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USU Social Work degrees earn high ranking, but the whole story is even better

USU Social Work degrees earn high ranking, but the whole story is even better

08/23/2019

USU social work program was ranked by a national company that only looked at tuition and expected tuition after graduation. The statewide program actually has a lot more things that explain its excellence.

Exhibit of early 20th-century editorial cartoons illustrates suffragist ideals

Exhibit of early 20th-century editorial cartoons illustrates suffragist ideals

06/28/2019

USU's Museum of Anthropology hosts "Women Speaking to Women: The Political Art of Nina Allender," an exhibit of the political cartoons Allender created for The Suffragist, a magazine published by the National Women's Party from 1913-1920. The exhibit cont...

World Refugee Day serves up community spirit at first neighborhood picnic in Logan

World Refugee Day serves up community spirit at first neighborhood picnic in Logan

06/27/2019

The Cache Valley's first-ever celebration of World Refugee Day included a picnic in the park, with USU faculty such as Jess Lucero of Social Work.

Vernal open house/exhibit to conclude global conference of archaeologists

Vernal open house/exhibit to conclude global conference of archaeologists

05/16/2019

An open house will bring the public into a week long conference of archaeologists worldwide discussing climate sustainable food systems at USU Uintah Basin in Vernal.

USU Eastern Police Academy links to Blanding in a first-of-its-kind program

USU Eastern Police Academy links to Blanding in a first-of-its-kind program

05/10/2019

USU Eastern's Police Officer Academy graduates first class of cadets after the program's expansion to USU Blanding in a new video and hands on format that is the first-of-its-kind.

A record number of 789 seniors statewide earn CHaSS diplomas

A record number of 789 seniors statewide earn CHaSS diplomas

05/06/2019

CHaSS 2019 commencement has nearly 790 seniors who are potential gradates (pending spring grades). This includes graduates in the humanities and social sciences statewide.

Mehdi Heravi, CHaSS patron, is among those receiving honorary degrees

Mehdi Heravi, CHaSS patron, is among those receiving honorary degrees

04/26/2019

Mehdi Heravi, who has long been generous to CHaSS, is among those receiving honorary degrees at USU's May 2019 commencement.

More and more students seeking LPCS degrees are headed for medical careers

More and more students seeking LPCS degrees are headed for medical careers

04/22/2019

With a varied offering of degrees, LPCS is becoming more popular among students looking to have a career in the medical field.

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

04/19/2019

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.

Former students invited to chat with history mentor Norm Jones as he ends long career

Former students invited to chat with history mentor Norm Jones as he ends long career

04/11/2019

Dr. Norm Jones, longtime USU History professor, will retire this semester. Two gatherings will be held to allow the many students he mentored over the years to reconnect with him. April 16 in Logan, April 26 in Salt lake City.

New professors, other promotions announced by CHaSS

New professors, other promotions announced by CHaSS

04/08/2019

Ten College of Humanities and Social Sciences faculty have received promotions for the 2019-20 school year, including as new professors: Christa Jones, Charles Waugh, Scott Henry

'They Shall Not Grow Old,' featuring restored WWI footage, plays in Logan

'They Shall Not Grow Old,' featuring restored WWI footage, plays in Logan

04/05/2019

“They Shall Not Grow Old” will be shown at 7 p.m. for three nights, Tuesday, April 9, and Thursday and Friday, April 11-12, at the Utah Theatre, 18 W. Center, Logan. Tickets are $4 at the door. Prof. Ross Peterson will lead discussions beforehand.

Speech and Debate, USU’s ‘Cinderella team,’ ends the year as national champ

Speech and Debate, USU’s ‘Cinderella team,’ ends the year as national champ

03/28/2019

USU Speech and Debate won the top spot at the nation’s largest comprehensive speech and debate tournament. The nine-member team finished in first place at the Pi Kappa Delta National Tournament, sponsored by the International Public Debate Association a

That most effective of weapons, shaming, is focus of upcoming Ethics Slam

That most effective of weapons, shaming, is focus of upcoming Ethics Slam

03/27/2019

“The Ethics of Shaming” will be the topic of the first-ever Ethics Slam in Logan, set for 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, at the Crepery restaurant, 25 W. Center St., Logan. Sponsored by USU Department of Philosophy.

