Chris Babits and graduate student Jace Jones set out to create a master course for HIST 1700 concurrent enrollment.
Focused on Innovation and Impact
CHaSS faculty are engaged in cutting-edge research and creative projects that extend into every aspect of our modern world. Through their scholarship, mentorship of students, and engagement with the community, CHaSS faculty create understanding of the human experience across region, culture, and time, develop solutions for some of society’s most pressing challenges, and affect change in meaningful ways.
Associate Dean for Research
Faculty in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences participate in impactful and award-winning research focused on the very things that make us human: language, history, education, religion, security, health, governance, and culture. CHaSS faculty work to addresses complex social issues, encourage diversity of thought, and reflect on past, present, and future challenges facing humanity. Their research impacts community on and beyond campus by encouraging students to discover what excites them and engaging society in meaningful dialogue and action.
Students in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences are uniquely positioned to participate in active research. Undergraduate and graduate students alike enjoy opportunities to collect data, synthesize information, and to present their findings at conferences or for publication. Students acquire transferable skills as they curate exhibits, assist diverse communities, explore past civilizations, predict future conflict, and develop problem-solving strategies to respond to a dynamic future and prepare for change in the world and the workplace.