CSBS Social Life Newsletter


The Child and Family Development Center
Open House Celebration

Date: Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Time: 3:00-5:00 PM
Location: Presidents Circle

Making Sense of the 2016 Elections

Date: Monday, October 17, 2016
Time: 11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Saltair Room | Union Building

Psychology and U

Date: Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Crimson View Room | Olpin Student Union
Guest Speaker: David Strayer

A Journey Through a Public Policy Research Agenda

Date: October 24, 2016
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Panorama East | Union Building
Guest Speaker: Alan Mathios, Cornell University

Carolyn and Kem Gardner Building Groundbreaking Celebration

Date: Friday, October 28, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Marriott Library Plaza


The Utah Population Database

Family and consumer studies professor and database director Ken Smith discusses the "unique opportunities that the Utah Population Database provides for understanding health and disease, and for developing new medical treatments."

Super Sleepers or Dangerously Drowsy?

A new study by psychology professor Paula Williams suggests that “habitual short sleepers”  may be more tired than they realize.

LSA Travel Grants Available

In recognition of the support that the University of Utah and the Colleges of Law and Social and Behavioral Science provide in hosting the Law and Society Association on campus, the Association has created two travel grants for faculty and graduate students from the University of Utah.

Unionized Teacher Turnover

Economics assistant professor Eunice Han is shedding new light on union teachers in the workplace, and has found that highly unionized districts actually fire more bad teachers.

Challenging Gender Imbalance Theories

Anthropologists Ryan Schacht and Karen Kramer challenge traditional theories of a gender imbalance in society. 

Republicans 3.0

Political science professor Howard Lehman discusses the internal conflicts brewing within the Republican party with the Salt Lake Tribune.

The Driverless Debate

Kelly Funkhouser and other researchers in the psychology department are studying whether semi-automated driving technology will make things safer or worse.
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Congratulations to psychology professors Sheila Crowell and Elisabeth Conradt, who just received an NIH grant for their project, "Advancing the Science and Technology of Prenatal Programming Research".
Congratulations to psychology graduate student Erika Roberge, and her advisor, Craig Bryan, for winning the university's Distinguished Master's Thesis Competition!
Congratulations to psychology graduate student Jeremy Grove on his receipt of a National Research Service Award for his project entitled, "Testing pathways linking sleep quality to self-injurious thoughts and behaviors." Congratulations also to advisors Tim Smith and Sheila Crowell.

September 26 - October 28

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