discrimination against them exists, a much smaller percentage say that they have actually ..

Fall 2017 Newsletter/Award Deadline Extended

Happy Fall! The 2017 NCSA Fall newsletter is now posted. Two important things to note: 1) Instructions on conference submissions are inclu ..


The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Eastern Illinois University invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track, Instructor positio ..

The Spring/Summer Newsletter

The 2017 Spring/Summer Newsletter is out! Click here (/north-central-sociologist-newsletter)to read about the keynote address and plenary speaker  ..

North Central Sociologist

The Fall/Winter 2016 edition of the North Central Sociologist is now posted! Check it out for conference information! ..

2017 Conference and Awards

Planning to attend the 2017 NCSA conference in Indy? The conference submission system is open until December 9th. Remember all you need is an abst ..

Conference Registration

Don't forget to pre-register for the conference! The deadline for pre-registration is March 1st. You can access the registration system at: http:/ ..

Scholarly Achievement Award Due November 15th

Make sure to nominate a colleague's work, or your own for the 2016 Scholarly Achievement Award! Go to: ..