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College of Humanities Takes Steps to Address Racism and Diversify Curriculum

(Courtesy of the College of Humanities)

July 16, 2020

  On June 8, 2020, Stuart K. Culver, the Dean of the College of Humanities, sent an email to students addressing the changes to the humanities as a result of current protests surrounding police brutality and also the COVID-19 pandemic. In the letter, Culver writes about recent injustices ...

Novel Writing and Getting Published: Goudsmit’s Path to Authorship

Novel Writing and Getting Published: Goudsmit's Path to Authorship

By Hannah Keating, Arts Writer

November 13, 2019

When you pose the question "What makes an artist?" you are bound to get a wide range of answers, depending on who you ask. For those like author Nicholas Goudsmit, the answers is simple. Passion, dedication and love for his craft. Growing up in Massachusetts, literature came naturally to him in a way ...

Best Humanities Classes To Take as A Freshman

Inside of the LNCO, where most humanities courses at the University of Utah are located. Chronicle archives.

By Yixin Song

May 15, 2019

  The first few months of college can be daunting, but not because it has a stricter regulation on academics and lifestyle. On the contrary, it's because you'll find that nobody will tell you what to do. Up until college, teachers and guidance counselors alike have helped students choose what...

A Word of Advice from the Arts Desk

The Performing Arts Building (PAB), home to many departments and classes within the arts at the U. Chronicle archives.

By Palak Jayswal, Abigail Raasch, Hannah Keating, Christopher Payne, Alison Myers, Yixin Song, Ray Gill, and Sofia Sant'Anna-Skites

May 15, 2019

  Being a freshman is terrifying, to say the least. As you embark on your college journey, the writers of the Arts Desk want to pass along some words of wisdom — from reflections on our personal degrees to general advice, we wish you the best of luck. Palak Jayswal - Communication (B.A.) ...

Sonnenberg: Finding a Job With My English Major

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By Kristiane Sonnenberg

January 18, 2019

  You know you’re in trouble when the subject line of an email from your academic advisor reads “Worried About Finding a Job with your English Major?” My gut reaction is that yes, I am worried that I will fulfill the stereotype of an unemployed millennial humanities student living in he...

Richards: The Inherent Value of Humanities

Titian: Europa and the Bull

By Connor Richards

October 18, 2017

When deciding a major, one of the first things students ask themselves is how what they choose will come across to others. At least, this was one of the first things I asked myself. For students like me, the opinions of others towards a prospective field are as, or more important than the student’s ...

College of Humanities Names New Dean

(Pictured is Dianne Harris. photo courtesy of Caitlyn Harris)

April 19, 2015

Dianne Harris has officially been named the new dean of the College of Humanities. Currently the director of the Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Harris has a background in landscape architecture and is an architectural historian. She is heav...

Margaret Atwood Speaks at Kingsbury

(Photo by Chris Samuels)

By Kylee Ehmann

March 25, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Margaret Atwood spoke about the value of the humanities Wednesday night. TOP READ NEWS STORY: HOW THE UTAH LEGISLATURE SUPPORTED THE U THIS SESSION Tickets to her show at Kingsbury Hall, titled “Human Values in an Age of Change,” sold-out early. A poet, novelist, litera...

Jane Goodall to Speak in Utah

(Photo Courtesy of Jeek - Hong Kong University)

By Carolyn Webber

March 1, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Jane Goodall, a primatologist, anthropologist and advocate for peace, will be speaking at the Lyceum II Lecture hosted by the College of Humanities and Environmental Humanities Program in April. WHAT YOU MISSED: STUDENTS BLOCK SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS FROM GRADUATE SCHOOLS Heidi Camp, ass...

Student Input Wanted in Search for New College of Humanities Dean

February 16, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The College of Humanities is searching for a new dean, and they’re asking students to be involved in the process. The three finalists for the position are Leroy Dorsey, Dianne Harris and Dan O’Hair. Heidi Camp, the assistant dean for advancement at the College...

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