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Sexual violence derails students; new SAAVI grant helps get them on track

Sexual violence derails students; new SAAVI grant helps get them on track

07/10/2019

Utah State University's office for Sexual Assault and Anti-Violence Information (SAAVI) provides therapists and advocates for students who've encountered any type of sexual violence. That is expanding thanks to a new grant from the Utah Office for Victims...

Exhibit of early 20th-century editorial cartoons illustrates suffragist ideals

Exhibit of early 20th-century editorial cartoons illustrates suffragist ideals

06/28/2019

USU's Museum of Anthropology hosts "Women Speaking to Women: The Political Art of Nina Allender," an exhibit of the political cartoons Allender created for The Suffragist, a magazine published by the National Women's Party from 1913-1920. The exhibit cont...

World Refugee Day serves up community spirit at first neighborhood picnic in Logan

World Refugee Day serves up community spirit at first neighborhood picnic in Logan

06/27/2019

The Cache Valley's first-ever celebration of World Refugee Day included a picnic in the park, with USU faculty such as Jess Lucero of Social Work.

Event on June 10 is rare chance to quiz early civil-rights heroes Douglass and Mott

Event on June 10 is rare chance to quiz early civil-rights heroes Douglass and Mott

06/01/2019

'Living historians' will portray two larger-than-life persons from the suffrage/abolitionist movement of the 1800s: Orator Frederick Douglass and suffragist Lucretia Mott. The free and public event, "Forward Out of Darkness: A Conversation with Frederick ...

June 15 writers event: One full-day seminar, two Logan poet laureates

June 15 writers event: One full-day seminar, two Logan poet laureates

05/31/2019

Star Coulbrooke and Shanan Ballam, the current and incoming poet laureates for Logan City, will be among a dozen or so writing specialists from USU at a June 15 symposium hosted by the League of Utah Writers.

Vernal open house/exhibit to conclude global conference of archaeologists

Vernal open house/exhibit to conclude global conference of archaeologists

05/16/2019

An open house will bring the public into a week long conference of archaeologists worldwide discussing climate sustainable food systems at USU Uintah Basin in Vernal.

USU Eastern Police Academy links to Blanding in a first-of-its-kind program

USU Eastern Police Academy links to Blanding in a first-of-its-kind program

05/10/2019

USU Eastern's Police Officer Academy graduates first class of cadets after the program's expansion to USU Blanding in a new video and hands on format that is the first-of-its-kind.

Student documentary airing on KUED examines the lasting impact of Spike 150

Student documentary airing on KUED examines the lasting impact of Spike 150

05/10/2019

A half-hour documentary on the 150th anniversary of the Golden Spike will be shown on KUED7. The title of the student production is titled “The Last Spike: How Utah Linked the Nation,” which explores the effects of the Transcontinental Railroad that still...

A record number of 789 seniors statewide earn CHaSS diplomas

A record number of 789 seniors statewide earn CHaSS diplomas

05/06/2019

CHaSS 2019 commencement has nearly 790 seniors who are potential gradates (pending spring grades). This includes graduates in the humanities and social sciences statewide.

Mehdi Heravi, CHaSS patron, is among those receiving honorary degrees

Mehdi Heravi, CHaSS patron, is among those receiving honorary degrees

04/26/2019

Mehdi Heravi, who has long been generous to CHaSS, is among those receiving honorary degrees at USU's May 2019 commencement.

More and more students seeking LPCS degrees are headed for medical careers

More and more students seeking LPCS degrees are headed for medical careers

04/22/2019

With a varied offering of degrees, LPCS is becoming more popular among students looking to have a career in the medical field.

Tech Comm students to share ideas for community projects that have staying power

Tech Comm students to share ideas for community projects that have staying power

04/19/2019

Students in an upper level Technical Communications class have created projects designed to find solutions to under-addressed issues in Cache Valley. They will share ideas for community projects April 23, 2019, at the Logan Library.

Former students invited to chat with history mentor Norm Jones as he ends long career

Former students invited to chat with history mentor Norm Jones as he ends long career

04/11/2019

Dr. Norm Jones, longtime USU History professor, will retire this semester. Two gatherings will be held to allow the many students he mentored over the years to reconnect with him. April 16 in Logan, April 26 in Salt lake City.

