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Summer 2018

Liberalis Archive

News from around the college

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.

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

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

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

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.

Faculty Update Archive

Meet Major Kuhlman

Major Klint Kuhlman is assigned as Officer in Charge at USU's Army ROTC, where he see a great opportunity to make a real difference.

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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

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 search massive data for patterns

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

Portrait of Joyce Kinkead

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.

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.

Research Corner Archive

Judson Finley's research on the Fremont Indians

Anthropologist and archaeologist Judson Finley receives a grant to expand his research on the Fremont Indians. He explains why this research is interesting and much needed.

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.

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

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

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

Crowd of students eating at Light on the Hill

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

Students of CHaSS Archive

Jcom research event: Pogo Suganuma excerpt

A small excerpt from one of the presentations given at USU's JCOM research event for winter 2018.

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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.

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

CHaSS News Archive

CHaSSy Awards

A March 1 ceremony marked a new tradition of student-made videos in a contest sponsored by the English Department because today's writing skills are not limited to paper and text. Here's an introduction to the new CHaSSy Award, as covered by JCOM student Taylor Emerson.

Read about the winning videos