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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.

CHaSS names three new professors, makes other promotions

CHaSS names three new professors, makes other promotions

04/13/2018

College of Humanities and Social Sciences announces new professors for 2018, as well as other promotions.

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

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.

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.

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.

Activism earns History professor Colleen O'Neill a Lifetime Achievement Award

Activism earns History professor Colleen O'Neill a Lifetime Achievement Award

03/26/2018

Dr. Colleen O’Neill, associate professor of History, received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Center for Women and Gender at USU for her scholarship and Cache County-based activism.

Viral-video creator Travis Chambers, JCOM grad, named in Forbes 30 Under 30

Viral-video creator Travis Chambers, JCOM grad, named in Forbes 30 Under 30

03/16/2018

Travis Chambers has found success in sharing his creativity and making people laugh.

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.

New Army ROTC leader salutes cadets who join up knowing world's dangers

New Army ROTC leader salutes cadets who join up knowing world's dangers

02/23/2018

Army Major Klint Kuhlman joined the military at a time the U.S. was not at war. Now he's creating the leaders for today's very different world.

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 6 long-time CHaSS faculty members as Distinguished Professors

Professor's life work has been safeguarding, advocating for victims of abuse

Professor's life work has been safeguarding, advocating for victims of abuse

12/04/2017

Derrik Tollefson, whose life work is finding ways to protect vulnerable youngsters, strengthen their families and develop treatment for those who perpetrate abuse, was recognized for his promotion to the rank of professor.

Alumnus shares his poetry with students in multiple languages

Alumnus shares his poetry with students in multiple languages

11/29/2017

Alumnus Glade Meyer visited an Advanced Spanish Conversation and Composition class to share his own poetry, which is written in multiple languages.

POLITICAL SCIENCE - Yesola Kweon on reducing corruption in government and social policies in open economies

POLITICAL SCIENCE - Yesola Kweon on reducing corruption in government and social policies in open economies

11/21/2017

Recently published essays by assistant professor in political science International Interactions journal.

UPR Pledge Drive

UPR Pledge Drive

10/07/2017

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

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

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

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

10/05/2017

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

LANGUAGES 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

10/05/2017

"Perspectives on Effective Teaching in DLI and Foreign Language Classrooms" is available; editors include USU faculty Karin

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...

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

10/05/2017

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

CHaSS Alumni : Vernal Teacher of the Year

CHaSS Alumni : Vernal Teacher of the Year

10/05/2017

A 1999 Utah State University graduate in English has been named the 2018 Utah Teacher of the Year.

Political Science head named to Utah branch of U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

Political Science head named to Utah branch of U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

10/05/2017

Tony Peacock, director of USU's Political Science Department, his appointment as a member of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights' Utah advising board.

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.

New CHaSS Faculty 2017

New CHaSS Faculty 2017

10/05/2017

CHaSS welcomes eight new faculty for fall semester

Upcoming civil rights 'pilgrimage' translates history to a personal level

Upcoming civil rights 'pilgrimage' translates history to a personal level

10/05/2017

Upcoming Civil Rights 'Pilgrimage' Translates History to a Personal Level. Seven day trip beginning March 31, 2018, will travel to spots important in the life of Martin Luther King, Jr.

POLITICAL SCIENCE Greg Goelzhauser 'Does Merit Selection Work?'

POLITICAL SCIENCE Greg Goelzhauser 'Does Merit Selection Work?'

09/21/2017

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

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

09/21/2017

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

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

08/15/2017

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.

2017 JCOM grad and UPR pro takes her talents to KSVC in Richfield

2017 JCOM grad and UPR pro takes her talents to KSVC in Richfield

08/01/2017

2017 JCOM grad, now a UPR veteran, Aimee Cobabe takes her talents to central Utah radio station as news director.

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

Aggie journalists, broadcasters recognized in statewide awards

Aggie journalists, broadcasters recognized in statewide awards

06/19/2017

Aggie journalists, broadcasters recognized in statewide SPJ awards

Follow along on social media as student scientists engage in Peruvian field school

Follow along on social media as student scientists engage in Peruvian field school

06/12/2017

USU Anthropology students will be sharing their experiences in Peru via social media.

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.

Adventures in an exotic study abroad to Morocco

06/06/2017

Sociology and technical communications students experience a study abroad in Morocco with professors Peg Petrzelka and Rebecca Walton.

CHaSS recognizes four faculty members as full professors

CHaSS recognizes four faculty members as full professors

06/01/2017

CHaSS recognizes four faculty members as full professors. They are Maria Spicer-Escalante, Damon Cann, Derrik Tolllefson and Courtney Flint.

English professor earns Fulbright Award to Equador

English professor earns Fulbright Award to Equador

05/22/2017

English professor Alan Blackstock earns Fulbright Award to Equador

History grad student earns award in Arrington writing contest

History grad student earns award in Arrington writing contest

04/14/2017

History grad student, Kirtan Patel, earned second place in a writing contest held in conjunction with the Leonard J. Arrington Mormon History Lecture at Utah State University.

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

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

Professor’s article examining rhetoric used by the coal industry is reprinted in dozens of newspapers

Professor’s article examining rhetoric used by the coal industry is reprinted in dozens of newspapers

02/07/2017

Communication Studies Professor Jennifer Peeples’ research is going where few academic books do: mainstream media.

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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