New professors, other promotions announced by CHaSS

New professors, other promotions announced by CHaSS

04/08/2019

Ten College of Humanities and Social Sciences faculty have received promotions for the 2019-20 school year, including as new professors: Christa Jones, Charles Waugh, Scott Henry

'They Shall Not Grow Old,' featuring restored WWI footage, plays in Logan

'They Shall Not Grow Old,' featuring restored WWI footage, plays in Logan

04/05/2019

“They Shall Not Grow Old” will be shown at 7 p.m. for three nights, Tuesday, April 9, and Thursday and Friday, April 11-12, at the Utah Theatre, 18 W. Center, Logan. Tickets are $4 at the door. Prof. Ross Peterson will lead discussions beforehand.

Giraffe Award winner Chris Gonzalez, others honored in 2019 CHaSS awards

Giraffe Award winner Chris Gonzalez, others honored in 2019 CHaSS awards

03/29/2019

College of Humanities and Social Sciences distributed many awards for excellence during the 2018-19 school, including Prof. Chris Gonzalez, who 'stuck his neck out' and won CHaSS's Giraffe Award

Speech and Debate, USU’s ‘Cinderella team,’ ends the year as national champ

Speech and Debate, USU’s ‘Cinderella team,’ ends the year as national champ

03/28/2019

USU Speech and Debate won the top spot at the nation’s largest comprehensive speech and debate tournament. The nine-member team finished in first place at the Pi Kappa Delta National Tournament, sponsored by the International Public Debate Association a

That most effective of weapons, shaming, is focus of upcoming Ethics Slam

That most effective of weapons, shaming, is focus of upcoming Ethics Slam

03/27/2019

“The Ethics of Shaming” will be the topic of the first-ever Ethics Slam in Logan, set for 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, at the Crepery restaurant, 25 W. Center St., Logan. Sponsored by USU Department of Philosophy.

Open-mic event tunes into voices of the suffragettes who won a basic American right

Open-mic event tunes into voices of the suffragettes who won a basic American right

03/21/2019

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences is hosting “Women’s Voices, Women’s Votes: Kicking Off a Yearlong Celebration of Women’s Suffrage and Voting Rights,” to mark the 100-year anniversary of passage of the 19th Amendment.

Bonjour? Hola? Ni hao? USU welcomes hundreds for high school language fair

Bonjour? Hola? Ni hao? USU welcomes hundreds for high school language fair

03/21/2019

Hundreds of language students from Cache Valley high schools gathered at USU March 18 for the Cache Valley World Languages Fair 2019. In between intervals of fun and play, they interacted with ‘experts’ -- USU language faculty and students, as well as hig...

USU Creative Writing and Art Contest announces 2019 winners

USU Creative Writing and Art Contest announces 2019 winners

03/15/2019

The 26th annual USU Creative Writing and Art Contest recognizes the best creative work by USU students.

CHaSS alums named in magazine's '40 Under 40’ list as top business leaders

CHaSS alums named in magazine's '40 Under 40’ list as top business leaders

03/14/2019

CHaSS alumni, Tyler Buswell, Ben Kolendar and Jessie Lynn Richards, have been named in Utah Business magazine's '40 Under 40’ list as top business leaders

Fresh and important research presented on Capitol Hill by undergrads

Fresh and important research presented on Capitol Hill by undergrads

03/06/2019

The 2019 Research on Capitol Hill event featured many USU students,including 10 CHaSS students, who summed up their research on posters and presented it to an audience of State Legislators on March 5.

New book describes how modern Marines have returned to lessons from Vietnam

New book describes how modern Marines have returned to lessons from Vietnam

02/27/2019

Political Science Professor Jeannie Johnson's new book, 'The Marines, Counterinsurgency and Strategic Culture,' relates the Marine Corps' history since 1915, with special emphasis placed on the Combined Action Patrol formed during the Vietnam War.

JCOM symposium on Feb. 27 looks at ways media is researched at USU

JCOM symposium on Feb. 27 looks at ways media is researched at USU

02/25/2019

the Journalism and Communication Research Colloquium on Wednesday, Feb. 27, from 1-5 p.m. The research and creative works symposium, now in its second year, is titled "Our Mediated World: The Many Facets of Media Research and Creative Development at Utah...

DIY firearms: Poli Sci grad presents research on deadly 'ghost guns'

DIY firearms: Poli Sci grad presents research on deadly 'ghost guns'

02/14/2019

Tori Bodine, a USU political science grad working on a statistics degree, heads to Utah's Undergraduate Research Day at the State Capitol, to report on untraceable weapons created on a 3-D printer.

