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Sociology Department Fund
A gift to this fund would help support the many activities of the Sociology Department including department colloquiums, guest lecturers, student scholarships, and research support.Give to this fund
UNL Opportunity Scholarship in Sociology Fund
This fund provides scholarships to undergraduate students within the Sociology Department with preference given to students who come from educationally or culturally disadvantaged backgrounds.
Haas Faculty Award in Sociology Fund
This fund supports summer research activities for faculty in the Sociology Department with preference given to pretenure faculty. This fund was established by Emeritus Professor Al Williams.
Nebraska Association of Sociology Graduate Students (NASGS) Discretionary Fund
This fund is used for NASGS-related activities, including costs associated with meetings and events, a monetary award to existing or newly created NASGS student awards, and support for Sociology graduate students' professional development.
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Funding for the #unrulysociologists shall be used for the benefit and support of the group including assisting students (especially undergraduates) to attend conferences relevant to the #unrulysociologists mission, facilitating larger and more visible events, purchasing postcards for direct engagement with the political process, co-sponsoring campus events, and developing materials to share with elected officials.