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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: A Personal Hero

For the last 30 plus years, my favorite memorabilia item has been a basketball, signed by the Los Angeles Lakers, and handed to me by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. 548 more words

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Implementing Strengths-Based Professional Development in Your Office

By Melissa Vivian

Earlier this year at the NAFSA 2016 Annual Conference & Expo in Denver, I had the opportunity to speak with my NAFSA colleagues about Gallup Education’s Clifton StrengthsFinder, an assessment tool designed to help individuals and organizations identify what it is that they do best and how to boost that greatness in others. 824 more words

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Announcement about Para World Sailing Equipment

The meeting of the World Sailing Council has concluded in Barcelona, Spain as part of the 2016 Annual Conference.

Para World Sailing Committee Chairman Betsy Alison presented the Committee’s decision on the equipment that the 2.4 Norlin OD, Hansa 303 and Weta Trimaran will be adopted for para sailing events as the sport aims for reinstatement into the Paralympic Games in 2024. 224 more words


SSSI at SSSP - Special Session #sssi #sociology

SSSI is cosponsoring a session at the SSSP 2017 Annual Conference in Montreal.

The session is “Narratives of Fear in Popular Culture”. For further information, please follow the link below, and look for session #17:   17 more words


SSSI 2017 - Call for Session Proposals (extended deadline: November 18th) #sssi #sociology #conference

Dear Colleagues,

The deadline for session proposals for the 2017 SSSI Annual Meeting in Montreal, 8/11-8/13, has been extended to November 18th. PLEASE SUBMIT PROPOSALS NOW! 301 more words


Plenary Connections – Isabel Wilkerson

By Meredith McQuaid

The 2016 presidential election is upon us as I write this. It has been a time of division and rancor in the country; strong words have been uttered and published – the pain from which will take a long time and great effort to heal. 352 more words

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