The Social Network

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UC Sociology In the News


UC research group assesses area transgender community needs

June 6, 2022

In December 2020, UC College of Arts & Sciences’ research collaborative, The Cincinnati Project (TCP), reached out to a group of sociology students with an idea to create an assessment of the needs of the Cincinnati transgender community. The intent was that the report could be used by local governments and organizations to identify points of weakness and strength of health care, housing and transportation. Stef Murawsky, a Ph.D. student in sociology at UC, was immediately on board. Murawsky, whose research and dissertation are focused on trans healthcare, had interviewed roughly 30 people at the time in the Cincinnati area about their health care experiences before TCP even reached out to them. “It was a very obvious ‘yes’ to the project,” Murawsky says. “But then there was a desperate need for other people.” 


UC sociology professor honored with national mentor award

October 25, 2021

UC associate professor of Sociology Danielle Bessett has received the 2021 Society of Family Planning Mentor Award. The award recognizes scholars who have dedicated their work to helping lead the next generation of researchers in the field of family planning.


With the flip of a tassel, A&S grads celebrate success

April 30, 2021

By: Joí Dean UC’s College of Arts and Sciences salutes this year’s more than 1,000 graduates, who completed their fourth-year studies in the face of a pandemic and prevailed to celebrate in the first in-person commencement in more than a year. Here, A&S 2021 seniors reflect on their experiences, and how A&S helped them on their individual paths to success.

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