Anthro professor creates support group as safe space for religious discussion

Anthro professor creates support group as safe space for religious discussion

02/13/2019

Anthropology Professor Bonnie Glass-Coffin says the Interfaith Initiative has launched a new support group on campus to help students improve their mental health by discussing their religious identities.

Blanding exhibit reveals hard life, contribution of Chinese rail laborers

Blanding exhibit reveals hard life, contribution of Chinese rail laborers

02/11/2019

A new exhibit at Utah State University-Blanding focuses on the tens of thousands of Chinese immigrants who labored to bring the transcontinental race to a finish line at Promontory Point in Box Elder County. “Tunnels, Trestles, Track,” now open through A...

Latinx leaders share inspirational stories during lunch events

Latinx leaders share inspirational stories during lunch events

02/01/2019

CHaSS faculty members take part in lunch series sponsored by USU's new Latinx Center, hosted by Chris Gonzalez, the center's Director and English associate professor.

Poet Gunsberg welcomes ‘dangerous life' in Jan. 29 reading of new poems

Poet Gunsberg welcomes ‘dangerous life' in Jan. 29 reading of new poems

01/25/2019

Poet Gunsberg, assistant professor of English, reads from new collection of poems, "Welcome, Dangerous Life."

CHaSS announces winners of 2019 awards

CHaSS announces winners of 2019 awards

01/22/2019

The winners of the CHaSS awards of excellence for 2019 have been named, including faculty and students.The awards will be presented at the CHaSS Awards Society in March.

How many homeless at one point in time? Volunteers put boots on the ground

How many homeless at one point in time? Volunteers put boots on the ground

01/18/2019

The Point-in-Time Homelessness Count for 2019 in Cache Valley will take place the week of Jan. 21. USU assistant professor of Social Work Jess Lucero is an organizer.

Prof. Cathy Bullock named as interim JCOM department head, replacing Hixson

Prof. Cathy Bullock named as interim JCOM department head, replacing Hixson

01/11/2019

Professor Cathy Bullock has been named interim department head of the Department of Journalism and Communication at USU, replacing Kim Hixson, who is leaving to be a dean at a Maryland University.

2018 Digital Trends let us hear sex-assault victims, scorn teen show-offs

2018 Digital Trends let us hear sex-assault victims, scorn teen show-offs

01/07/2019

Utah State University's Digital Folklore Project has named the most influential and wide-spread memes of 2018, including the hashtag #WhyIDidntReport and the Tide Pod Challengs.

Young poet wins Utah’s top prize for original work in Spanish

Young poet wins Utah’s top prize for original work in Spanish

12/14/2018

Sophomore Carlos Andres Gutierrez Gutierrez, who is majoring in Spanish and Political Science, has won the Sor Juana Award, a Utah Humanities statewide prize for original writing in Spanish.

New faculty video: Comm Studies' Nicole Allen on the symbolism of calendars

New faculty video: Comm Studies' Nicole Allen on the symbolism of calendars

12/13/2018

Nicole Allen, a new assistant professor of Communication Studies at Utah State, offers her take on the commercialism of today's holidays.

Comm Studies’ John Seiter honored as a CHaSS Distinguished Professor

Comm Studies’ John Seiter honored as a CHaSS Distinguished Professor

12/12/2018

Comm Studies’ John Seiter has been honored as a CHaSS Distinguished Professor, an honorary title that reflects his consistent excellence in teaching and research.

Leading Mormon Studies scholar Patrick Mason named as USU’s Arrington Chair

Leading Mormon Studies scholar Patrick Mason named as USU’s Arrington Chair

12/07/2018

Patrick Q. Mason, a history professor who holds the Howard W. Hunter Chair of Mormon Studies at Claremont Graduate University, has been named the new Leonard J. Arrington Chair for Mormon History and Culture.

The 'Connected World' of Shakespeare's era is focus of new exhibit

The 'Connected World' of Shakespeare's era is focus of new exhibit

11/29/2018

English students of Prof. Phebe Jensen have curated an exhibit of how Shakespeare's era looked at medicine and science. “Secrets: Shakespeare and the Connected World” continues through Jan. 5 in the Merrill-Cazier Library at USU.

With Thanksgiving gift, social work students learn truth of 'helper therapy'

With Thanksgiving gift, social work students learn truth of 'helper therapy'

11/28/2018

Students in the CHaSS Social Work Program canvassed for donations and cash to build more than a hundred Thanksgiving dinners for Logan-based family service centers. The Thanksgiving Project is about 12 years old.

