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Starting Wed Mar 19, 2014

Registration for ND’s 2014 Summer Session begins at 5 a.m.




May 27 - Summer 2014 Session 1 Begins

June 16 - Summer 2014 Regular 6-Week Session Begins

Book Launch Celebration for Christian Smith, Kyle Longest, Jonathan Hill and Kari Christoffersen

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
The Great Hall of O'Shaughnessy

The Center for the Study of Religion and Society requests the pleasure of your company at a brief book launch celebration for the publication of a book by Christian Smith, Kyle Longest, Jonathan Hill and Kari Christoffersen

Young Catholic America:  Emerging Adults In, Out of, and Gone From the Church (Oxford University Press 2014).

Refreshments and Hors D'oeuvres will be served



The Department of Sociology at Notre Dame has signature strengths in cultural sociology, the sociology of education, political sociology and social movements, and the sociology of religion.

The department features undergraduate and graduate programs, innovative research opportunities that cut across disciplinary boundaries, and award-winning faculty who are widely recognized for their scholarly publications.

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To affirm the human dignity of all, the members of this department support and actively work to ensure the inclusion of our faculty, staff and students regardless of gender, race, religion or sexual orientation.


New Sociology Professor Focuses on Social Side of Child Mental Health Issues
April 17, 2014

Sociologist Sarah Mustillo ’96 combines real-world experience and statistical expertise to explore the social origins of child mental health issues. This fall she returned to Notre Dame’s College of Arts and Letters to continue her innovative research as a professor in the Department of Sociology.

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Sociology Alumni Bring Liberal Arts Perspective to Medical School
April 17, 2014

What would make a patient withhold information from his or her doctor? How do class, race, and ethnicity affect the quality of health care a patient receives? What social factors help determine the illnesses we contract and the best treatment plan for them? A growing number of Notre Dame students who pursue a career in medicine are finding the answers to these questions through a combination of sociology and Arts and Letters Pre-Health coursework.

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We extend our deepest sympathy to the family, friends and colleagues of Maureen Hallinan, William P. and Hazel B. White Professor of Sociology Emeritus at the University of Notre Dame. Maureen died Monday (January 28) in South Bend, Ind. after an illness. She was 73. For more information, see




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