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Graduate
History Track
Research
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Classics
Liberalis
Utah State University grad student links modern medicine and obscure 17th century autopsy
A Wondrous and Hairy Disease

A Wondrous and Hairy Disease

Utah State University grad student links modern medicine and obscure 17th century autopsy

Faculty
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Alison Cook
Liberalis
Sociology Track
New York Times
Christy Glass
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.
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

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.

Political Science Track
Research
Project Spotlight
Undergraduate
Liberalis
Jeannie Johnson
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.
DIY firearms: Poli Sci grad presents research on deadly 'ghost guns'

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

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.

Liberalis
History
Project Spotlight
Undergraduate
See how a popular Middle Ages' heavy artillery actually worked on October 20th.
Demonstration will recall era when the trebuchet ruled medieval battles

Demonstration will recall era when the trebuchet ruled medieval battles

See how a popular Middle Ages' heavy artillery actually worked on October 20th.

Folklore Track
Faculty
Research
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English
Liberalis
Respected annual conference brings folklorists to USU to study today's digital folklore.
Fife workshop examines today's folklore with internet's Slender Man

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

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

Liberalis
Faculty
Greg Goelzhauser
Project Spotlight
Political Science
Greg Goelzhauser has published an article in the Journal of Law and Courts titled "Does Merit Selection Work?"
Greg Goelzhauser 'Does Merit Selection Work?' | Political Science

Greg Goelzhauser 'Does Merit Selection Work?'

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

History Track
Daniel Bertrand
Liberalis
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Frankie Urritia-Smith
American Historical Association
Undergraduate
Daniel Bertrand and Frankie Urrutia-Smith, both seniors, earned the rare distinction of presenting their work at the American Historical Association.
History takes two undergrads back in time, forward to national recognition

History takes two undergrads back in time, forward to national recognition

Daniel Bertrand and Frankie Urrutia-Smith, both seniors, earned the rare distinction of presenting their work at the American Historical Association.

History Track
James E. Sanders
Liberalis
Faculty
Latin American Studies Track
Project Spotlight
History | James E. Sanders | Democracy in Las Americas, additional journal article
James E. Sanders - Democracy in Las Americas, additional journal article | History

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

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

Faculty
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Julia Gossard
Liberalis
French Track
History Track
Julia Gossard, expert on childhood in medieval France, has published two journal articles
Julia Gossard Tattletales: Childhood and Authority in Eighteenth-Century France | History

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

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

Linguistics Track
Liberalis
Project Spotlight
Maria Spicer Escalante
Karin Dejonge Kannan
"Perspectives on Effective Teaching in DLI and Foreign Language Classrooms" is available; editors include USU faculty Karin deJonge Kannan and Maria Luisa Spicer Escalante
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

"Perspectives on Effective Teaching in DLI and Foreign Language Classrooms" is available; editors include USU faculty Karin deJonge Kannan and Maria Luisa Spicer Escalante

Undergraduate
Research
Liberalis
Mentorship
Project Spotlight
Faculty-Student Mentorship Grants end first year as a success. Read about highlights from the program.
Partnered with a professor. Better prepared for life.

Partnered with a professor. Better prepared for life.

Faculty-Student Mentorship Grants end first year as a success. Read about highlights from the program.

Liberalis
Yun Kim Population Lab
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population lab
Sociology Track
Yun Kim demography laboratory celebrates its 50th anniversary with symposium
Respected population lab marks 50 years' research into the human condition

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

Yun Kim demography laboratory celebrates its 50th anniversary with symposium

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

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

Technical Communication Track
Avery Edenfield
Project Spotlight
Liberalis
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.
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

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.

Poetry Track
Project Spotlight
Tegan Durfee
Research
Liberalis
English Track
LGBTQ
May Swenson
Undergraduate
English Literature Track
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.
Understanding Love in the Swenson Way

Understanding Love in the Swenson Way

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.

Judson Finley
Project Spotlight
Davis Byers
Jacob Freeman
Anthropology Track
Liberalis
Archaeology Track
Three Utah State University archaeologists process massive amounts of brand-new data
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

Three Utah State University archaeologists process massive amounts of brand-new data

Liberalis
LGBTQ
Psychology
Religious Studies
Project Spotlight
Interfaith
Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Undergraduate
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.
Where Individual and Religious Beliefs Differ

Where Individual and Religious Beliefs Differ

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.

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History
Liberalis
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History Home
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.
Women at War

Women at War

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.