Educating by Inspiring

Professor Writes History Book on American West

New Books Network interviewed Dr. Sara Dant, professor and chair of the Department of History, discussing her recent publication "Losing Eden: An Environmental History of the American West." Check out the podcast here.

Students Present Research Findings to Weber County Commission

10 students from Dr. Gary Johnson's Urban Government and Politics class created a survey, wrote a literature review, and conducted a bill analysis on election reform in Utah. Last week, they presented their research findings to the Weber County Commission in the Ogden Municipal Center. Click here to learn more.

Dr. Monica Williams Earns Teaching Award

Dr. Monica Williams was selected as the recipient of the inaugural Gene Sessions Outstanding Teaching Award. The Criminal Justice Department lauds her excellence in the classroom and with students. Click here to learn more. 

WSU Political Scientist Interviewed on Ballot Initiatives

Dr. Gary Johnson was interviewed by Fox 13 News for story on Ballot Initiatives.  Click here to learn more. 

Naval Order of the United States Awards History Professor 

History professor, Dr. Branden Little, was awarded by The Naval Order of the United States for his "exemplary scholarship." He also joined the Utah State World War I Centennial Commission. Click here to learn more. 

Geography Professor Writes Book on Climate Change Myths 

Dr. Daniel Bedford co-authored the book "Climate Change: Examining the Facts" which provides a clear understanding of the issue by presenting scientific facts to refute falsehoods and misinformation?and to confirm the validity of other assertions. Click here to learn more.