USU re-imagines Center for Women and Gender to be more inclusive
The new Center for Intersectional Gender Studies and Research will build upon the highly successful history of the university’s Center for Women and Gender. The new center will be directed by sociology professor Dr. Christy Glass.
USU Eastern Police Academy links to Blanding in a first-of-its-kind program
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.
Branching Out: How the Coyote Flat Killer changed Criminal Justice
CHaSS Criminal Justice Professor is an expert on solving very cold cases.
Giraffe Award winner Chris Gonzalez, others honored in 2019 CHaSS awards
College of Humanities and Social Sciences distributed many awards for excellence during the 2018-19 school, including Prof. Chris Gonzalez, who 'stuck his neck out' and won CHaSS's Giraffe Award
Latinx leaders share inspirational stories during lunch events
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.
With Thanksgiving gift, social work students learn truth of 'helper therapy'
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.
Koralene Tapoof named Aggie Hero
Koralene Tapoof, sociology student at Uintah Basin Regional Campus, was named a 2018 Aggie Hero.
First U.S. fulltime coordinator for LGBTQ vets keynotes CHaSS, USU events
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
Faculty Present at Inclusive Excellence Symposium
Sociology and Social Work faculty members work to advance equity and inclusion at annual symposium.
Homecoming With SSWA: Rewrite "The Scotsman"
Students and faculty reimagine USU's famous song.
Gulzar H. Shah and Wu Xu Reunite at the Pop Lab Celebration
Graduates reunite at Yun Kim Population Lab 50th anniversary celebration and a week later publish an article called "Health Informatics Innovations & Applications"
Why are there fewer women CEOs? Media seek answers from two USU researchers
Sociologists Christy Glass and Management Expert Alison Cook look at what's behind recent spate of resignations of big-company CEOs who are women.
Respected population lab marks 50 years' research into the human condition
Yun Kim demography laboratory celebrates 50th anniversary with symposium
Unique research uses trash to track human energy use for last 10,000 years
USU archaeologists process massive amounts of brand-new data
“10 Tips to Use Your Sociology Major to Land Your Dream Job”
Undergraduate Mary Briggs Ott offers interviewing advice for other sociology students.
Faculty and student research collaborations
Mehmet Soyer, Temporary Assistant Professor of Sociology, has recently helped many USU student present their original research.
From USU to CDC
Chung-won Lee completed her PhD in 2000 with a focus in demography and public health.
Anthropology Students Find Significant Artifacts
Richard Olsen leads two assistants and eight students on an archaeological field school to Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument.
Stephanie Malin thrives at CSU
Stephanie Malin speaks with us about her job as Assistant Professor at Colorado State University.
Holly Jeffcoat named Dean of SMU Libraries
Jeffcoat graduated with an M.S. in sociology before earning her M.A. in library science at Arizona State University.
Jess Lucero recognized for work with refugees
Jess Lucero, MSW Program Coordinator and Associate Professor, is recognized for her volunteer work with refugees in Cache valley.
Faculty and students present research
Students and faculty will present at the 24th International Symposium on Society and Resource Management (ISSRM).
Alumna Wins Governor's Award for Excellence
Dr. Wu Xu is awarded the Governor’s Award for Excellence for outstanding public service.
Kristen Koci wins prestigious award
PhD candidate Kristen Koci wins best oral presentation award at the Break the Cycle of Health Disparities Conference at Emory University.
Joyce Mumah discusses her position at APHRC
Joyce Mumah, a 2011 graduate, talks with us about her work as an Associate Research Scientist at the African Population and Health Research Center.
Michael Sanderson at NYC Department of Health
After earning his BA and MA from USU, Michael Sanderson went on to work at the Utah Department of Health before moving to his current position in the NYC Department of Health. He shares his experience.
Sofiya Yuvshanova discusses life after USU
2016 graduate and Fulbright scholar, Sofiya Yuvshanova, discusses her work as a Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist at the UN.