Open-mic event tunes into voices of the suffragettes who won a basic American right

Open-mic event tunes into voices of the suffragettes who won a basic American right

03/21/2019

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences is hosting “Women’s Voices, Women’s Votes: Kicking Off a Yearlong Celebration of Women’s Suffrage and Voting Rights,” to mark the 100-year anniversary of passage of the 19th Amendment.

Bonjour? Hola? Ni hao? USU welcomes hundreds for high school language fair

Bonjour? Hola? Ni hao? USU welcomes hundreds for high school language fair

03/21/2019

Hundreds of language students from Cache Valley high schools gathered at USU March 18 for the Cache Valley World Languages Fair 2019. In between intervals of fun and play, they interacted with ‘experts’ -- USU language faculty and students, as well as hig...

USU Creative Writing and Art Contest announces 2019 winners

USU Creative Writing and Art Contest announces 2019 winners

03/15/2019

The 26th annual USU Creative Writing and Art Contest recognizes the best creative work by USU students.

CHaSS alums named in magazine's '40 Under 40’ list as top business leaders

CHaSS alums named in magazine's '40 Under 40’ list as top business leaders

03/14/2019

CHaSS alumni, Tyler Buswell, Ben Kolendar and Jessie Lynn Richards, have been named in Utah Business magazine's '40 Under 40’ list as top business leaders

Fresh and important research presented on Capitol Hill by undergrads

Fresh and important research presented on Capitol Hill by undergrads

03/06/2019

The 2019 Research on Capitol Hill event featured many USU students,including 10 CHaSS students, who summed up their research on posters and presented it to an audience of State Legislators on March 5.

New book describes how modern Marines have returned to lessons from Vietnam

New book describes how modern Marines have returned to lessons from Vietnam

02/27/2019

Political Science Professor Jeannie Johnson's new book, 'The Marines, Counterinsurgency and Strategic Culture,' relates the Marine Corps' history since 1915, with special emphasis placed on the Combined Action Patrol formed during the Vietnam War.

JCOM symposium on Feb. 27 looks at ways media is researched at USU

JCOM symposium on Feb. 27 looks at ways media is researched at USU

02/25/2019

the Journalism and Communication Research Colloquium on Wednesday, Feb. 27, from 1-5 p.m. The research and creative works symposium, now in its second year, is titled "Our Mediated World: The Many Facets of Media Research and Creative Development at Utah...

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

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

02/14/2019

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.

Anthro professor creates support group as safe space for religious discussion

Anthro professor creates support group as safe space for religious discussion

02/13/2019

Anthropology Professor Bonnie Glass-Coffin says the Interfaith Initiative has launched a new support group on campus to help students improve their mental health by discussing their religious identities.

Blanding exhibit reveals hard life, contribution of Chinese rail laborers

Blanding exhibit reveals hard life, contribution of Chinese rail laborers

02/11/2019

A new exhibit at Utah State University-Blanding focuses on the tens of thousands of Chinese immigrants who labored to bring the transcontinental race to a finish line at Promontory Point in Box Elder County. “Tunnels, Trestles, Track,” now open through A...

Latinx leaders share inspirational stories during lunch events

Latinx leaders share inspirational stories during lunch events

02/01/2019

CHaSS faculty members take part in lunch series sponsored by USU's new Latinx Center, hosted by Chris Gonzalez, the center's Director and English associate professor.

Poet Gunsberg welcomes ‘dangerous life' in Jan. 29 reading of new poems

Poet Gunsberg welcomes ‘dangerous life' in Jan. 29 reading of new poems

01/25/2019

Poet Gunsberg, assistant professor of English, reads from new collection of poems, "Welcome, Dangerous Life."

CHaSS announces winners of 2019 awards

CHaSS announces winners of 2019 awards

01/22/2019

The winners of the CHaSS awards of excellence for 2019 have been named, including faculty and students.The awards will be presented at the CHaSS Awards Society in March.

How many homeless at one point in time? Volunteers put boots on the ground

How many homeless at one point in time? Volunteers put boots on the ground

01/18/2019

The Point-in-Time Homelessness Count for 2019 in Cache Valley will take place the week of Jan. 21. USU assistant professor of Social Work Jess Lucero is an organizer.

