Freshman Course Opens Doors and Minds
Knowing where you are, where you fit in and the community’s expectations of you: it all matters. Even more so when you are a freshman entering a campus of more than 34,000 students. CHASS 101 offers an orientation to the culture, resources, research methods, and interdisciplinarity of our unique college.
The Sociology of Hip-Hop: Freshmen Present Research Findings
Freshmen Alfred Anderson and Kelly Darden presented their research about the sociology of hip-hop culture at the Southeastern Undergraduate Sociology Symposium at Emory University. “We were the only freshmen there, as far as I could tell," says Darden. "We got good feedback, and were encouraged to submit our work for conferences at Princeton and Harvard, among others. Our research topic is not widely covered." “It is very unusual for first