Category: 2010

UCF Sociology News from 2010

New Book By Sociology Faculty

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What we know about women who live on the street and their experiences with violence both as children and as adults is limited. Many dozens of studies and comprehensive literature reviews of physical and sexual violence committed against homeless women have been published. Many of these studies, however, have been more concerned with establishing the […]

Sociology Department Hosts COS Distinguished Speaker

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On February 15th, it was our pleasure to sponsor the College of Sciences (COS) Distinguished Speaker Series by hosting Dr. Francis Dodoo, leading authority on African demography and population studies. Dr. Dodoo is currently the Senior Research Associate in the Population Research Institute at Pennsylvania State University (PSU) and Professor of Sociology and Director of […]

Upcoming Undergraduate Sociology Courses For Summer And Fall 2010

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Here are several courses in which undergraduate sociology majors can take for summer and fall 2010. For more information please check with undergraduate advising, Good luck!   Summer 2010 Urban Society Race and Ethnicity Social Problems Sex and Gender Social Power and Inequality Family Trends Medical Sociology Deviant Behavior Sociology of Murder Criminology; Juvenile Delinquency Sociology […]

New Writing Program Is Right Move For UCF

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By Jerriann Sullivan UCF is changing the way it teaches writing starting July 1. The new Department of Writing and Rhetoric is a program intended to implement and manage writing instruction across the university. Basically, it will help teachers in every department use writing in their classes. Approval of the new department has been met with […]

Math Lab

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“A Friendly Place to Learn Mathematics” The purpose of the Math Lab is to provide tutoring for students enrolled in mathematics courses here at UCF. We offer tutoring in the following courses: Finite Mathematics, Explorations in Mathematics, College Algebra, Trigonometry, Business Calculus, Precalculus, Mathematics for Calculus, Calculus I, II, III, and Differential Equations. We are […]

Spring 2010 Commencement

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Spring 2010 Commencement for the College of Sciences is May 7th, at 9:00 AM, at the UCF Arena: Actuarial Science, Anthropology, Advertising/Public Relations, Biology, Chemistry, Communication (Interpersonal/Organizational), Forensic Science, Journalism, Mathematics, Modeling & Simulation, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Radio-Television, Sociology, Social Science, Statistics For information about Spring 2010 Commencement click here. Congratulations soon-to-be UCF Alumni!

Student Research Positions

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These positions may be assisting jobs (e.g. washing dishes in lab) or independent research projects for any department at UCF. Either way these positions are a great way to get involved in research programs on campus. For more information please go to the site here

Summer Reasearch Opportunities With OUR

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Summer Opportunities Overview There are numerous opportunities for undergraduates to participate in research during the summer. It is a great time to get involved with research at UCF because students often have more time to work on research projects. It is also a great time to leave UCF to be a part of summer research […]

UCF Research Guides New Initiative To Prevent Domestic Violence

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University of Central Florida sociologist Jana Jasinski’s research played an important role in launching a new partnership aimed at preventing domestic violence. Harbor House of Central Florida, in partnership with Orange County, the City of Orlando, Orange County Animal Services, the Department of Children and Families, area law enforcement agencies and 100 Women Strong, announced […]