News and Events
Posted Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:52:00 -0800The Department of Politics and Philosophy will host guest speaker Sandy Goldberg, who will speak on capturing attention and the ethics of addressing others. The lecture, "Your Attention Please! (On the Ethics of Address) is 4-6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 26, in TLC 28.
Posted Wed, 06 Dec 2017 15:25:00 -0800The College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences has named the awardees of its FY19 CLASS Undergraduate Collaborative Research Key Grants. These grants are designed to encourage collaboration between CLASS faculty and undergraduate students on scholarly or creative projects. Read more
Posted Wed, 06 Dec 2017 09:21:00 -0800On Friday, Dec. 8, 19 students from the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences will be honored with an Alumni Award for Excellence. This is award is given by the University of Idaho Alumni Association to undergraduate seniors, graduate students and law students who have achieved outstanding academic success and have demonstrated career and professional preparation; campus and community leadership and involvement, or are leaders in the classroom, laboratory, campus and community. CLASS students made up 38 percent of the total award recipients. Read more
Posted Wed, 04 Oct 2017 14:35:00 -0700Luke Mayville — Idahoan, activist, author, and postdoctoral fellow at Columbia University — will speak about Reclaim Idaho, a statewide campaign to restore economic security and opportunity for all from 3:30-5 pm. Tuesday, Oct. 10, in the Commons Clearwater Room. Mayville will discuss how we can mobilize a statewide movement to fight inequality and rebuild the middle class. This event is brought to you by the Department of Sociology and Anthropology with support from the Center for Volunteerism and Social Action and the Department of Politics and Philosophy.
The Appeal of Echo Chambers
Bert Baumgaertner researches echo chambers in which people surround themselves with others of similar mindsets.
Failure to Communicate
Graham Hubbs’ research is motivated by careful thought regarding the place of freedom of expression in a democracy.