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History Track
Liberalis
Classics
Graduate
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 research
Liberalis
Research
Project Spotlight
Anthropology
News
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
Anthropology research awarded NSF funding

Anthropology research awarded NSF funding

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...

Faculty
Liberalis
Project Spotlight
Sociology Track
New York Times
Alison Cook
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.

Research
Anthropology
faculty research
News
Liberalis
Project Spotlight
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.
Award winning railroad research

Award winning railroad research

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.

Jeannie Johnson
Political Science Track
Research
Liberalis
Undergraduate
Project Spotlight
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.

Project Spotlight
Liberalis
Undergraduate
History
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.

faculty research
History
News
Liberalis
Research
Project Spotlight
American History
Chris Babits and graduate student Jace Jones set out to create a master course for HIST 1700 concurrent enrollment.
Faculty-Student Research Looks at Improving Concurrent Enrollment

Faculty-Student Research Looks at Improving Concurrent Enrollment

Chris Babits and graduate student Jace Jones set out to create a master course for HIST 1700 concurrent enrollment.

Liberalis
Faculty
Research
English
Folklore Track
Project Spotlight
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
Greg Goelzhauser
Faculty
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?"

Liberalis
Daniel Bertrand
History Track
Project Spotlight
Frankie Urritia-Smith
Undergraduate
American Historical Association
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
Liberalis
Faculty
Project Spotlight
Latin American Studies Track
James E. Sanders
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

History Track
Project Spotlight
Julia Gossard
French Track
Faculty
Liberalis
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

Student Research
News
Liberalis
Undergraduate
Project Spotlight
History
Research
USU history student Rachel Walker’s undergraduate research project examines the narrative surrounding corsets and their effects on women’s bodies.
Killer Corsets

Killer Corsets

USU history student Rachel Walker’s undergraduate research project examines the narrative surrounding corsets and their effects on women’s bodies.

Project Spotlight
Liberalis
Linguistics Track
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

Research
Project Spotlight
Undergraduate
Summer Mentorship Program
Mentorship
Liberalis
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.

population lab
Liberalis
Sociology Track
Yun Kim Population Lab
Project Spotlight
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

Project Spotlight
sociology
Eric Reither
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
Liberalis
Project Spotlight
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.

Anthropology
Graduate Students
faculty research
Research
News
Liberalis
Project Spotlight
Student Research
Anthropology graduate student Alexandra Wolberg teamed up with the College of Veterinary Medicine to analyze an Indigenous pouch.
USU Anthropology Student, Vet Med Faculty Identify Object in Centuries-Old Indigenous Pouch

USU Anthropology Student, Vet Med Faculty Identify Object in Centuries-Old Indigenous Pouch

Anthropology graduate student Alexandra Wolberg teamed up with the College of Veterinary Medicine to analyze an Indigenous pouch.

May Swenson
Project Spotlight
English Track
Poetry Track
Research
Liberalis
LGBTQ
Tegan Durfee
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
Anthropology Track
Project Spotlight
Liberalis
Jacob Freeman
Davis Byers
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

Anthropology
Psychology
Interfaith
Project Spotlight
LGBTQ
Cultural Anthropology
Undergraduate
Liberalis
Religious Studies
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.

History
News
Liberalis
Project Spotlight
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.