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UBC Sociologists Nathan Lauster and Julian Dierkes featured in Vancouver Sun On why Vancouver has so many mansions, and how people are finding creative ways to use them.

Prof. Rima Wilkes featured in Science Magazine, talking about how to budget your grant proposal.

Prof. Nathan Lauster in CBC News Analysis discussing the problematic nature of Canada’s National Occupancy Standards for bedroom sharing

Prof. Richard Carpiano on CBC News talking about burnout in the workplace

Sociology Street-Runners – race and raise funds for downtown Eastside Members of the Department of Sociology competed on Saturday in the Eastside 10K, a charity run that generates donations towards key organizations in the Downtown Eastside. Congrats Sociology faculty and staff! Save

Prof. Seth Abrutyn has been elected to the American Sociological Review editorial board for a three year term.

UBC Sociology is hiring two tenure track positions: in Sociology of Indigenous Peoples and Environmental Sociology. Deadline Sept. 15th. Click on a position for more details.

Prof. Nathan Lauster in The Globe & Mail talking about how people fit all their stuff into apartments in Vancouver

Prof. Sylvia Fuller interviewed by Chatelaine on why most women would not want to take their boss’s job. Fuller said “organizations are demanding a lot more of their workers, without a whole lot of recognition or loyalty on the employers’ part.”

Prof. Amin Ghaziani in the Metro Vancouver talking about how to make cities safe for a diverse range of LGBTQ people