Alzheimer's Disease and Race

Seda Shirinian, Michelle Lajoe, and Joey Narez
SocGen 2020W

A podcast about how Alzheimer’s disease intersects with race and socioeconomic status.

Burden of Blame

Adrija Chakrabarty, Madison Thantu, Nimah Rashid, Sandhya Murgan, Sohini Halder
SocGen 2020S
3rd Place, People's Choice, Spring 2020

Why misattributing blame for the spread of COVID-19 is historically redundant. And dangerous.

COVID-19 & Homelessness

Vanessa De La Torre, Michelle Dickey, Huongly Do, Ellie Kim, Jazmine Salazar
SocGen 2020S

Navigating the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on the biological and social well-being of our unhoused neighbors.

Epigenetics and its Implications on Postgenomic Maternal Health and Eugenics

Adele Huang
SocGen 20other

Epigenetics represents an incarnation of postgenomics that challenges current concepts of race and biological plasticity where reproductive women and the fetus are becoming important frameworks for study.

Flint Magazine

Ashley Ramirez, Jana Lang, Jessenya Reyes, & Shanti Shrestha
SocGen 2020W

A magazine about the Flint water crisis and minority experience.

Get Schooled: COVID-19 and Its Impact on Educational Racial Disparities,

Aya Shokair, Lindsay Pistorius, Sai Sreenivasan, Shemms Najjar, Shivali Raja
SocGen 2020S
2nd Place, People's Choice Award, Spring 2020

A close examination on how the complex interplay of the 2019 novel coronavirus influences the United States Education System, presented as an online classroom.

Invisible in India

Becky Marin-Arellano, Heidi Choi, Manali Ghadiali, Rithik Kumar, Sara Jorde
SocGen 2020S
Honorable Mention, People's Choice Spring 2020

Invisible in India is a game that teaches you about the challenges of the novel coronavirus through the perspective of various internal migrant workers, the “invisible” people that uphold the democratic nation.

Organ Trafficking in Egypt

Derek Taylor, Kiana Charles, and Rachael Hua
SocGen 2020W
Award for courage in addressing a difficult topic

A podcast about the illegal trade in organs in Egypt and the refugees who are its victims.

Race and Heat: Occupational Risk in Regards to Heat Exposure

Desiree Eshraghi, Christine King, Chelsea Tran
SocGen 20other21

Racial minorities are more likely to experience higher occupational heat exposure and suffer worse from heat-related illnesses.

Solitary: A Critical Look at Solitary Confinement in American Penitentiaries

Jason Sanchez, Kendall Chaffin, Lauren Trent, Ruby Lake, Wes Hardin
SocGen 2020S
Award for courage in addressing a difficult topic

A magazine that dives into the ethical, legal, sociological, and scientific controversies surrounding solitary confinement in America’s most secure prison facilities and confronts the criminalization of race and mental illness, and the ongoing militarization of our prison systems.