Barre Toelken, renowned folklorist and beloved professor, dies at age 83
Speech and debate students show their depth at region’s largest tournament

Speech and debate students show their depth at region’s largest tournament

11/08/2018

Members of USU Speech and Debate team begin the 2018-19 academic year’s tournament season with three sweepstakes and other top wins on Oct. 12-14 at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Ore.

First U.S. fulltime coordinator for LGBTQ vets keynotes CHaSS, USU events

First U.S. fulltime coordinator for LGBTQ vets keynotes CHaSS, USU events

11/08/2018

Nathaniel Boehme, a history alumnus of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, is the nation's first fulltime coordinator for veterans. He works for the Oregon Dept. of Veterans Affairs

Public 'roadshow' to collect local memories and record family relics of WWI

Public 'roadshow' to collect local memories and record family relics of WWI

11/08/2018

Records of artifacts and recorded remembrances to be included in a WWI archive

‘On Being’ host Krista Tippett to speak Nov. 7 on mystery in our busy world

‘On Being’ host Krista Tippett to speak Nov. 7 on mystery in our busy world

11/02/2018

Radio personality to speak on "Mystery and the Art of Living"

Respect and reserve: AFROTC cadets' 24-hour vigil honors those lost in war

Respect and reserve: AFROTC cadets' 24-hour vigil honors those lost in war

10/31/2018

The annual POW/MIA vigil on Nov. 8-9 offers U.S. flags as reminders

Why are there fewer women CEOs? Media seek answers from two USU researchers

Why are there fewer women CEOs? Media seek answers from two USU researchers

10/26/2018

Sociologists Christy Glass and Management Expert Alison Cook look at what's behind recent spate of resignations of big-company CEOs who are women.

Demonstration will recall era when the trebuchet ruled medieval battles

Demonstration will recall era when the trebuchet ruled medieval battles

10/17/2018

See how the Middle Ages' heavy artillery actually worked on Oct. 20

Book talk, exhibit bring world of 100-year-old novel, ‘My Antonia,’ to life

Book talk, exhibit bring world of 100-year-old novel, ‘My Antonia,’ to life

10/12/2018

Dr. Steve Shively to lead discussion of important Willa Cather novel

Respected population lab marks 50 years' research into the human condition

Respected population lab marks 50 years' research into the human condition

10/08/2018

Yun Kim demography laboratory celebrates 50th anniversary with symposium

Religious Studies names three finalists for Arrington Chair in Mormon history

Religious Studies names three finalists for Arrington Chair in Mormon history

10/04/2018

Candidates to visit campus in search for professorial chair in history

Unique research uses trash to track human energy use for last 10,000 years

Unique research uses trash to track human energy use for last 10,000 years

09/27/2018

USU archaeologists process massive amounts of brand-new data

Jeannie Johnson, political science prof, to give Honors Last Lecture

Jeannie Johnson, political science prof, to give Honors Last Lecture

09/27/2018

Series aims to share a faculty member's last words

Tanner Talks speaker series to reflect on global reach of the Renaissance

Tanner Talks speaker series to reflect on global reach of the Renaissance

09/27/2018

Four scholars will lecture on how the Renaissance had no borders

Winners of Swenson Legacy Poetry Contest celebrated

Winners of Swenson Legacy Poetry Contest celebrated

09/21/2018

Stacie Denetsosie read her winning poem at Swenson House groundbreaking

'No turning back now' with groundbreaking of writers and artists' retreat

'No turning back now' with groundbreaking of writers and artists' retreat

09/20/2018

The long-planned Swenson House comes closer to reality with ceremony, gathering

Atlantic magazine tells how young USU English alum mastered Pres. Obama's voice

Atlantic magazine tells how young USU English alum mastered Pres. Obama's voice

09/05/2018

Kolbie Blume, English 2014, answered hundreds of letters with calls for compassion and attention from Americans to Pres. Obama

Groundbreaking set for writing and events space honoring the legacy of Utah poet May Swenson

Groundbreaking set for writing and events space honoring the legacy of Utah poet May Swenson

08/31/2018

The re-imagined Swenson family home will welcome community, writers and learners.

