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SAFRIG Field Trip

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  • July 14, 2015 at 4:38 pm

  Changing Farm Landscapes in Wisconsin   How is the face of Wisconsin agriculture changing?  Come explore the past and future of rural Wisconsin with SAFRIG on this dynamic tour.  We’ll be stopping at three different farms that represent a different aspect of the shifting farming landscape.  First, we’ll get a glimpse into the future of Wisconsin agriculture through a [...]

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Wisconsin River Canoe Trip

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  • June 5, 2015 at 3:45 pm

Sponsored by the Natural Resources RIG. No skill required to canoe the broad, sandy lower Wisconsin River past sandstone cliffs and diverse river ecosystems. 60% nature observation, 40% beach party. Cost $20 per person, Thursday August 6th, 2015. Vans leave conference hotel at 8 am and return by 5 pm. For more information and to register [...]

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Wisconsin Women Farmers Tour & Lunch

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  • May 18, 2015 at 3:52 pm

(Optional pre-conference field trip) Thursday, August 6th Wisconsin Women Farmers Tour & Lunch (8am to 2pm) $25 a person, sponsored by the Rural Gender Issues RIG Contact Person: Julie Keller, 608-772-5873, shinybike52@gmail.com

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Upcoming Annual Meeting 2015 Highlights!

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  • March 3, 2015 at 6:39 pm

Speakers: Alton Thompson Plenary I Mark Shucksmith Plenary II Sonny Ramaswamy (USDA-NIFA) Author meets critics session: Daniel Immerwahr’s Thinking Small: The Lure of Community Development    Panelists: Jess Gilbert, Neal Flora, Stephen Gasteyer Author meets critics session: Jess Gilbert’s Planning Democracy Agrarian Intellectuals and the Intended New Deal     Panelists: Neal Flora, Leland Glenna, and Wynne Wright [...]

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Administrator Position at the Pennsylvania State University Census Bureau Research Data Center

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  • February 25, 2015 at 12:12 am

  A position for an Administrator at the Pennsylvania State University Census Bureau Research Data Center (RDC), University Park, PA, will be filled in spring 2015. The RDC is a secure computing lab in Paterno Library on the University Park campus. In this lab, researchers who have received approval for research projects have access to [...]

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Soliciting Nominations for the Graduate Student Representative Position

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  • February 17, 2015 at 9:20 pm

We are soliciting nominations for the Graduate Student Representative. As the Graduate Student Representative, you would serve on the RSS Council for 2 years,  representing student interests in the society.  Student representatives attend Council meetings (twice annually) and serve on two committees. They work with the Program Committee to plan graduate student events at the annual meeting, and [...]

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Associate Professor or Professor (Ag Biotechnology Risk Communication)

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  • February 5, 2015 at 7:50 pm

Title Associate Professor or Professor (Ag Biotechnology Risk Communication) Employing Department Agricultural Education & Studies and Biosafety Institute for Genetically Modified Agricultural Products (BIGMAP) Appointment Conditions Tenure Track, 9 Months, Full Time Proposed Start Date August 16, 2015 Job Description Iowa State University has launched the Presidential High Impact Hires Initiative to support targeted faculty [...]

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2015 Population RIG Student Paper Competition

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  • January 26, 2015 at 7:06 pm

The Population Research Interest Group of the Rural Sociological Society is soliciting submissions for a graduate student paper award in the areas of rural demography and population studies. The paper should be related to the broad interests of the Population Research Interest Group. Current graduate students and recent graduates (who receive their degrees no earlier [...]

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North Central Regional Center for Rural Development has 3 Short-Term Post-Doctoral Consultant Positions

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  • January 23, 2015 at 5:25 pm

Social Science Post-Doctoral Experience Consultancy (Up to 6 Months) North Central Regional Center for Rural Development The North Central Regional Center for Rural Development is jointly funded by USDA and land-grant universities in its 12-state region. The NCRCRD seeks recent PhDs as post-doctoral consultants. The consultants will write refereed journal articles and develop/disseminate outreach & [...]

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2015 Call for the Dissertation and Early Careers Endowment Awards

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  • January 22, 2015 at 6:48 pm

2015 RSS MS, PhD and Early Career Research Award Competition This year the RSS Council has authorized the use of Endowment funds to support Master’s theses, Ph.D. dissertations, and Early Career Research awards to support research activities conducted during the 2015-2016 fiscal/academic year. Proposals are invited to conduct research on all topics encompassed by the [...]

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