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Week of: February 20-24

Internships

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Quickly-growing Emperitas is seeking talented Research and Analytics Interns! To apply for this immersive and potentially door-opening internship, contact your Internship Coordinator.

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Online Courses

studentFCS 2600-090 Introduction to Early Childhood | If you have ever wondered about the development of a child, methods of fostering play and creativity in young children, or what a good education is for children and families, this is the class for you. Dr. Cheryl Wright focuses on comparing and contrasting the different types of early childhood education through a number of lenses. Sign up for a summer course now!

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Degrees to Everywere: CSBS Internships

February 28, 2017

Refugee and Immigration Policy
March 2, 2017

The Quarter Machine
March 7, 2017

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Student Spotlights

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My name is Hope Zitting and I am double-majoring in political science and economics with a minor in strategic communication. I hope to be accepted into law school immediately after receiving my Bachelor of Science degree. I want to become a constitutional lawyer and eventually hold public office!

CSBS Fun Facts

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For freshmen who declare a CSBS majors, their average high school GPA is 3.53.

Digest Archive

Week of: February 13-17

Internships

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See the change you make! Utah Community Action seeks dedicated social and behavioral scientists willing to participate in a Utah Conservation Corps as managers on the Real Food Rising Farm.

Contact the Internship Coordinator for more information!

Online Courses

Econ 5470/6470-090: Industrialization and Economic Development | In this class, we will study growth and change in the US economy from the colonial period to the present. While this course is to a great degree a "survey," or a broad overview, of this history, we will give particular emphasis to several key issues like evolving technologies and income ineqaulity.

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Air Quality Panel
February 15, 2017

Health Care in America
February 16, 2017

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Student Spotlights

My name is Stephanie Timm and I am a human development & family studies major in CSBS! I am currently a Hinckley intern working for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in Washington DC. There are so many opportunities to thrive here in DC and I am loving every minute of it! I absolutely love being a Ute and would highly recommend doing an internship through the Hinckley Institute, no matter what your major or career goals are! 

 

CSBS Fun Facts

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108 of our majors are international students with 75 of those majoring in economics, 13 in psychology, 11 in political science, 4 in sociology, and 2 in consumer and community studies.

Week of: February 6-10

Internships

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The Office of the Utah Attorney General is seeking a driven and empathetic college student to assist the Victim Advocate program in a part-time internship. Contact your Internship Coordinator for more details!

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Online Courses

Anthropology 1000-090 | This course is an introduction to four sub-disciplines in Anthropology. These sub-disciplines are biological and cultural anthropology, paleoanthropology and archaeology. We will use three approaches to examine human behavior and the underlying assumptions and research objectives of these sub-disciplines.

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Student Spotlights

My name is Heidi Campo and I am graduating this spring with a degree in Human Development. In 2014 I helped start the University of Utah Powerlifting Team, which is now one of the most successful club sports as far as athlete awards. Some of our athletes hold state, national, and even world records! Additionally, I started a small coaching business called Body Temple Aesthetics LLC. using the skills I learned at the U and I have been full time self employed for a year now. Go Utes!


CSBS Fun Facts

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79.28% of our majors are Utah residents. The most common state of residence for ourout-of-state students is California (4.84%) followed by Idaho (2.96%) and Texas (1.44%)

Week of: January 30-February 3

 

Internships

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Applications for the Utah Recycling Alliance internship are due February 10th! You will work directly with the Executive Director in this innovative and impactful position. Contact your Internship Coordinator for more details!

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Online Courses

PSY 3330-090 Stress Management | What is stress? How do we define it? How do we measure it? In addition to lecture material, students will engage in a variety of experiential online activities involving self-monitoring of stressors and stress responses, as well as learning stress management techniques such as stress exposure reduction, mindfulness meditation, assertiveness training, time management, sleep quality improvement, and health behavior change.

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Student Spotlights

Hannah May is currently pursuing degrees in Environmental and Sustainability Studies and Geography, and during the summer she is a whitewater raft guide in Glacier National Park. Due to her education, she is able to better educate her clients on sustainable efforts they can make if they want to preserve and protect beautiful parks like Glacier. Way to go Hannah!

 

CSBS Fun Facts

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The average age of a CSBS major is 23.4 years old, and the current age range is 17-65!

Week of: January 23-27

 

Internships

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Lead the charge to support healthy kids and strong families! United Way of Salt Lake is seeking a Spring intern to create and implement their Day of Action event and social media campaign.

Contact the Internship Coordinator for more information!

Online Courses

ECON 3100-090 | Labor Economics has a central theme based on the following question: Why do different workers receive different wages? The answer to this question is a lot more complex than we think it is.

For more information about this course, watch the course overview video with Professor Rick Haskell.

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Student Spotlights

Daniel Nielsen is currently studying tree rings to identify the origins of a few anomalous populations of Ponderosa Pine along the Wasatch Front. Working at the Garrett Herbarium at the Natural History Museum of Utah, he is learning the methods of Dendroecology.

 

CSBS Fun Facts

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Of the top 10 undergraduate degrees awarded over the past 10 years at the University of Utah, the College of Social and Behavioral Science accounted for 5 of the 10.

#1 Psychology

#2 Economics

#3 Human Development and Family Studies

#7 Political Science

#9 Sociology

 

Week of: January 16-20

 

Internships

Join the fun, talented, and fast-growing Lucid Software team this summer! The Customer Operations Intern has the opportunity to build leadership capacity in a product community while simultaneously working with operational metrics to drive improvements.

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Internship Coordinator for more information!

Online Courses

PSY 3171-090 | Human Factors and Ergonomics focuses on the role that human factors play in our
daily lives. It happens when things don't work the way you expect or things are too similar. It also happens when things are hard to see or things get in the way and they don't work well together.

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Student Spotlights

Erin Feely, CSBS Student Ambassador and HDFS major, was one of the few undergraduate students selected to carry out research with FCS faculty as part of the iStar5 program during Fall 2016. She had an inspiring experience during her time working with students and their families to develop personal competencies, social skill development and Vocational Readiness.

 

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In fall 2016, 56% of CSBS majors were female and 44% were male.

Upcoming Deadlines

Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday Monday, January 16

Tuition payment due Friday, January 20

SPRING 2017 ACADEMIC DEADLINES

Week of: January 9-13

Internships

Are you ready to make a difference? Multiple leadership-based internship opportunities are available with the Utah Refugee Education and Training Center for Spring and Summer 2017.

Contact the Internship Coordinator to apply for the Utah Refugee Education and Training Center Internship.

Online Courses

ECON 4010-090 | Intermediate Microeconomics talks about the Price Theory. Take gasoline for instance. The Price Theory asks why does gasoline cost the amount of money is costs? What is it about gasoline in the economy that give rise to the price or any other?

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Student Spotlights

Connor Yakaitis will be spending the summer working as a Communications Director for US Congress hopeful Charlene Albarran. "I am traveling around the state visiting voters of all backgrounds, and here I am shown in the center flying with Charlene (left) to southern Utah!"

 

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Approximately half of CSBS majors who have transferred to the U of U come from Salt Lake Community College.

Upcoming Deadlines

Classes begin Monday, January 9

Last day to add without a permission code Friday, January 13

SPRING 2017 ACADEMIC DEADLINES

Last Updated: 2/23/17