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Today's big challenges require solutions where disciplines work together to meet human needs.

By bringing a community of faculty scholars, graduate and undergraduate students, community partners and policy makers together, the College of Social and Behavioral Science is producing knowledge and training that will provide lasting solutions to the world's toughest challenges.




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Sexual fluidity among women over 30 isn’t all that uncommon

Research conducted by Lisa Diamond (Psychology) and others reveals woman can experience same sex attraction regardless of their overall orientation.

Wildfires continue to burn throughout California

Scientists, professors and wildfire experts continue to look at the reasons behind California's wildfires. Read what our CSBS professors have to say.

Dedication of Carolyn and Kem Gardner Commons building

"Gardner Commons is an investment, that will touch lives for generations" said Cynthia Berg (Dean CSBS). The University of Utah celebrates the addition of Gardner Commons and the many new areas this will bring to campus.

Recent Awardees

Alumni, Emeriti, & Friends

Terri Klug

BS Geography

President & Founder
Strategic Development LLC

Luz Escamilla (Luz Robles)

Master of Public Administration

Vice President Community Development
Zions Bank

Charles L. Perschon

BS Psychology

Director of Business Development
North America, Kaspersky Lab

Mary Chase Tommaney

BS Family and Consumer Studies


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Last Updated: 11/12/18