‘Baby Steps’ to Reduce Textbook Costs
As the university seeks ways to reduce textbook and course material costs, family and consumer studies associate professor Cheryl Wright has started offering her undergrad students older textbook options and taught a course with a open source book during spring semester.
Republicans Are Having More Sex Than Democrats
Recent research done by family and consumer studies professor Nicholas Wolfinger concluded that Independents and Republicans are more likely to have sex at least once a week than their Democrat peers.
The 24 People Looking for the Next U President
CSBS Dean Cindy Berg is part of the 24-member search committee tasked with finding candidates to replace David Pershing as president of the university.
Parry Mead Murray
Parry Mead Murray graduated magna cum laude from the University of Utah in 1977, earning bachelor's degrees in Anthropology and Psychology. Additionally, Parry took undergraduate and graduate courses in Folklore and Media Communications with an emphasis on Documentary Photography. In 2001, she completed a master's in Museum Studies at San Francisco State University.
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Congratulations to Jesus Valero for being awarded the UNP Community Scholar in Residence Award!
Jennifer Watt was awarded the John Topham and Susan Redd Butler Off-Campus Faculty Research Award, through the REDD Center, to continue her research studying mountain pine beetle outbreaks in the Northern Rocky Mountains. The Redd Center promotes the study of the Intermountain West by offering grants to faculty and students at colleges and universities across the country to assist in their research.
Kim Gabbitas, ’17 (Political Science), recently presented research on ‘Trade Union Trade-Offs: Unions, Voters, and the Rise of Right-Wing Populism’ at the 15th Claremont-University of California Undergraduate Research Conference on the European Union, April 6-7, 2017.