A Light on the Hill for students who be the light of the world

A Light on the Hill for students who be the light of the world

08/29/2018

Hundreds of new and not-so-old CHaSSies gathered for this annual ritual to kick off the school year

New summer program lets students of ancient Greek jump a year ahead

New summer program lets students of ancient Greek jump a year ahead

08/23/2018

Innovative, new 'instinctual' method of learning Ancient Greek finds success

Poetry contest honoring May Swenson anticipates groundbreaking for retreat

Poetry contest honoring May Swenson anticipates groundbreaking for retreat

08/23/2018

Contest winners will read their poems at ground- breaking ceremony Sept. 18

Awaiting the awards: 9 JCOM, other students earn college Emmy nominations

Awaiting the awards: 9 JCOM, other students earn college Emmy nominations

08/22/2018

'To be nominated is an honor,' says broadcast adviser

USU's Mountain West Center names 2018 Evans Biography Award winners

USU's Mountain West Center names 2018 Evans Biography Award winners

07/13/2018

Authors explore polygamy through women's diaries and the story-telling of Native Americans.

At what cost? JCOM professor lauded for putting lives ahead of headlines

At what cost? JCOM professor lauded for putting lives ahead of headlines

06/29/2018

LaPlante wins ethics award for decision to keep sources safe in their wartorn world.

USU student journalists make headlines with awards for 1st-rate reporting

USU student journalists make headlines with awards for 1st-rate reporting

06/22/2018

UPR and Utah Statesman reporters win a shelf of SPJ awards for 2018.

Three of Utah Business' 'Women to Watch' got start with humanities degrees

Three of Utah Business' 'Women to Watch' got start with humanities degrees

06/22/2018

Alumni Darlene Carter, Amanda Owen and Kathleen Tobey are named in magazine's recognition of state's most influential women in business.

Fife workshop examines today's folklore with internet's Slender Man

Fife workshop examines today's folklore with internet's Slender Man

06/14/2018

Respected annual conference brings folklorists to USU to study today's digital folklore.

New, original UPR series asks, 'Are we loving Utah lands to death?'

New, original UPR series asks, 'Are we loving Utah lands to death?'

06/14/2018

Now that everyone's in on Utah's secrets, where do we go from here?

Bennion Teachers'  Workshop to explore beginnings of our democracy

Bennion Teachers' Workshop to explore beginnings of our democracy

06/01/2018

Who started the fire? Early revolutions topic of June 4-8 event sponsored by Mountain West Center.

Farewell to 668 CHaSS grads, you'll do great things

Farewell to 668 CHaSS grads, you'll do great things

05/31/2018

CHaSS graduates take the best of the college with them as they begin new lives.

History announces retirement of renowned scholar Philip Barlow

History announces retirement of renowned scholar Philip Barlow

05/07/2018

Philip Barlow, the History Department's Arrington Chair for Mormon Studies, set to retire in December.

Embassy reception recognizes CHaSS connections with Peru

Embassy reception recognizes CHaSS connections with Peru

05/01/2018

CHaSS alumni, friends and faculty gathered at the Embassy of Peru to note college's ties

High-schoolers get real journalism experience at mock car wreck

High-schoolers get real journalism experience at mock car wreck

04/27/2018

Fatal car crash is real enough to high school journalists visiting USU for annual awards event.

USU Eastern Police Academy graduates ready for the world

USU Eastern Police Academy graduates ready for the world

04/26/2018

Members of academy's fourth-ever graduating class of new law enforcement officers are ready to serve in local law enforcement.

Our new senator studentsplains CHaSS, and we love it!

Our new senator studentsplains CHaSS, and we love it!

04/25/2018

What exactly is the College of Humanities and Social Sciences all about? Here's a response from our new CHaSS senator.

2018 CHaSS Awards gallery: Congratuations to our oustanding faculty, students and staff!

2018 CHaSS Awards gallery: Congratuations to our oustanding faculty, students and staff!

04/20/2018

The College of Humanities and Social Science recognized the achievements of student, faculty and staff during its annual awards ceremony

Air Force ROTC cadet wing ranks in nation's top 5 for academic prowess

Air Force ROTC cadet wing ranks in nation's top 5 for academic prowess

04/19/2018

The cadets of Detachment 860 in Utah State University's Air Force ROTC were ranked No. 1 in cumulative GPA among all 34 AFROTC units in the Northwest Region, and No. 5 among all 145 ROTC units nationwide.

Spanish prof honored with the Peak Award for his mentorship

Spanish prof honored with the Peak Award for his mentorship

04/16/2018

Spanish professor Crescencio López-González was awarded the Peak Prize for Undergraduate Research Faculty Mentor of the Year.

CHaSS names three new professors, makes other promotions

CHaSS names three new professors, makes other promotions

04/13/2018

College of Humanities and Social Sciences announces new professors for 2018, as well as other promotions.

