sociology en Falling Out of the Middle Class <p><span dir="ltr" id=":u0">In <a href="">last month’s State of the Union address</a>, President Obama said this year he hoped to strengthen and build ladders of opportunity into the middle class. Host Ben Kieffer talks with University of Iowa <span dir="ltr"><span dir="ltr"><span dir="ltr" id=":u0">sociologist <a href="">Kevin Leicht </a>and John Gallo of the <span class="st"><a href="">Henry B. Tippie College of Business</a>. Thu, 13 Feb 2014 20:00:12 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Sarah Boden 36232 at Falling Out of the Middle Class News Buzz: Obamacare Fix and Cholesterol Guidelines <p>While support to reduce prison sentences has been growing, Iowa State University sociologist <a href="">Matt DeLisi</a> <a href="">recently testified before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee</a> that for certain offenders this would be a mistake.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 19:32:31 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Sarah Boden 32197 at News Buzz: Obamacare Fix and Cholesterol Guidelines Raising Girls <p>From Cinderella to Miley Cyrus our girls grow up in an environment rich in images of femininity.&nbsp; Host Charity Nebbe gets insight into the challenges and dangers girls face as they grow and how the media influences their development.</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 10 Oct 2013 17:46:53 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Sarah Boden 30401 at Raising Girls