Prof. Cathy Bullock named as interim JCOM department head, replacing Hixson

Prof. Cathy Bullock named as interim JCOM department head, replacing Hixson

01/11/2019

Professor Cathy Bullock has been named interim department head of the Department of Journalism and Communication at USU, replacing Kim Hixson, who is leaving to be a dean at a Maryland University.

Young poet wins Utah’s top prize for original work in Spanish

Young poet wins Utah’s top prize for original work in Spanish

12/14/2018

Sophomore Carlos Andres Gutierrez Gutierrez, who is majoring in Spanish and Political Science, has won the Sor Juana Award, a Utah Humanities statewide prize for original writing in Spanish.

New faculty video: Comm Studies' Nicole Allen on the symbolism of calendars

New faculty video: Comm Studies' Nicole Allen on the symbolism of calendars

12/13/2018

Nicole Allen, a new assistant professor of Communication Studies at Utah State, offers her take on the commercialism of today's holidays.

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.

Barre Toelken, renowned folklorist and beloved professor, dies at age 83
Speech and debate students show their depth at region’s largest tournament

Speech and debate students show their depth at region’s largest tournament

11/08/2018

Members of USU Speech and Debate team begin the 2018-19 academic year’s tournament season with three sweepstakes and other top wins on Oct. 12-14 at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Ore.

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

Public 'roadshow' to collect local memories and record family relics of WWI

Public 'roadshow' to collect local memories and record family relics of WWI

11/08/2018

Records of artifacts and recorded remembrances to be included in a WWI archive

‘On Being’ host Krista Tippett to speak Nov. 7 on mystery in our busy world

‘On Being’ host Krista Tippett to speak Nov. 7 on mystery in our busy world

11/02/2018

Radio personality to speak on "Mystery and the Art of Living"

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

Why are there fewer women CEOs? Media seek answers from two USU researchers

Why are there fewer women CEOs? Media seek answers from two USU researchers

10/26/2018

Sociologists Christy Glass and Management Expert Alison Cook look at what's behind recent spate of resignations of big-company CEOs who are women.

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

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

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

Religious Studies names three finalists for Arrington Chair in Mormon history

Religious Studies names three finalists for Arrington Chair in Mormon history

10/04/2018

Candidates to visit campus in search for professorial chair in history

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

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

'No turning back now' with groundbreaking of writers and artists' retreat

'No turning back now' with groundbreaking of writers and artists' retreat

09/20/2018

The long-planned Swenson House comes closer to reality with ceremony, gathering

Groundbreaking set for writing and events space honoring the legacy of Utah poet May Swenson

Groundbreaking set for writing and events space honoring the legacy of Utah poet May Swenson

08/31/2018

The re-imagined Swenson family home will welcome community, writers and learners.

A Light on the Hill for students who be the light of the world

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

Poetry contest honoring May Swenson anticipates groundbreaking for retreat

Poetry contest honoring May Swenson anticipates groundbreaking for retreat

08/23/2018

Contest winners will read their poems at ground- breaking ceremony Sept. 18

USU's Mountain West Center names 2018 Evans Biography Award winners

USU's Mountain West Center names 2018 Evans Biography Award winners

07/13/2018

Authors explore polygamy through women's diaries and the story-telling of Native Americans.

Three of Utah Business' 'Women to Watch' got start with humanities degrees

Three of Utah Business' 'Women to Watch' got start with humanities degrees

06/22/2018

Alumni Darlene Carter, Amanda Owen and Kathleen Tobey are named in magazine's recognition of state's most influential women in business.

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

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

06/14/2018

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

New, original UPR series asks, 'Are we loving Utah lands to death?'

New, original UPR series asks, 'Are we loving Utah lands to death?'

06/14/2018

Now that everyone's in on Utah's secrets, where do we go from here?

Bennion Teachers'  Workshop to explore beginnings of our democracy

Bennion Teachers' Workshop to explore beginnings of our democracy

06/01/2018

Who started the fire? Early revolutions topic of June 4-8 event sponsored by Mountain West Center.