Student  journalists to share stories on UPR from MLK tribute in Memphis

Student journalists to share stories on UPR from MLK tribute in Memphis

04/13/2018

Student journalists, part of the USU Civil Rights Pilgrimage for 2018, to share stories on UPR from MLK tribute in Memphis, Tenn.

USU Speech and Debate Team wraps up season with 4th place at nationals

USU Speech and Debate Team wraps up season with 4th place at nationals

04/03/2018

Tournament in Spokane seals team's reputation as top performers

English professor Joyce Kinkead awarded USU's most prestigious accolade

English professor Joyce Kinkead awarded USU's most prestigious accolade

03/29/2018

CHaSS's own Joyce Kinkead earns USU’s highest research honor, the 2018 Wynne Thorne Career Research Award.

2018 CHaSS awards recognize those who 'think, discover, create’

2018 CHaSS awards recognize those who 'think, discover, create’

03/29/2018

The CHaSS community gathered for awards event to celebrate the accomplishments of students, faculty, staff and friends.

UPR original series ponders 50th anniversary of MLK's death

UPR original series ponders 50th anniversary of MLK's death

03/29/2018

Utah Public Radio examines the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. in a new original series in conjunction with the USU Civil Rights Pilgrimage.

Families invited to Anthropology Museum’s April 7 celebration of eastern Indian dance

Families invited to Anthropology Museum’s April 7 celebration of eastern Indian dance

03/28/2018

A professional eastern Indian dance group will headline the Museum of Anthropology’s Family First Saturday for April with a performance and workshops in classical Indian dance for children and adults.

Activism earns History professor Colleen O'Neill a Lifetime Achievement Award

Activism earns History professor Colleen O'Neill a Lifetime Achievement Award

03/26/2018

Dr. Colleen O’Neill, associate professor of History, received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Center for Women and Gender at USU for her scholarship and Cache County-based activism.

Viral-video creator Travis Chambers, JCOM grad, named in Forbes 30 Under 30

Viral-video creator Travis Chambers, JCOM grad, named in Forbes 30 Under 30

03/16/2018

Travis Chambers has found success in sharing his creativity and making people laugh with work produced in his growing studio, Chamber Media

Utah Supreme Court opens court session to all in appearance at USU

Utah Supreme Court opens court session to all in appearance at USU

03/14/2018

Utah's Supreme Court will hear business as usual in a provisional courtroom on USU's campus. The March 19 proceedings, beginning at 10:30 a.m., are open to students and the public.

CHaSSy Film Festival: Recognizing today's writing needs, plus popcorn

CHaSSy Film Festival: Recognizing today's writing needs, plus popcorn

03/05/2018

New CHaSSy Awards open the curtain on alternative venues for writing.

New Army ROTC leader salutes cadets who join up knowing world's dangers

New Army ROTC leader salutes cadets who join up knowing world's dangers

02/23/2018

Army Major Klint Kuhlman joined the military at a time the U.S. was not at war. Now he's creating the leaders for today's very different world.

Themes of resistance reflected in 2017’s hottest internet trends like #MeToo

Themes of resistance reflected in 2017’s hottest internet trends like #MeToo

12/14/2017

USU's Digital Folklife Project announces winner of 2017 Digital Trend of the Year: Themes of resistance reflected in 2017’s hottest internet trends like #MeToo.

Themes of resistance reflected in 2017’s hottest internet trends like #MeToo

Themes of resistance reflected in 2017’s hottest internet trends like #MeToo

12/14/2017

USU's Digital Folklife Project announces winner of 2017 Digital Trend of the Year: Themes of resistance reflected in 2017’s hottest internet trends like #MeToo

Six long-time CHaSS faculty members earn honorary title of Distinguished Professor

Six long-time CHaSS faculty members earn honorary title of Distinguished Professor

12/07/2017

Dean Joe Ward names six long-time CHaSS faculty members as Distinguished Professors

Professor's life work has been safeguarding, advocating for victims of abuse

Professor's life work has been safeguarding, advocating for victims of abuse

12/04/2017

Derrik Tollefson, whose life work is finding ways to protect vulnerable youngsters, strengthen their families and develop treatment for those who perpetrate abuse, was recognized for his promotion to the rank of professor.

Alumnus shares his poetry with students in multiple languages

Alumnus shares his poetry with students in multiple languages

11/29/2017

Alumnus Glade Meyer visited an Advanced Spanish Conversation and Composition class to share his own poetry, which is written in multiple languages.

