Criminal justice and sociology major Monica Weaver used to think she wanted to work for the FBI. Then she spent a semester in Washington with the ATF.
Roanoke students are conducting research on globalization and health issues during the May Term Intensive Learning course in Palau. Alex DeLaricheliere, one of the group members, is blogging about the trip.
Johnson has contributed commentary for numerous news broadcasts and publications, including CNN and The Huffington Post.
Roanoke College students study the impact of a senior assistance program
“As students, I think it is our responsibility to take what we learn at Roanoke and use it to better the communities around us,” says Fender.
When she was younger, all Erica Daniel '09 wanted to be was a doctor. Now, she credits her close relationships with her Roanoke professors for a more detailed and suited career in international public health, focusing on maternal and child health policy.
Power Shift 2009 urges young people to promote conversation about justice, equity, economic reform and clean living.
“Roanoke helped me feel comfortable to research what I want,” Hughes said.
“Working with kids is always rewarding and challenging,” Mulchay said. “Sometimes you can just see a kid get it, and that’s great.”
Dr. Daniel Sarabia named the first-ever book review editor for the interdisciplinary sociological journal “Nature and Culture”
“This is not only a privilege for me, but it’s also exciting that through the journal Roanoke College is linked with schools all over the world,” Sarabia said.
Roanoke seniors close their undergraduate careers with a seminar course, which puts their sociology skills and knowledge to use.
Hoffman dispels stereotypes about drug offenders through service learning. “By being involved with the project, students develop a sense of empathy that they cannot get from a textbook,” she says.
The research measures the attitudes of college students regarding euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide.
Kristi Hoffman extends learning outside the classroom with hands-on experiences