Farewell to 668 CHaSS grads, you'll do great things

Farewell to 668 CHaSS grads, you'll do great things

05/31/2018

CHaSS graduates take the best of the college with them as they begin new lives.

History announces retirement of renowned scholar Philip Barlow

History announces retirement of renowned scholar Philip Barlow

05/07/2018

Philip Barlow, the History Department's Arrington Chair for Mormon Studies, set to retire in December.

Embassy reception recognizes CHaSS connections with Peru

Embassy reception recognizes CHaSS connections with Peru

05/01/2018

CHaSS alumni, friends and faculty gathered at the Embassy of Peru to note college's ties

High-schoolers get real journalism experience at mock car wreck

High-schoolers get real journalism experience at mock car wreck

04/27/2018

Fatal car crash is real enough to high school journalists visiting USU for annual awards event.

USU Eastern Police Academy graduates ready for the world

USU Eastern Police Academy graduates ready for the world

04/26/2018

Members of academy's fourth-ever graduating class of new law enforcement officers are ready to serve in local law enforcement.

Our new senator studentsplains CHaSS, and we love it!

Our new senator studentsplains CHaSS, and we love it!

04/25/2018

What exactly is the College of Humanities and Social Sciences all about? Here's a response from our new CHaSS senator.

2018 CHaSS Awards gallery: Congratuations to our oustanding faculty, students and staff!

2018 CHaSS Awards gallery: Congratuations to our oustanding faculty, students and staff!

04/20/2018

The College of Humanities and Social Science recognized the achievements of student, faculty and staff during its annual awards ceremony

Air Force ROTC cadet wing ranks in nation's top 5 for academic prowess

Air Force ROTC cadet wing ranks in nation's top 5 for academic prowess

04/19/2018

The cadets of Detachment 860 in Utah State University's Air Force ROTC were ranked No. 1 in cumulative GPA among all 34 AFROTC units in the Northwest Region, and No. 5 among all 145 ROTC units nationwide.

Spanish prof honored with the Peak Award for his mentorship

Spanish prof honored with the Peak Award for his mentorship

04/16/2018

Spanish professor Crescencio López-González was awarded the Peak Prize for Undergraduate Research Faculty Mentor of the Year.

Student  journalists to share stories on UPR from MLK tribute in Memphis

Student journalists to share stories on UPR from MLK tribute in Memphis

04/13/2018

Student journalists, part of the USU Civil Rights Pilgrimage for 2018, to share stories on UPR from MLK tribute in Memphis, Tenn.

USU Speech and Debate Team wraps up season with 4th place at nationals

USU Speech and Debate Team wraps up season with 4th place at nationals

04/03/2018

Tournament in Spokane seals team's reputation as top performers

English professor Joyce Kinkead awarded USU's most prestigious accolade

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.

2018 CHaSS awards recognize those who 'think, discover, create’

2018 CHaSS awards recognize those who 'think, discover, create’

03/29/2018

The CHaSS community gathered for awards event to celebrate the accomplishments of students, faculty, staff and friends.

UPR original series ponders 50th anniversary of MLK's death

UPR original series ponders 50th anniversary of MLK's death

03/29/2018

Utah Public Radio examines the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. in a new original series in conjunction with the USU Civil Rights Pilgrimage.

Families invited to Anthropology Museum’s April 7 celebration of eastern Indian dance

Families invited to Anthropology Museum’s April 7 celebration of eastern Indian dance

03/28/2018

A professional eastern Indian dance group will headline the Museum of Anthropology’s Family First Saturday for April with a performance and workshops in classical Indian dance for children and adults.

Utah Supreme Court opens court session to all in appearance at USU

Utah Supreme Court opens court session to all in appearance at USU

03/14/2018

Utah's Supreme Court will hear business as usual in a provisional courtroom on USU's campus. The March 19 proceedings, beginning at 10:30 a.m., are open to students and the public.

CHaSSy Film Festival: Recognizing today's writing needs, plus popcorn

CHaSSy Film Festival: Recognizing today's writing needs, plus popcorn

03/05/2018

New CHaSSy Awards open the curtain on alternative venues for writing.

