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5 Questions for a CHaSS Grad highlights the awesome things our alumni go on to do. Meet Lakesia Lopez ‘20. After majoring in sociology-criminal justice at USU Blanding, Lakesia now finds herself the sole full-time clerk for the Blanding Justice Court.
5 Questions for a CHaSS Grad

5 Questions for a CHaSS Grad

5 Questions for a CHaSS Grad highlights the awesome things our alumni go on to do. Meet Lakesia Lopez ‘20. After majoring in sociology-criminal justice at USU Blanding, Lakesia now finds herself the sole full-time clerk for the Blanding Justice Court.

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Koralene Tapoof
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With guidance from research mentors, Koralene Tapoof redefines ‘nontraditional’ in a culture known for tradition
Branching Out: A window to understanding

Branching Out: A window to understanding

With guidance from research mentors, Koralene Tapoof redefines ‘nontraditional’ in a culture known for tradition

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Rachel Walton
CHaSS Criminal Justice Professor Rachel Walton is an expert on solving very cold cases.
Branching Out: How the Coyote Flat Killer changed Criminal Justice

Branching Out: How the Coyote Flat Killer changed Criminal Justice

CHaSS Criminal Justice Professor Rachel Walton is an expert on solving very cold cases.

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Susan Polster
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Susan Polster, editor and mentor for 40 years of fledgling college journalists
Branching Out: The Eagle then and now the students' voice

Branching Out: The Eagle then and now the students' voice

Susan Polster, editor and mentor for 40 years of fledgling college journalists

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Michael Petersen
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Utah Supreme Court's visit to Logan campus allows USU Tooele lecturer to see his daughter, the newest justice, at work.
Branching Out: Utah Supreme Court visits USU

Branching Out: Utah Supreme Court visits USU

Utah Supreme Court's visit to Logan campus allows USU Tooele lecturer to see his daughter, the newest justice, at work.

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Utah State University Assistant Professor of Social Work Brian Droubay was recently awarded $40,000 for a project focused on developing religious and spiritual competency among students pursuing advanced degrees in mental health.
Brian Droubay Trains MSW Students to Consider Religion and Spirituality in Clinical Practice

Brian Droubay Trains MSW Students to Consider Religion and Spirituality in Clinical Practice

Utah State University Assistant Professor of Social Work Brian Droubay was recently awarded $40,000 for a project focused on developing religious and spiritual competency among students pursuing advanced degrees in mental health.

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Social Work student, Porscha Doucette hopes to diversify the social work curriculum. 
CHaSS Student Research Spotlight: Porscha Doucette

CHaSS Student Research Spotlight: Porscha Doucette

Social Work student, Porscha Doucette hopes to diversify the social work curriculum. 

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During the fall 2023 semester, USU Blanding administrators saw impressive results in the pass rates of students who were taught by Danielle Ross. The campus will now see the associate professor in history extend her stay at the campus for a second academi
History Professor Extends Stay in Blanding After Impressive Student Marks

History Professor Extends Stay in Blanding After Impressive Student Marks

During the fall 2023 semester, USU Blanding administrators saw impressive results in the pass rates of students who were taught by Danielle Ross. The campus will now see the associate professor in history extend her stay at the campus for a second academi...

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The Utah State University history club, Phi Alpha Theta, gathered students from across USU Statewide Campuses for a weekend of history. Students traveled to the Uintah Basin to learn local history from USU faculty and experience the region’s natural wonde
Phi Alpha Theta Club Holds Uintah Basin History Road Trip

Phi Alpha Theta Club Holds Uintah Basin History Road Trip

The Utah State University history club, Phi Alpha Theta, gathered students from across USU Statewide Campuses for a weekend of history. Students traveled to the Uintah Basin to learn local history from USU faculty and experience the region’s natural wonde...

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Utah State University professors in the Department of Social Work have been researching how to adapt university-level instruction for Indigenous students.
Professors Researching Adapting University Instruction to Indigenous Learning Styles

Professors Researching Adapting University Instruction to Indigenous Learning Styles

Utah State University professors in the Department of Social Work have been researching how to adapt university-level instruction for Indigenous students.

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Effective this fall, Utah State University will offer a bachelor of arts and a bachelor of science in criminal justice alongside its existing associate degree.
USU to Launch Four-Year Criminal Justice Degrees

USU to Launch Four-Year Criminal Justice Degrees

Effective this fall, Utah State University will offer a bachelor of arts and a bachelor of science in criminal justice alongside its existing associate degree.