X: The Independent Variable - ASA Undergraduate Newsletter

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Produced by the American Sociological Association, Independent Variable is a newsletter tailored especially for undergraduates. Our goal is to give you a fresh view on sociology, bringing you the latest news and findings from the field four times a year. We look for articles that connect sociology to current events, that demonstrate the empirical and theoretical power of the discipline, and that can help you succeed as a student. We are always looking for great content and new ideas, so if you have suggestions, comments, questions, or if you just want to say hi, send an email to

We believe we all have a role to play, we all have an impact to make and we all have the chance to make a difference in our society.

In This Issue

In the news.  Sociologists conduct research on today's hot topics and their results are featured in newspapers, radio, and television news every day.  We'll share some examples here. 

What's up ASA?  Here's where you'll find the latest news from the discipline. 

Success in sociology.  Quick tips for effective studying, great writing, nailing tests, getting internships, and making sociology work for you.


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  • Created By: Kayleigh Haskin
  • Created: 11/13/2018
  • Modified By: Kayleigh Haskin
  • Modified: 02/11/2019


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