MCM News

Fall 2021 Graduate Students Pre-registration Update

Graduate Students: Fall 2021 pre-registration begins this coming Monday, April 19, 2021, at 9:00 AM and continues through Tuesday, April 27, 2021. Graduate students can use WebReg to register and the Schedule of Classes to review Fall 2021 course offerings. The WebReg system is unavailable for daily maintenance between 2:01 am and 6:29 am; service resumes daily at 6:30 am.

“Networked Street Life”: An Emerging Area of Research

In a chapter titled “Networked Street Life,” published in the new “Oxford Handbook of Sociology and Digital Media,” Assistant Professor Jeffrey Lane addresses a new area of ethnographic field research that “links the inequality concerns of urban sociologists and digital scholars who are studying inequality, and particularly digital inequality, in urban neighborhoods.”

One-Third of Americans Distrust Election Result, National Survey Finds

A significant minority of Americans lack confidence in the outcome of the 2020 presidential election with more than one-third – primarily Republicans and Trump voters – not believing that the election results were fair, according to a nationwide survey by researchers from Rutgers University–New Brunswick, Northeastern, Harvard and Northwestern universities.