USU Associate Professor of History Danielle Ross is the recent recipient of a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) stipend to conduct research in Kazakhstan.
Beau Jenson is a double major in history and political science who interned at the Utah State Capitol this summer. Jenson was awarded support from the Experiential Learning Fund to facilitate the internship.
Every student in Utah State University’s Japanese Language and Culture program has been paired with a Japanese-speaking tutor for weekly conversations as a part of regular coursework.
USU student Collin Carter spent his summer in a German chocolate factory. The Halloren Chocolate Factory’s internship is selective, but Carter made the cut and spent the summer working and living on the factory premises.
USU’s Department of English is partnering with the William G. Pomeroy Foundation to celebrate Utah’s local folklore through the Legends & Lore Marker Grant Program, which helps communities promote cultural tourism through roadside markers.
Utah State University’s Community and Natural Resources Institute (CANRI) recently released the findings of its 2023 Utah People and the Environment Poll (UPEP).
Sociology's Christy Glass and Guadalupe Marquez-Velarde belong to a team of researchers taking a closer look at race in the NFL.
Research co-authored by Assistant Professor of Sociology Guadalupe Marquez-Velarde and her students to was recently published by the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Joseph Myers is the CEO of a nonprofit serving displaced communities in Afghanistan and Syria while pursuing a degree in international studies at Utah State University. Learn more about Allies2Refugees and hear how Myers is already applying what he’s lear...
MSW student Nicole Burnard started the Willam A. Burnard Warming Center to provide temporary overnight accommodations during Cache Valley’s freezing winter months.
Assistant Professor Sydney O’Shay is studying the way communication impacts substance addiction and, more specifically, how family members are affected by the social stigmas associated with substance abuse.
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.
A group of USU researchers from CHaSS is one of two teams in the state selected to participate in the 2022-23 Scholars Transforming Through Research (STR) Program.
Rebecca Walton has recently been honored with two Conference on College Composition and Communication awards, winning the 2023 awards for Best Article on Philosophy or Theory and Best Original Collection of Essays in the technical or scientific communicat...
Claudia Wright is a Ph.D. candidate in sociology working on a dissertation project about migrant motherhood, specifically, the experience of Colombian mothers.
The Ancient Language Working Group or “Latin Lab”, part of the Ancient Languages and Cultures graduate program in History at Utah State University, just completed a yearslong project translating a unique, untranslated manuscript called “Heroica Eulogia” w...
A new series was recently introduced to promote the creative work and research conducted in the college. The CHaSS Book Talk series was designed to help facilitate a more robust intellectual community among faculty, staff, and graduate students, centering...
Assistant Professor of Sociology Guadalupe Marquez-Velarde is a health disparities researcher and argues that if we shifted attitudes around health from the individual to the community, the chronic issues that lead to health inequities might be improved....
Alex Lambert is currently a Boren scholar studying Turkish and Azerbaijani in Baku
Social Work student, Porscha Doucette hopes to diversify the social work curriculum.
Chris Babits and graduate student Jace Jones set out to create a master course for HIST 1700 concurrent enrollment.
The NSF has funded a study to understand how behavioral changes affect health outcomes. Associate Professor of Cultural Anthropology, François Dengah, will conduct a three-year project looking at the impact of gender roles and family life on an individual...
Rails East to Ogden: Utah’s Transcontinental Railroad Story,” a publication in the Bureau of Land Management’s cultural resources series, has been recognized by the U.S. Department of the Interior.
USU history student Rachel Walker’s undergraduate research project examines the narrative surrounding corsets and their effects on women’s bodies.
This USU history grad student seeks to illuminate women’s contribution in past national conflicts. In recent years, the number of women enlisted in the United States military has increased dramatically.
Brad Hansen works full time as the Grants Contracts Coordinator for the Montana Historical Society's State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO).
This spring, Palfreyman conducted an undergrad research project analyzing the dissonance that USU undergrad students feel between their religious values and their personal beliefs about queer sexual identities.
Colby Townsend, a graduate of our master’s program, won the Mormon History Association prize for best thesis this year, "Rewriting Eden with the Book of Mormon: Joseph Smith and the Reception of Genesis 1-6 in Early America".
Utah State University grad student links modern medicine and obscure 17th century autopsy
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.
Daniel Bertrand and Frankie Urrutia-Smith, both seniors, earned the rare distinction of presenting their work at the American Historical Association.
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.
See how a popular Middle Ages' heavy artillery actually worked on October 20th.
Yun Kim demography laboratory celebrates its 50th anniversary with symposium
Three Utah State University archaeologists process massive amounts of brand-new data
Respected annual conference brings folklorists to USU to study today's digital folklore.
Kelli Morrill, received a $1,000 scholarship for her winning essay "Lights, Camera, and Whistling Solos: An LDS Roadshow."
Faculty-Student Mentorship Grants end first year as a success. Read about highlights from the program.
Julia Gossard, expert on childhood in medieval France, has published two journal articles
"Perspectives on Effective Teaching in DLI and Foreign Language Classrooms" is available; editors include USU faculty Karin deJonge Kannan and Maria Luisa Spicer Escalante
Eric Reither, a USU sociologist, has received a $2.1 million grant from the NIH to find links between sleep and weight gain
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
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.
Emily Marie Crumpton graduated from USU in 2017 with an M.A. in History. Her primary research areas included media, gender, crime, and mortality in the United States during the Progressive Era.
Haden and Alyson met in an undergraduate history class at Utah State University in 2015 and in addition to falling in love, saw the practicality of marrying a fellow major to save on textbook costs.
Landon's studies culminated in a traveling exhibit titled, "Cache Valley: An Airminded Community," which explored the history of local aviation history.
At the culmination of his year-long research project, Daniel Porter, a student majoring in history and minoring in classics, ran 1.3 miles wearing 73 pounds of extra weight distributed across his body to replicate a set of ancient Greek armor and spear.
Anthropology graduate student Alexandra Wolberg teamed up with the College of Veterinary Medicine to analyze an Indigenous pouch.
Tegan Durfee, senior at USU majoring in English literature, completed an undergrad research project analyzing the work of May Swenson as a pioneer LGBTQ+ artist.