CSBS Social Life Newsletter


Meet CSBS Student Ambassador Daniel Nielsen!

Daniel Nielsen is a geography major who is currently studying tree rings to identify the origins of a few anomalous populations of Ponderosa Pine along the Wasatch Front. He is learning the methods of Dendroecology while working at the Garrett Herbarium at the Natural History Museum of Utah.


A Campus-Community Dialogue Series
First Dialogue: Health Care in America
Date: Thursday, February 16th, 2017
Time: 12:30-2:00 PM
Location: Hinckley Caucus Room | Building 73


2017’s Best & Worst States to Raise a Family

Family and consumer studies professor Nicholas Wolfinger gives his expert opinion regarding how a family's life is influenced by the state they live in.

Local Ordinances and Payday Loans

Research done by FCS professor Robert N. Mayer shows that local ordinances to regulate the payday loan industry in Utah have had little effect.

Research on Capitol Hill

Health, society and policy student Mohan Sudabattula recently showcased his research during Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol.

Law helps infants at risk for hearing loss

Family and consumer studies professor Marissa Diener's latest study found that state-mandated testing for babies with hearing loss has increased early detection of a congenital and health-threatening infection.

Keeping Utah's Economy Strong

Economics alum and Advancement Board member Natalie Gochnour warns us that now is not the time to grow complacent due to the state's current economic success. 

Menopause Mystery: Why Do Female Killer Whales Experience The Change Of Life?

Anthropology professor Kristen Hawkes comments on the difficulties in studying killer whales to determine why they go through menopause.

Ancient Network of Superhighways

Project leader Richard D. Hansen, adjunct professor of anthropology, recently discovered an ancient network of superhighways in Guatemala.

Meghan Nick Flipping for Aerial Skiing

Economics major Meghan Nick talks about her entrance into the sport of aerial skiing and her goal to make the 2018 U.S. Olympic team.

As Legislature tackles teen suicide, what experts would like to see

Psychology professor and suicidologist Craig Bryan weighs in on what the state of Utah can do to have the biggest impact in suicide prevention. 


Congratulations to psychology assistant professor Jackie Chen for being named Association for Psychological Science Rising Star!
Congratulations to psychology graduate student Erica Barhorst-Cates, who was recently awarded a travel grant from the Women in Cognitive Sciences group to conduct cross-cultural research on mobility and navigation strategies!
Congratulations to psychology graduate students Lace Padilla and Lauren Williams, who were accepted into the 2017 cohort of STEM Ambassadors! 
View News Archive

January 30 - February 27

Our Schools Now – Restoring Funds to Public Education: January 30

Student Summer Job Fair: January 31

Clean Air for U: A TravelWise Challenge: February 1-28 

Campus Career Fair: February 2

U Explore Major Open Houses: February 2

Kennan Conversation The Future of U.S.-Russian Relations: Thinking beyond Trump/Putin: February 7

Islam's Stance on Justice: Myths & Truths: February 8

Environment & Sustainability 2017 Research Symposium: February 8

Mapping Social Media Networks with Big Data: February 13

LSA Speaker Series: Legal Endogeneity in Civil Rights Law: February 15

Understanding Our Differences, Shaping Our Future Dialogue Series: February 16

Sociology Brown Bag Seminar Series: February 17

Presidents Day (University Closure) February 20

C-FAHR Data & Design Discussion: February 27

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