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jaxon rollerCSBS Student Spotlight: Jaxon Roller

Jaxon Roller is majoring in environmental and sustainability studies and plans to graduate in the spring of 2019. This summer, he's been working on creating a prototype for the first ever scratch resistant, fully recyclable, fog free swimming goggles! #bethesolution

Featured Events

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GIScience (GIS) - Rewarding Careers for All
September 11, 2017 | 12:00-1:30 PM
Gould Auditorium | Marriott Library


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The "S" Word
Documentary Screening
and Q&A with the Director

September 21, 2017 | 5:00-8:00 PM
Katherine W. and Ezekiel R. Dumke Jr. Auditorium | Utah Museum of Fine Arts

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Sociology and U: Performance Art on Race, Class, and Gender
September 27, 2017 | 5:30-7:30 PM
Salt Lake Acting Company
168 West 500 North | Salt Lake City

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Awards and Grants

  • csbs logoCongratulations to all of our undergraduate students who received Undergraduate Research Opportunities awards for fall 2017.

  • ebru kongarCongratulations to U of U Econ Ph.D. (and Dickinson College Associate Professor) Ebru Kongar, recipient of the Jean Shackelford Award for Outstanding Service to the International Association for Feminist Economics.
  • Deacon Armando Solorzano, who is a family and consumer studies associate professor, received the Distinguished Service Award in recognition of his contributions during 23 years of teaching at the U and seven years serving as a deacon in the Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake City.

  • ConradtCongratulations to psychology assistant professor Liz Conradt, who has just received the Kucharski Young Investigator Award from the International Society for Developmental Psychobiology.

  • james curryCongratulations to political science professor James Curry, who received a grant from the Hewlett Foundation's Madison Initiative for his current research project.

  • Congratulations to Brian Codding!Congratulations to anthropology associate professor Brian Codding, who has just received a 2017 Presidential Scholar Award at the University of Utah!
  • Congratulations to Jennifer Watt!ENVST Associate Director 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.

  • rand-payneCongratulations to psychology assistant professor lecturer Kristina Rand and psychology assistant professor Brennan Payne, each of whom won Early Career Awards from APA Division 3 (Society for Experimental Psychology in Cognitive Science) for the best papers by new investigators/early career scholars published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology.

  • Congratulations to Jesus Valero!Congratulations to political science assistant professor Jesus Valero for being awarded the UNP Community Scholar in Residence Award!
  • Congratulations to Jennifer Robinson, political science alum and Associate Director at the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute, who was selected as one of Utah's 30 Women to Watch in 2017!


August 21 - September 25

Fall Semester Begins: August 21
Labor Day: September 4
Geography Event: September 11
S Word Screening: September 21
Sociology and U Event: September 27

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Last Updated: 8/22/17