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College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences

Physical Address:
112 Administration Bldg
851 Campus Drive

Mailing Address:
College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3154
Moscow, ID 83844-3154

Phone: 208-885-6426

Fax: 208-885-8964

Email: class@uidaho.edu

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CLASS Notes, January 2021

Dear Alumni, Donors, Colleagues and Friends,

"Goodbye to all that" — the title to Robert Graves's classic autobiography — serves as an apt close to the past year. And let us sincerely hope we are turning the page. 2020 was incredibly tough — a year quite unlike any other — and it was one filled with real losses, struggle and conflict, and emotional and material hardship. The suffering has been profound and widespread, and it has touched us all.

However, amidst the turmoil, we find moments to commemorate and express gratitude for one another. I am overcome with admiration for our hard-working students, faculty and staff, who have shown real courage and dedication in these trying times, responding to our current adversities, and giving each other mutual support and comfort.

Here, in our spring newsletter, I want to take this opportunity to celebrate these accomplishments, highlighting the work of our students and faculty, and sincerely thank our generous donors and alumni. The stories below illustrate some of the amazing things happening in our college. I hope they inspire you as much as they inspire me.

I fervently hope that the new year will soon bring us all better health and the promise of new hope. No doubt, there will be more challenges on the road ahead. But we can see the shape of a better future, and we know we can move forward. Thank you for supporting our college.

Most sincerely yours,
Sean M. Quinlan, Ph.D.
Dean and Professor of History

Sean Quinlan
Sean Quinlan

Around the College

Catch up on all the latest news on the CLASS News page. Submit your alumni or CLASS news items.


U of I Political Science Department Receives $1 Million for Endowed Professorship

University of Idaho students interested in learning about East Asian politics and economics will have a new course of study beginning in 2022, thanks to a $1 million endowment from a U of I alumnus and former student body vice president. Read More.

Tom Slayton
Tom Slayton

All-Virtual Jazz Fest Expands Reach Over Five Time Zones With Host of Workshops, Concerts

Josh Skinner decided last summer that the pandemic would not strike a discordant note at this year’s Lionel Hampton School of Music’s iconic, annual jazz festival.

Skinner, the manager of the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival at the University of Idaho, began gathering resources in July to ensure that this year’s all-virtual festival, set to kick off Feb. 25, will be more far-reaching than in years past. Read More.

CLASS Dean’s List for the Fall 2020 Semester

Congratulations to the undergraduate students for achieving a grade point average of 3.5 or better for the Fall 2020 semester. See the list.


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Contact

College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences

Physical Address:
112 Administration Bldg
851 Campus Drive

Mailing Address:
College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3154
Moscow, ID 83844-3154

Phone: 208-885-6426

Fax: 208-885-8964

Email: class@uidaho.edu

Web: College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences

Map