Themes of resistance reflected in 2017’s hottest internet trends like #MeToo

Themes of resistance reflected in 2017’s hottest internet trends like #MeToo

12/14/2017

USU's Digital Folklife Project announces winner of 2017 Digital Trend of the Year: Themes of resistance reflected in 2017’s hottest internet trends like #MeToo.

Themes of resistance reflected in 2017’s hottest internet trends like #MeToo

Themes of resistance reflected in 2017’s hottest internet trends like #MeToo

12/14/2017

USU's Digital Folklife Project announces winner of 2017 Digital Trend of the Year: Themes of resistance reflected in 2017’s hottest internet trends like #MeToo

Six long-time CHaSS faculty members earn honorary title of Distinguished Professor

Six long-time CHaSS faculty members earn honorary title of Distinguished Professor

12/07/2017

Dean Joe Ward names six long-time CHaSS faculty members as Distinguished Professors

UPR Pledge Drive

UPR Pledge Drive

10/07/2017

It's fall, which means it's time for UPR Pledge Drive, beginning Sept. 20

A Light on the Hill - 2017

A Light on the Hill - 2017

10/05/2017

A Light on the Hill 2017 had a record number of CHaSS majors celebrating the beginning of the semester.

Videos of New Perspectives on Joseph Smith and Translation Conference

Videos of New Perspectives on Joseph Smith and Translation Conference

10/05/2017

Videos of 'New Perspectives on Joseph Smith and Translation' conference now online, at faithmatters.org

New Perspectives on Joseph Smith and Translation

New Perspectives on Joseph Smith and Translation

10/05/2017

One key to understanding Mormonism's prophetic founder, Joseph Smith, is to grapple with his sharply distinctive practice of “translation.” Come take advantage of a unique, day-long conversation by some of Mormon Studies’ leading minds o...

CHaSS welcomes eight new faculty for fall semester 2017

CHaSS welcomes eight new faculty for fall semester 2017

09/18/2017

Fall semester for 2017 welcomes new faculty in political science, communication studies, English, History and Intensive English Language Institute.

CHaSS News: UPR creating series on Utah's opioid epidemic

CHaSS News: UPR creating series on Utah's opioid epidemic

08/18/2017

To better understand the allure and devastation of opioids, with overdose deaths rising nearly 20 percent last years, UPR staffers have sought stories from Utahns about their own struggles.

Mountain West Center announces Evans Books Awards winners

Mountain West Center announces Evans Books Awards winners

07/17/2017

A biography of famed LDS scholar Leonard Arrington and a memoir that looks at the ambiguity of isolation are the winners of the annual Mountain West Center Evans Book Awards.

Conference marks Leonard Arrington's 100th birthday with new, diverse scholarship

Conference marks Leonard Arrington's 100th birthday with new, diverse scholarship

07/07/2017

Conference July 12-13 marks Leonard Arrington's 100th birthday with new, diverse scholarship

CHaSS faculty, students among Robins Award winners

CHaSS faculty, students among Robins Award winners

06/06/2017

CHaSS faculty, students among Robins Award winners at April 15, 2017 ceremony.

New SSWA social justice scholarship

03/07/2017

Utah State University’s Department of Sociology, Social Work and Anthropology has created a scholarship program for students who want to become “ambassadors for social justice.” The new “Human Rights and Social Justice Ambassador Scholarship” offers 16

Laurel Thatcher Ulrich Brings Insights into Women's History to USU Lecture on March 15

Laurel Thatcher Ulrich Brings Insights into Women's History to USU Lecture on March 15

03/07/2017

Laurel Thatcher Ulrich Brings Insights into Women's History to USU Lecture on March 15

2019-2020 Tanner Talks

2019-2020 Tanner Talks

The concluding three speakers in the 2018-19 Tanner Talks are scholars focusing on the Renaissance, not just in Italy, but in the Philippines, Middle East and Japan.

2019-2020 Tanner Talks

The concluding three speakers in the 2018-19 Tanner Talks are scholars focusing on the Renaissance, not just in Italy, but in the Philippines, Middle East and Japan.

CHaSSy Film Festival: Recognizing today's writing needs, plus popcorn

CHaSSy Film Festival: Recognizing today's writing needs, plus popcorn

New CHaSSy Awards open the curtain on alternative venues for writing.

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