POLITICAL SCIENCE - Yesola Kweon on reducing corruption in government and social policies in open economies

POLITICAL SCIENCE - Yesola Kweon on reducing corruption in government and social policies in open economies

11/21/2017

Recently published essays by assistant professor in political science International Interactions journal.

UPR Pledge Drive

UPR Pledge Drive

10/07/2017

It's fall, which means it's time for UPR Pledge Drive, beginning Sept. 20

LANGUAGES Maria Luisa Spicer Escalante and Karin deJonge Kannan, editors Perspectives on Effective Teaching in DLI and Foreign Language Classrooms

LANGUAGES Maria Luisa Spicer Escalante and Karin deJonge Kannan, editors Perspectives on Effective Teaching in DLI and Foreign Language Classrooms

10/05/2017

"Perspectives on Effective Teaching in DLI and Foreign Language Classrooms" is available; editors include USU faculty Karin

A Light on the Hill - 2017

A Light on the Hill - 2017

10/05/2017

A Light on the Hill 2017 had a record number of CHaSS majors celebrating the beginning of the semester.

Political Science head named to Utah branch of U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

Political Science head named to Utah branch of U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

10/05/2017

Tony Peacock, director of USU's Political Science Department, his appointment as a member of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights' Utah advising board.

Sociologist's $2.1M Grant to Find Links Between Sleep and Weight Gain

Sociologist's $2.1M Grant to Find Links Between Sleep and Weight Gain

10/05/2017

Eric Reither, a USU sociologist, has received a $2.1 million grant from the NIH to find links between sleep and weight gain

Videos of New Perspectives on Joseph Smith and Translation Conference

Videos of New Perspectives on Joseph Smith and Translation Conference

10/05/2017

Videos of 'New Perspectives on Joseph Smith and Translation' conference now online, at faithmatters.org

Upcoming civil rights 'pilgrimage' translates history to a personal level

Upcoming civil rights 'pilgrimage' translates history to a personal level

10/05/2017

Upcoming Civil Rights 'Pilgrimage' Translates History to a Personal Level. Seven day trip beginning March 31, 2018, will travel to spots important in the life of Martin Luther King, Jr.

New CHaSS Faculty 2017

New CHaSS Faculty 2017

10/05/2017

CHaSS welcomes eight new faculty for fall semester

New Perspectives on Joseph Smith and Translation

New Perspectives on Joseph Smith and Translation

10/05/2017

One key to understanding Mormonism's prophetic founder, Joseph Smith, is to grapple with his sharply distinctive practice of “translation.” Come take advantage of a unique, day-long conversation by some of Mormon Studies’ leading minds o...

HISTORY Julia Gossard Tattletales: Childhood and Authority in Eighteenth-Century France

HISTORY Julia Gossard Tattletales: Childhood and Authority in Eighteenth-Century France

10/05/2017

Julia Gossard, expert on childhood in medieval France, has published two journal articles

CHaSS Alumni : Vernal Teacher of the Year

CHaSS Alumni : Vernal Teacher of the Year

10/05/2017

A 1999 Utah State University graduate in English has been named the 2018 Utah Teacher of the Year.

POLITICAL SCIENCE Greg Goelzhauser 'Does Merit Selection Work?'

POLITICAL SCIENCE Greg Goelzhauser 'Does Merit Selection Work?'

09/21/2017

Greg Goelzhauser has published an article in the Journal of Law and Courts titled "Does Merit Selection Work?"

HISTORY - James E. Sanders - Democracy in Las Americas, additional journal article

HISTORY - James E. Sanders - Democracy in Las Americas, additional journal article

09/21/2017

HISTORY | James E. Sanders | Democracy in Las Americas, additional journal article

CHaSS News: UPR creating series on Utah's opioid epidemic

CHaSS News: UPR creating series on Utah's opioid epidemic

08/18/2017

To better understand the allure and devastation of opioids, with overdose deaths rising nearly 20 percent last years, UPR staffers have sought stories from Utahns about their own struggles.

Are women CEO material? NY Times taps cross-campus team of USU researchers

Are women CEO material? NY Times taps cross-campus team of USU researchers

08/15/2017

Research on women in the world of business, conducted by the interdisciplinary team of sociology professor Christy Glass and business professor Alison Cook, has been used as an authoritative source by the New York Times.

