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Inquiring Minds column: Who teaches the teachers? I do!

Inquiring Minds column: Who teaches the teachers? I do!

December 08, 2017

Professor Maria Louisa Spicer-Escalante shares her methods of teaching the language teachers who will be teaching the nation's kids such languages as Spanish and French, especially in dual-language-im...

Themes of resistance reflected in 2017's hottest internet trends like #MeTooPage Title

Themes of resistance reflected in 2017's hottest internet trends like #MeTooPage Title

December 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

December 07, 2017

Dean Joe Ward names 6 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

December 04, 2017

Derrik Tollefson, Professor of social work, tells Inaugural Lecture gathering that his Life Work has Been Safeguarding, Advocating for Victims of Abuse...

Alumnus shares his poetry with students in multiple languages

Alumnus shares his poetry with students in multiple languages

November 29, 2017

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

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

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

September 25, 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....

CHaSS welcomes eight new faculty for fall semester

CHaSS welcomes eight new faculty for fall semester

September 18, 2017

CHaSS welcomes eight new faculty members....

It's fall, which means UPR Pledge Drive, beginning Sept. 25

It's fall, which means UPR Pledge Drive, beginning Sept. 25

September 18, 2017

Utah Public Radio begins its bi-annual pledge drive beginning Sept. 25...

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

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

September 13, 2017

Dr. Anthony Peacock, Political Science Department head, has been appointed to Utah branch of U.S.Commission on Civil Rights...

Utah's 2018 Teacher of the Year is a USU English grad

Utah's 2018 Teacher of the Year is a USU English grad

September 12, 2017

Utah's 2018 Teacher of the Year is a USU English grad. Aaryn Birchell is a Uintah High School teacher in Vernal....

A Light on the Hill: Inspiration as we begin a new semester

A Light on the Hill: Inspiration as we begin a new semester

August 30, 2017

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

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

August 29, 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 now online

Videos of 'New Perspectives on Joseph Smith and Translation' conference now online

August 18, 2017

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

UPR creating series on Utah's opioid epidemic. Share your story.

UPR creating series on Utah's opioid epidemic. Share your story.

August 18, 2017

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...

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

August 15, 2017

Research by Christy Glass and Alison Wood on women executives has been used as an expert source in 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

August 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

July 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

July 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

June 16, 2017

Aggie journalists, broadcasters recognized in statewide SPJ awards...

Anthropology students put their skills to work in ethnographic field school in Peru

Anthropology students put their skills to work in ethnographic field school in Peru

June 09, 2017

Putting anthropology techniques to work in Peru...

Adventures during an exotic study abroad in Morocco

Adventures during an exotic study abroad in Morocco

June 06, 2017

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

CHaSS recognizes four faculty members as full professors

CHaSS recognizes four faculty members as full professors

June 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

May 22, 2017

English professor Alan Blackstock earns Fulbright Award to Equador...

CHaSS faculty, students among Robins Award winners

CHaSS faculty, students among Robins Award winners

April 17, 2017

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

History grad student earns award in Arrington writing contest

History grad student earns award in Arrington writing contest

April 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....

CHaSS recognizes students, faculty, friends

CHaSS recognizes students, faculty, friends

April 03, 2017

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

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

March 07, 2017

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

Translation Conference

March 03, 2017

USU Religious Studies and Faith Matters sponsors a day-long conference New Perspectives on Joseph Smith and Translation. The conference is open to students, scholars and community members. Please see ...

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

February 07, 2017

Communication Studies Professor Jennifer Peeples' research is going where few academic books do: mainstream media. Peeples and fellow researchers wrote the article "Inside the Coal Industry's Rhetoric...

New SSWA social justice scholarship

January 06, 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 Right...

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