Belmont sociology professor Ken Spring breaks the mold

Belmont sociology professor Ken Spring breaks the mold

Belmont sociology professor Dr. Ken Spring is best defined as an enigma. One day, you might see him dressed in a tux and bow tie, but not without his hoop nose ring. Another day, you might see him in jeans with the bottoms rolled up and a plain white T-shirt, […]

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Tattoo of the week: Ken Spring

Tattoo of the week: Ken Spring

Some people have stories behind why they got their tattoos. And then there is sociology professor Ken Spring, whose detailed ink covering his right arm is a narrative of Spring’s life. “I don’t think I could tell you an exact number of tattoos I have, I wouldn’t know where to […]

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World renowned sociologist refutes “Mars and Venus”

World renowned sociologist refutes “Mars and Venus”

“Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus.” The phrase—and it’s subsequent ideologies—have been pounded into our society’s vernacular.  The book by John Gray has sold more than 45 million copies. But on a recent visit to Belmont, renowned sociologist and masculinity expert Dr. Michael Kimmel set out to debunk […]

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’40 days’ modified

’40 days’ modified

“Think of Lewis and Clark – they didn’t have an agenda.” Dr. Bonnie Smith discussed the nature of travel, a nature prone to “bumps and uncertainties.”

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