2017 JCOM grad and UPR pro takes her talents to KSVC in Richfield

2017 JCOM grad and UPR pro takes her talents to KSVC in Richfield

08/01/2017

2017 JCOM grad, now a UPR veteran, Aimee Cobabe takes her talents to central Utah radio station as news director.

Mountain West Center announces Evans Books Awards winners

Mountain West Center announces Evans Books Awards winners

07/17/2017

A biography of famed LDS scholar Leonard Arrington and a memoir that looks at the ambiguity of isolation are the winners of the annual Mountain West Center Evans Book Awards.

Conference marks Leonard Arrington's 100th birthday with new, diverse scholarship

Conference marks Leonard Arrington's 100th birthday with new, diverse scholarship

07/07/2017

Conference July 12-13 marks Leonard Arrington's 100th birthday with new, diverse scholarship

Aggie journalists, broadcasters recognized in statewide awards

Aggie journalists, broadcasters recognized in statewide awards

06/19/2017

Aggie journalists, broadcasters recognized in statewide SPJ awards

Follow along on social media as student scientists engage in Peruvian field school

Follow along on social media as student scientists engage in Peruvian field school

06/12/2017

USU Anthropology students will be sharing their experiences in Peru via social media.

Adventures in an exotic study abroad to Morocco

06/06/2017

Sociology and technical communications students experience a study abroad in Morocco with professors Peg Petrzelka and Rebecca Walton.

CHaSS faculty, students among Robins Award winners

CHaSS faculty, students among Robins Award winners

06/06/2017

CHaSS faculty, students among Robins Award winners at April 15, 2017 ceremony.

CHaSS recognizes four faculty members as full professors

CHaSS recognizes four faculty members as full professors

06/01/2017

CHaSS recognizes four faculty members as full professors. They are Maria Spicer-Escalante, Damon Cann, Derrik Tolllefson and Courtney Flint.

English professor earns Fulbright Award to Equador

English professor earns Fulbright Award to Equador

05/22/2017

English professor Alan Blackstock earns Fulbright Award to Equador

History grad student earns award in Arrington writing contest

History grad student earns award in Arrington writing contest

04/14/2017

History grad student, Kirtan Patel, earned second place in a writing contest held in conjunction with the Leonard J. Arrington Mormon History Lecture at Utah State University.

New SSWA social justice scholarship

03/07/2017

Utah State University’s Department of Sociology, Social Work and Anthropology has created a scholarship program for students who want to become “ambassadors for social justice.” The new “Human Rights and Social Justice Ambassador Scholarship” offers 16

Laurel Thatcher Ulrich Brings Insights into Women's History to USU Lecture on March 15

Laurel Thatcher Ulrich Brings Insights into Women's History to USU Lecture on March 15

03/07/2017

Laurel Thatcher Ulrich Brings Insights into Women's History to USU Lecture on March 15

Professor’s article examining rhetoric used by the coal industry is reprinted in dozens of newspapers

Professor’s article examining rhetoric used by the coal industry is reprinted in dozens of newspapers

02/07/2017

Communication Studies Professor Jennifer Peeples’ research is going where few academic books do: mainstream media.

CHaSS Alumni Lunch Series

CHaSS Alumni Lunch Series

College of Humanities and Social Services alumni meet with students and explain how their degree helped them professionally.

CHaSS recognizes students, faculty, friends

CHaSS recognizes students, faculty, friends

The College of Humanities and Social Science recognized the achievements of student, faculty and staff during its annual awards ceremony

CHaSSy Film Festival: Recognizing today's writing needs, plus popcorn

CHaSSy Film Festival: Recognizing today's writing needs, plus popcorn

New CHaSSy Awards open the curtain on alternative venues for writing.

UPR creating series on Utah's opioid epidemic | ChaSS

UPR creating series on Utah's opioid epidemic

UPR is creating a series on Utah's opioid epidemic and is looking for Utahns who would like to share their story of addiction or that of a family member

Faculty Awards | CHaSS

Faculty Awards

A list of all CHaSS awards that recognize the important work of faculty, staff and students who contribute to research and to the college. Includes nomination forms and instructions.

Rethinking higher education

Rethinking higher education

Three humanities professors explain that 'out-of-the-box' teaching is what creates a truly educated person

Norm Jones Celebration

Norm Jones Celebration

Join us in celebrating Norm Jones' lasting effect on students, coworkers, and The College of Humanities and Social Sciences as a whole.

UPR names new managers, looks ahead to enhancing connections throughout state
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